Orin Kerr eviscerates Sony’s legal maneuvers against the people who broke the PS3’s encryption: I realize the complaint characterizes the defendants as hackers, and the CFAA is supposed to be… Read more »
Declan McCullagh has a detailed analysis of FBI Director Robert Mueller’s recent Congressional testimony in which he asked for greatly expanded surveillance powers. Currently the FBI has the technical ability… Read more »
Problem: the voting machines report numbers that don’t add up. Attempted solution: local authorites commision an independent audit of the machines to determine the source of the problem. Checkmate: the… Read more »
The latest flap about “net neutrality” started with a test by the Associated Press which found evidence that Comcast is slowing BitTorrent traffic over its network. If this were really… Read more »
If you have a strong stomach check out this article: Information Week: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At How DRM Becomes Law Cory Doctorow gives an eyewitness account of how the entertainment… Read more »
Ed Foster posts a preliminary draft of The Opt-Out Constitution. You only think it’s an April Fools joke.
Few people have given more thought than Lawrence Lessig to the problems created by America’s ever-expanding copyright laws. Here he provides a detailed presentation on the problem of orphaned works… Read more »