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guardian.co.uk – Ebooks: durability is a feature, not a bug

As tends to be the case, so on your side Cory Doctorow.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation – Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Law That Removes Works from the Public Domain

This should be declared unconstitutional, once work goes in the public domain, the work should stay there, perpetual copyright is a bad deal.

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Wolfire Games Blog – Counterfeit Lugaru on Apple’s App Store (developing)

Wow that’s interesting and a pretty blatant breaking of trademark/copyright.

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BBC News – Microsoft seeks to block Apple ‘App Store’ trademark

Right there with you Microsoft.

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TUAW – The GPL, the App Store, and you

Lots of information into all the nuances of the GPL and how Apple could be right or could be wrong in it’s treatment of GPL licensed apps.

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ConceivablyTech – The Ultimate Patent Troll Patent: Get Sued When You File A Patent

Just when you thought patents couldn’t get any more stupid, IBM comes through.

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Thomas Hawk – Miami’s World Erotic Art Museum Fraudulently Uses the DMCA to Take Down Items in Their Collection From the Web

Another in a long list of DMCA abuses.

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Center for the Study of the Public Domain – What Could Have Been Entering the Public Domain on January 1, 2011?

Wouldn’t it be nice if copyright actually made some sense, but that’s crazy talk.

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PCMag.com – RIAA Misfires, Grazes PCMag.com

Apparently blaming journalists is now how the music industry will fight its battles.

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TorrentFreak – Author Slams eBook Piracy, Son Outs Her As a Music Pirate

Turns out she pirated 1800 songs and purchased knock off Prada bags.

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