Friday, February 27, 2009


Mystified by copyright? Who isn't!? The web has changed intellectual property in unforeseen ways. I just saw a link today to an article in the New York Times Magazine from 5 years ago (!) -- it's lengthy, but well-researched and very interesting. The illustration is from the New York Times Magazine article and is by Christoph Niemann.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The Ten Commandments in Pleasant Grove

You may have been keeping track of this story since the controversy arose several years ago. On the surface the question seems to be about religion and government, but according to today's New York Times the Supreme Court ruled that it is really a matter of free speech.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Information STILL wants to be free....

Boston University has taken a giant step in information access. Check out this article courtesy of Library Link of the Day.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Copyright and User Generated Content

A Pennsylvania mother set a legal precedent when a huge recording company came after her for a You Tube video, discussed in a lengthy but interesting article from the ABA Journal, courtesy of Library Link of the Day.