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October 24, 2012
by Thomas O'Toole
Libraries in the United States are at odds with publishers over the extent to which the copyright law's first sale doctrine protects their right to lend electronic books.
October 22, 2012
I had the opportunity to participate on the What the Journalists Think panel at last week's Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers meeting in Toronto. The panel moderator didn't ask many of the questions he said he would ask. So now I have several pages of "unused" notes. Unused until now.
October 10, 2012
Maybe the South Carolina Supreme Court got it right today when it held that the 1986 Stored Communications Act does not protect opened email messages on a Yahoo! webmail account. Or maybe the court erred. Nobody knows for sure, and that's a problem.
October 5, 2012
Next week, on Oct. 9, Several leading registry operators will hold an open discussion on their proposed alternative to ICANN's trademark clearinghouse plan for the new top-level domains.
Has the URS Fallen Into Disfavor, or Have Cybersquatters Identified Valuable Domains?
Looking Back at ICANN: NSI's Courtroom Victories Paved Way for Modern Domain Name Industry
Looking Back at ICANN: First Taste of Incumbent Intransigence, Congressional Oversight
Looking Back at ICANN: Fielding Tough Questions From Day One
NTIA Escapes IANA Spending Restriction in Senate Spend Bill
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