Cory Doctorow, science fiction author, blogger, and part time super hero, has an interesting article up at Locus Online titled “Why I Copyfight.” Doctorow has been involved with Creative Commons for a long time, and has progressive-to-radical views about copyright law and copyright reform; he asks a lot of very pertinent questions, and asks them […]

The Authors Guild v. Google settlement

Well, this is some interesting news: Google and the Author’s Guild have settled their dispute over author’s rights and the digitizing of massive collections. Or at least, there is a proposed settlement that’s still pending a judge’s review. But it’s sounding pretty definite. For those not in the loop, the issue here is that Google […]