Monthly Archives: February 2005

Last Updated February 23, 2005

Courts to FCC: "You crossed the line"

February 23, 2005 - One Comment

An appeals court ruled tuesday that the FCC overstepped its bounds by mandating broadcast flags in future DTV tuners.

Free Mojtaba and Arash

February 22, 2005 - No Comments

The Committee to Protect Bloggers has declared Feb. 22 “Free Mojtaba and Arash Day” in honor of two Iranian bloggers currently jailed in Iran.

See Nelson speak. Speak, Nelson, speak!

February 17, 2005 - 2 Comments

Our co-founder Nelson Pavlosky will be speaking at two law conferences, RebLaw at Yale and a symposium on IP at U Iowa.

Florida Free Culture on Creative Commons blog

February 16, 2005 - 2 Comments

The University of Florida chapter of is featured today on the Creative Commons blog.

EU Software Patents, Part Deux

February 15, 2005 - 2 Comments

Legalizing the patentability of software may again attempted this week in the European Union. Also, the world prepared to (formally) thank Poland.

Bacteria, gene transfer, and open-source biology

February 9, 2005 - 2 Comments

This week’s Nature includes an article about two new technologies in plant biology, but perhaps the most significant aspect of these discoveries is their open-source nature.

Napster's Super Bowl Ad

February 8, 2005 - 7 Comments

Napster’s advertisement on Super Bowl XXXIX asks, “What do you want to rent today?”