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Governance in Namespaces, a paper by CIS Non-Residential Fellow Stefan Bechtold has been published in the ICANN symposium issue of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. It grew out of Stefan's work while he was a SPILS Fellow at Stanford Law School in 2001/2002. Read more » about Governance in Namespaces
On May 31st, 2003, several groups, including CIS client Collegiate Broadcasters, Inc., successfully negotiated an agreement with the Recording Industry Association of America concerning copyright royalties for noncommercial entities streaming music over the Internet.
The press release is available on CBI's website. Radio and Internet Newsletter has an article on the deal. Read more » about Agreement Allows Colleges to Continue or Begin Webcasting
Christian Stueble, Improving End-user Security and Trustworthiness of TCPA Platforms, June 2003. Demands to TCPA to improve the end-user security and trustworthiness of TCPA platforms. Read more » about Stueble TCPA I
The CA Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in DVD-CCA v. Bunner, an appeal from an Appeals Court decision overturning a lower court's injunction against publication of the DeCSS software, based on the publisher's First Amendment rights. Read more » about CA Supreme Court Hears Trademark DeCSS Case
CIS today asked a 2nd Circuit Appeals Court to overrule a decision preventing a software company from accessing and republishing webfares to help consumers get the best prices. Read more » about CIS files Appeal with 2nd Circuit