Last week's set of Canadian Supreme Court decisions gutting the copyright laws make me wonder whether there is any serious jurisprudence in Canada.
Steven Shaw used to be a litigation attorney at Cravath, Swaine &gMoore, a New York law firm, and is now the online community managergfor eGullet.org and the Director of New Media Studies at thegInternational Culinary Center.
The United Nations has nothing to offer in the patent dialog and should stay out of it.
The behavior of some patent and copyright "trolls" is distasteful, but this doesn't justify dismantling intellectual property law.
Italian law says Apple must provide two years of support free. Seriously.
I have to wonder if funding a bureaucracy like the FCC, which first must approve a merger like Comcast's and then levies minor fines for minor infractions while making grand claims and paying out bureaucrats' salaries, is taxpayer money well spent.
Fanboys and Fangirls: what do you say about technology patents now that your beloved Apple is being protected by them?
The $10 million Facebook "sponsored stories" settlement is actually a $10 million settlement plus $10 million in legal fees. And I wonder why people hate lawyers.
Cows have been around for ages, and nobody ever figured out how to butcher this particular steak. The inventors of this process have effectively made every cow worth more, and deserve a piece of the action.
I find it hard to remember life before Google Maps. I want to see the service move forward, not back, Senator Schumer.
Facebook is a free service paid for by advertising. You want to use it for free, you have to accept some creepy ads.