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New paper on "intellectual property" and the public goods nature of information
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sat Jun 5th, 2004 at 11:02:04 GMT
A new paper exploring the development of the "ex post" theory of "intellectual property" has been published by Prof. Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School). The paper describes how common arguments for the extension of copyright and patents are fundamentally at odds with the public goods nature of information. Details from the Social Science Research Network library at SSRN.com.

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FFII EU Elections Campaign: Talk to your MEP candidates!
By brian, Section News
Posted on Thu Jun 3rd, 2004 at 13:09:15 GMT
FFII is asking supporters to raise the issue of the EU directive on computer-implented inventions, by asking candidates in the European elections for a clear commitment on software patents. A detailed questionnaire about MEP positions is available at FFII.org.

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Slides from AFFS Conference talks available
By brian, Section News
Posted on Thu Jun 3rd, 2004 at 12:43:07 GMT
Slides of the talks presented at the UK's Association for Free Software annual conference in Birmingham (15 May) are now available online. Topics include "Free Software: the year in review" (Brian Gough), "Core Linux" (Tony Whitmore), "The GNUstep Project" (M J Ray), "A Free Software Payroll: Sense or Suicide?" (John Pinner) and "The Open Information Pledge - using the grassroots" (Tom Chance). Details from AFFS.org.uk

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New paper on legal aspects of digitalization and DRM
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sat May 29th, 2004 at 11:58:56 GMT
A new paper on the legal aspects of modularization and digitalization by Dan Wielsch (Stanford Law School) and Andrea Ottolia (UCB) has been published in the Yale Journal of Law & Technology. The paper contains detailed information on the legal aspects of DRM. Details from the webpage of Dan Wielsch at Stanford.edu.

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Nuxeo releases mail management system under the GPL
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sat May 22nd, 2004 at 18:29:00 GMT
French-based company Nuxeo has released its enterprise mail management system CourierCPS under the GPL, as part of its Collaborative Portal Server 3 (CPS3) product line. The software has been developed under contract to the French government in partnership with Capgemini. Details of the software are available in the press release from Nuxeo.com.

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Saturday June 26th
ˇ New FSF associate membership website
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ˇ FSF seeking system analyst/database guru (contract)
ˇ FFII analysis of new EU constitution, demonstration
ˇ RTAI realtime conference (Milan, 8 July)

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