-Primus withdraws Subpoena-

On February 27, 2003, the Stanford Center for Internet and Society (CIS) convinced Primus Telecommunications to withdraw its subpoena seeking the identifying information of individuals who anonymously posted messages on a Yahoo! message board discussing Primus. Primus served Yahoo! with a subpoena on December 31, 2002 demanding that Yahoo! identify eleven “John Doe” users. Primus admitted that these individuals were not accused of any wrongdoing.

Philip Zimmermann

The human population isn't doubling every 18 months, but the ability of computers to keep track of us is. Until recently, the biggest threat to privacy was Moore's law, a blind force carrying us to a dystopian future. Since 9/11, this force is guided and accelerated by deliberate policy. How do we get out of this mess?Monday, March 10, 2003
12:30-1:30 pm
Moot Court Room
Stanford University Law School
Lunch will be provided
All Welcome

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World of Ends

World of Ends is an elegant, succinct discussion of "what the Internet is and How to Stop Mistaking It for Something Else" by Doc Searls and David Weinberger. Happily, this great piece is dedicated to the Public Domain via creative commons.

CBI Moves To Bifurcate New CARP

While CIS continues work on the D.C. Circuit appeal asking the Court of Appeals to reverse the Librarian of Congress's Order setting royalty rates for digital transmissions of recordings, the Copyright Office is already preparing for new CARP hearings to set the royalty rates for 2003-2004. Collegiate Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) is participating in the new CARP Proceeding to ensure that educational stations' special needs and views are represented this time around.


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