Items tagged law

Singapore is testing autonomous robots to catch smokers and other “undesirable social behaviors”

Tags: tech, law

It occurs to me that the General Public License is basically the United States Constitution of software development: a pioneering document that opened the floodgates, but is now out of touch and no longer suitable for the modern world.

Tags: computers, law

Licenses Alone Do Not Govern Behavior in Open Source

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Irish police to be given powers over passwords

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The Ratings Game, Part 1: A Likely and an Unlikely Suspect

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RIAA’s YouTube-DL Takedown Ticks Off Developers and GitHub’s CEO

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Polyamorous relationships granted legal rights in Massachusetts

Tags: sexuality, law, america

14 Myths About Crime We Believe (Thanks To Pop Culture)

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Chief Gates Comes to Oakhurst: A Cop Drama

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Colorado makes more than $1 billion from pot sales

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Photos Of Travelers Coming In And Out Of The US Have Been Hacked And Stolen

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Des micros dans les rues de Saint-Étienne pour assurer la sécurité des habitants

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US demands social media details from visa applicants

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What Actually Happens When a Country Bans Abortion

Tags: america, romania, health, law, history

Home Taping Is Killing Music: When the Music Industry Waged War on the Cassette Tape in the 1980s, and Punk Bands Fought Back

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The European Copyright Directive: What Is It, and Why Has It Drawn More Controversy Than Any Other Directive In EU History?

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Cory Doctorow: Terra Nullius

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Ringing in the New Year with new public domain content

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The idea of intellectual property is nonsensical and pernicious

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Here's how Iceland radically cut teenage drug use

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Les eurodéputés cèdent aux illusions sur le droit d'auteur

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Joshua Browder's Bot for parking tickets

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Lutte anti-copie : Mémoriser ce livre est interdit

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Domaine public: Le Petit Grince, ou le brevet sur l'astéroïde B612

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How Writers Coped Without Copyright

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Hamlet is Banned

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Decades of books have vanished because of US copyright protections

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Sorry, publishing that information is illegal in France – even more so if you publish it electronically

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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Disability Roulette

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Why Copyright & Patent Laws Go Against How We Create

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