Category Archives: Stop Online Piracy Act

Copyright turmoil: freedom of speech trumping protection arguments (except in Canada?)

It’s been a busy few weeks for copyright policy around the world, hasn’t it? Latvia, Poland the Czech Republic and – isn’t this something – now Germany have refused to sign the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), although Germany is only … Continue reading

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The Stop Online Piracy Act: History repeating itself?

A little taste of a project I hope to start working on soon, if the funding comes through: As Jessica Litman details persuasively in Digital Copyright, since at least the beginning of the 20th century, the U.S. copyright policymaking process … Continue reading

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