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September 14, 2005 | Suw Charman Anderson

Expanding the public domain

A transcript of James Boyle's remarks on the public domain, copyright and Creative Commons, given at the Association of Research Libraries 146th Membership Meeting, May 26 2005. James calls for more evidence-based thinking on intellectual property issues, something that is currently sorely lacking.

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  1. GeekLawyer’s Blog » Government free software:
    Jun 15, 2007 at 11:07 PM

    [...] Geeklawyer thinks that getting someone to pay big bucks twice for the same thing is a pretty neat trick; he’s only ever managed it once. When it’s the government doing it to him however he is a little more outraged. For example trying making him pay a second time to get access to statutes, or Ordnance Survey mapping data for which he already paid via his taxes. [...]

  2. geeklawyer.org/blog » Blog Archive » Government free software:
    Jan 23, 2007 at 01:30 PM

    [...] Geeklawyer thinks that getting someone to pay big bucks twice for the same thing is a pretty neat trick; he’s only ever managed it once. When it’s the government doing it to him however he is is a little more outraged. For example trying making him pay a second time to get access to statutes, or Ordnance Survey mapping data for which already paid via his taxes. [...]



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