Wednesday, February 27, 2002

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Jack Valenti! Quit your Whining!!!!

On February 25, 2002, in the Letters to the Editor section of the Washington Post and online here, Jack Valenti the chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association is whining about how unfair the Internet is to movie moguls.

They really need to get a life!

Movies Get Framed
read here - go there

Reasonable and Non Discriminatory

It looks like the W3C is getting with the program on Open Standards.

Patent Policy Working Group Royalty-Free Patent Policy
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Source: W3C

Control & Creativity

Copyright is one of the four horsemen of the coming Internet Apocalypse. Fortunately for you Lawrence Lessig thinks about it a lot.

"The Internet puts two futures in front of us, the one we seem to be taking and the one we could. The one we seem to be taking is easy to describe. Take the Net, mix it with the fanciest TV, add a simple way to buy things, and thatís pretty much it."

The future of ideas is in the balance
read here - go there

Working for Nothing - Working for All of Us

Eldred v. Ashcroft is going to the Supreme Court.

Professor Lessig is looking for volunteers interesting in working on the pro bono challenge to the copyright term extension act in the Supreme Court -- Eldred v. Ashcroft. Send a resume to carinne.johnson [at]

Stanford Law School Lawrence Lessig
read here - go there
Source: Lawrence Lessig

p i x e l v i e w

Blogging, WebLogs, personal sites are blurring the lines of Journalism.

Online Journalism is a simple concept. Journalism Online.
JD Lasica does both extremely well.

p i x e l v i e w - JD Lasica
read here - go there

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