The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
An Indian film called "Little Terrorist" has been nominated for best short film. Here's the hook:
Jamal is 10 years old, Pakistani, and a cricket enthusiast, and the fact that [his cricket ball has just landed across barbed wire, into a minefield across the border in India.
At the 3rd DRM conference this January in Berlin, Ross Anderson gave a dinner speech in which he envisaged a world suffused by region-coding technology (imagine region-coding in RFID-equipped jeans, e.g.). While we are not at this stage yet (at hopefully will never be), here is just another example of the increasing use of this technology:
The Cyberlaw Clinic also assisted the AARP in writing an amicus brief in
Brand-X Internet Services v. FCC. The brief argued that by categorizing
cable broadband as a telecommunications service, the Court would force the
FCC to consider consumer concerns and preserve customer choice in the ISP
market. Such concerns include the affordable pricing, superior customer
service, diversity of options, and rapid technological innovation that have
characterized the early growth of the Internet. It argued that if cable
The American Civil Liberties Union, represented by members of the Cyberlaw Clinic, filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Supreme Court supporting open access to cable Internet lines. The case challenges an FCC determination that cable Internet service is not a "telecommunications service" presumptively subject to the sort of common carrier regulations historically applied to telephone service.
More blotters found...Click here for a summary to date of the Blotter Spotter blog entries.
First, I've previously posted several of Florida's counties' online blotters. It's been brought to my attention that there is one for the state of Florida, here. (by way of Bruce Schneier thru Dave Farber's IP listserve).
And some newspaper blotters online...
Monday February 21, 2005
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Free and Open to all!
Last Wednesday, Martin rose in support of a "Civil Marriage Act" to permit same-sex marriage. Contrast the actions south of the border, where we have enacted a "Defense of Marriage Act," to reject same-sex marriage.
Consider Martin's striking, principled rejection of a referendum on the issue: