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Abstracts of the Chinese Posts at BlawgDog from Dec 3 to Dec 13

Seven Chinese posts have been posted to the Blawgdog from December 3rd to December 13th, 2009. Here are the brief one-sentence abstracts for the English readers’ reference: A broadcast station = A Karaoke Shop?This essay roughly compared the standard of remuneration of using music recordings in the broadcast and TV programs (promulgated by the State […]

"Map of Internet Encirclement Compaign in China"

A “Map of Internet Encirclement Compaign in China” was released by some Chinese netizens yesterday. It is very interesting and has been switfly spreaded to BBS and weblogs in Chinese Internet sphere.   Here is an English translation of the map (click the picture for a better view):   [Background] “The Wars of (anti-)Encirclement Compaign” […]

Chinese BT websites are shut down because of "No License"

The leading Chinese websites of BT sharing are shutting down since the beginning of December. BTChina  btchina.net), one of the most famous such sites, is totally shut down. And the rumour that its webmaster has been arrested was once widely spreaded. Yesterday, the webmaster of BTChina left a very brief message at the webpage: It […]

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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-kxYt2LwKc ————- BLawgDog blogs Cyberlaw, IP Law and Social Development, about China.

Key Sentences at 2009 Free Culture Research Workshop

Oct 23 2009, Harvard Law School Hauser Hall 104, Free Culture Research Workshop 09. It is the first Berkman formal event I participated since I arrvied in Boston on 20 Oct. Here are some key sentences at the conference.   Terry Fisher: (quotes Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself) “Both in and out of the game, […]