Just as content creators’ interests aren’t necessarily in perfect alignment with those of the intermediaries (Such as book publishers or record labels) Who promote them, as pointed out by UC berkeley law school’s peter menell, even the term “content creators” is overbroad.
For the past several days, we here at public knowledge have been sitting back being mildly amused by the dust-up over an ascap fundraising letter that sought to demonize public knowledge, creative commons and eff as “copyleft” organizations that want to undermine their “copyright,” and want “music to be free.”
One of the things that net neutrality opponents often use to justify their position is that a neutral network will kill the future development of the internet.
A decision from a federal district court in new york today affirmed that online hosts shouldn’t have to pay if their users are infringing.
Earlier today (Sept. 6), the Justice Department filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opposing Net Neutrality. The DoJ, supposedly the protector of consumers and guardian of competition, said that “market forces” were sufficient to do both of those jobs.
Ever since the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica story broke, privacy has been the talk of the town in Washington, DC, and conventional wisdom is that Congress will begin debating comprehensive privacy legislation in earnest in 2019.
It seems antitrust is finally having a new moment in the sun. From Attorney General Nominee Bill Barr to Senator Amy Klobuchar, to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to and even President Trump, everyone is talking about antitrust in the context of Internet platforms.
On Friday, I was heartened to see Senator Elizabeth Warren enter the digital platform competition debate in a big way. Her proposal has already generated a ton of great conversation about how digital platforms ought to be regulated.
During the winter months leading up to the spring semester, Dr. Tillman presented Ivonne Santiago López , first-year dual degree PharmD/MSPH student, with a unique opportunity to work remotely with Public Knowledge, an organization based in Washington, D.C. Since Ivonne considers professional relationships really important to her work, she recently planned a trip to our nation’s capital to visit with her preceptor, Alisa Valentin.
The two key elements of the the Copyright Directive, the link tax and upload filters requirements.
Public Knowledge believes that simply repealing Section 230 would be a mistake.
Many conservatives feel that major online platforms discriminate against them. But their proposed policy solutions
We should certainly “own” or have control over that data to protect our fundamental right to privacy.
Copyright policy should facilitate and promote the use of digital library technologies that benefit the public interest.
Successful challenge by ISPs, landlords, realtors, and other parties who might disagree with them.
The agency should be authorized to ban certain “take it or leave it” contract terms.