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{ Monthly Archives } November 2009

A Beijing Court finds of Infringement

October 26th,, one of the most popular video sharing websites in China (as well as in the world), was found a series of copyright infringements by Haidian District People’s Court in Beijing. The total damages for 47 movies (and that is 47 cases according to China’s civil procedure) is 450,000 RMB (about 64,000 USD). […]

What will happen when two utilitarian giants meet

This is the outline of my talk at Berkman Fellow’s Hour on 17 Nov. 2009. Needs improvement, just post for commentaries.   1. Copyright protection is justified in a utilitarian way in the US. Contrary to many people’s granted thought, my study find that although it is deeply affected by the Germeneric-japanese form of civil […]

Access Controlled is Controlled before Accessible

November 15th, 2009, at Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2009 in Egypt, United Nations (UN) security took down banner / poster (as follows) of the forthcoming book Access Controlled: The Shaping of the Power, Rights and Rule in Cyberspace (MIT Press, 2010). See Youtube: ————- BLawgDog blogs Cyberlaw, IP Law and Social Development, about China.

Fall? No. It’s Autumn!

Leaves, obviously.   Parking on leaves.     Not my car, but my camera.   Tree in Minute Man National Historical Park, Lexington, where the first shot for independence was triggered.   Before night fall.     OK, that’s Harvard main entrance, if there must be one.     Squirrel at the bus stop. ————- […]