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Who Survived the Cinternet – Case Studies to Chinese Websites

Thanks for Professor Urs Gasser’s invitation. I am allowed to sit in his course of “Online Law and Business in a Globalized Economy” at Harvard Law School, and get an opportunity to present some understanding to Chinese websites. Because of the limited time slot, I just partly introduced the slides in the class. Therefore, here […]

Cyberpluralism?

I just read Tim Hwang’s essay on the “Berkman School”. It is very interesting although I am not a fan of categorizing “schools”. He says Berkmanites tend to share the notion that the Internet has specific configuration of features, such as openess, freedom and unfathomably deepness. Hence the fire-walled China’s Internet might not be regarded […]

Fighting Google Unarmed?

China Association of Copyright on Literature Works (CACLW), the governmental authorized org for collective copyright management) is searching the books which are scanned by Google, and calling Chinese authors either sign the GoogleBookSettlement or join CACLW’s collective legal action. The following are the lists of the authors whose works are scanned by Google, collected (seems […]

Collective Management Should Not be the Source of Monopoly Earnings

This is a Column essay in Chinese, published in 21cn Economic Post (GuangZhou). Here is a brief English abstract. Abstract: China Audio-Video Copyright Association (CAVCA) filed a law suit against SuperStar Co. (a KaraOK service company) on the breach of contract. CAVCA is a national-wide copyright management organization to the audio-visual products in China. The […]

Harvard-MIT-Yale Cyberscholar Working Group Event

Just a cross-post from Berkman Website. I am going to talk at Harvard-MIT-Yale Cyberscholar Working Group monthly Meeting on 2 December 2009. The content of my talk will be posted later. 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Wednesday, December 2, 2009Conference Room 202, Berkman Center23 Everett St 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MAPlease RSVP to Herkko Hietanen at […]

Two Methodologies Books and more…

Just for a record, as mentioned yesterday in the course of Seminar on Research Methods on Internet and Society, led by John G. Palfrey and Professor Eszter Hargittai.   Two books:   Eszter Hargittai (ed.): Research Confidential: Solutions to Problems Most Social Scientists Pretend They Never Have This collection of essays aims to fill a […]