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Against PROTECT IP Act: List of People and Orgs

A counterweight to this garbage. Update 9/8/2011 141 Internet Entrepreneurs 108 Intellectual Propery Law Professors Professor John R. Allison McCombs School of Business University of Texas at Austin Professor Brook K. Baker Northeastern University School of Law Professor Derek E. … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Market Music

My colleague at Heavybag Media, Jackie Peters has a post about the great opportunities record labels have in using social media as a marketing strategy. The challenges they are facing: they must switch from selling music in physical packages to … Continue reading

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Here is a little lolgeeks style commentary photo remix I made on the multiple attacks on innovation today: The image links to a Flickr post with the same pic. Top row: Jason and David of 37 Signals, Sergey and Larry … Continue reading

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Innovation is under heavy attack

Two stories have broken today that are quite alarming. First, Microsoft wants to cut deals with open source developers who are infringing on their patents. And secondly, Alberto Gonzales wants to make it a crime to attempt to infringe on … Continue reading

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Patents create an artificial market for ideas, but ideas are infinite

Mike Masnik at TechDirt has a great post titled “If Resources Aren’t Scarce, Why Do You Need A Market?” and he is countering the arguments in the comments very nicely. It is a really fascinating conversation. With the acceleration of … Continue reading

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Senator Feinstein responds on The Perform Act, I respond back

I reported that I e-mail Senator Feinstein on my concerns with the Perform Act. Senator Feinstein has responded. February 1, 2007 Mr. Nicholas Dynice Dear Mr. Dynice: Thank you for writing to me about the Platform Equality and Remedies for … Continue reading

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Farce: “Without D.R.M., legal online music stores would not exist.”

Via TechMeme, the New York Times is rehashing Apple’s DRM now that the iPhone has been announced. They quote Apple’s lawyers in Melanie Tucker v. Apple Computer Inc, where Mrs. Tucker complained that she could not buy music online from … Continue reading

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iPhone’s affect on Apple’s and competitor’s stocks

My friend who has stock in Apple just e-mailed this to me. Do you need a web developer for a Drupal or WordPress project? A marketing strategist to manage your social media profiles, search ads, or SEO? Contact me here. … Continue reading

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Backchannel Story on the Zune Ad Spoof

The Zune advertising campaign and their “Welcome to the Social” tagline was just asking to be spoofed. I wanted to point out all of the painfully obvious messaging that their ads were trying to say to its target audience. The … Continue reading

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Flickr adds geo-tagging feature

Check out a map my geo-tagged photos here and form others in my neighbrohood here. Do you need a web developer for a Drupal or WordPress project? A marketing strategist to manage your social media profiles, search ads, or SEO? … Continue reading

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