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Be Careful Whose IP Policy You Sleep With

July 7, 2008

…just not right. This talk of international IP, pricing and margins rings some ACTA bells (see here, here(PDF), and here). In ACTA, just as in these designer privilege cases, the…

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Greetings, from Ari, New PK Intern

June 6, 2008

…our culture. I look forward to covering current issues, such as orphan works and ACTA, as well as more “slice of life” cases, such as the recent Hermes’ suit against…

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The Art of the End Around

June 5, 2008 , , , ,

ACTA will apparently be up for adoption at the G8 Summit in July. If ACTA is adopted at the G8 Summit, it will subject all of its signatory nations to…

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The New Clearwire

May 12, 2008 , ,

…a switch or a node on an internet backbone. There’s apparently a backhaul bottleneck that doesn’t get talked about enough.) So it’s unclear whether there’s enough actual or potential money…

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Public Knowledge Statement on FCC Inspector General Report

April 25, 2008

…recent spectrum auction. The report is here. For background, please refer to this blog post that discussions some of the same issues as the IG report: https://www.publicknowledge.org/node/1479 The following is…

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Taking Net Neutrality to the Hill

April 22, 2008 , , , ,

…our [press release](https://www.publicknowledge.org/node/1533). **Competition and Innovation:** [Dr. Robert Hahn](http://www.aei.org/scholars/scholarID.25,filter.all/scholar.asp) of the [American Enterprise Institute](http://www.aei.org/) gave the oft-repeated argument that carriers must be allowed pricing freedom, and the market will find…

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Public Knowledge files comments on ACTA

March 26, 2008

Public Knowledge filed comments regarding the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) last Friday advising the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that ACTA should not adversely affect the…

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U.S. Government Should Seek Public Comment on Anti-Counterfeiting Treaty

January 17, 2008

…counterfeiting and piracy. What is worse is when this happens through an international treaty that is not open to public scrutiny. Case in point: the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)….

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Public Knowledge Proposes Six-Point Program for Copyright Reform

October 26, 2007

…to the New Media and the Marketplace of Ideas Conference at Boston University. A complete text of the speech is available at: https://www.publicknowledge.org/node/1244. She added: “For the past 35 years,…

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Public Knowledge Calls Google Video Filtering ‘A Sad Development’

October 15, 2007

…other companies that may not have the resources Google has to come up with a similar system, which will further hurt consumers.” Gigi has more in her blog post: https://www.publicknowledge.org/node/1217…

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