Daily Archives: October 13, 2016

Obama’s Gov’t & Biz Collude to Exclude what’s good for the commons

The American Way President Obama promised to fight corporate concentration. Eight years later, the airline industry is dominated by just four companies. And you’re paying for it. By Justin Elliott, ProPublica Oct 11 2016 <https://www.propublica.org/article/airline-consolidation-democratic-lobbying-antitrust&gt; Three years ago, the Obama … Continue reading

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A Letter from Iceland: #CanYouHearUs.IS By Larry Lessig

A Letter from Iceland: #CanYouHearUs.ISBy Larry LessigOct 13 2016<https://medium.com/@lessig/a-letter-from-iceland-canyouhearus-is-789910d293c0>I’m in Iceland for the term—on sabbatical, with my family, giving my kids a sense of ~America, writing tons of law-geek stuff—and watching an amazing political battle brew in the upcoming parliamentary … Continue reading

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Repair is not a crime

Dear Friend of Digital Freedom, Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) makes it illegal to circumvent digital locks (also known as DRM). This law holds back the work of security researchers and repair companies. It forces us … Continue reading

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