Archive for the ‘intellectual property’ Category

I just read about a really nice little project undertaken by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It’s their Patent Busting project, and it undertakes to challenge bogus software and Internet patents, like Amazon’s patent on “one-click” Internet purchase systems. According to the article in Ars Technica the project is three years old, but is clearly under-publicized […]


Does extended copyright protection help keep valuable older works available to the public? Well, I say no, and now I’ve got the tanks, troops, and artillery to back me up.