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Archive for August 4th, 2003

Is There a Geek on the Plane?

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2003 @ 4:02 pm in General | 1 Comment »

I tend to pick my flights – especially the long ones – according to the plane model. Boeing 777s and Airbus A300s tend to be newer purchases with the latest and greatest in per-seat entertainment technology. So, given that my Paris/New-York flight this weekend was a Boeing 747 for large summer travel capacity, I was […]

Zittrain: Copyright Good in Theory, Bad in Practice

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2003 @ 3:53 pm in Policy | Comments Off on Zittrain: Copyright Good in Theory, Bad in Practice

Jonathan Zittrain writes about copyright, and why it’s so broken right now when, in theory, it could be great. As usual, he’s clear, points to incredible examples, and makes you smile along the way. This is great stuff for anyone who wants to understand why so many of us techie/law people are frustrated with copyright […]