[d@DCC] One Internet, Many Copyright Laws
russell at flora.ca
Mon Nov 8 11:28:05 EST 2004
PROJECT GUTENBERG, the volunteer effort to put the world's literature
online, may be the latest victim in the Internet battle over copyright.
Earlier this year, the Australian affiliate of Project Gutenberg posted
the 1936 novel "Gone With the Wind" on its Web site for downloading at no
charge. Last week, after an e-mail message was sent to the site by the law
firm representing the estate of the book's author, Margaret Mitchell, the
hyperlink to the text turned into a "Page Not Found'' dead end.
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Russell McOrmond, Internet Consultant: <http://www.flora.ca/>
Code is Law: how software code regulates the activities of citizens,
and acts similar to law. How do we ensure transparency/accountability?
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