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This Thanksgivukah, 'Bubbie and Zadie' are at the White House

By libertyc
November 9, 2013 // 4 Comments

According to Paul McFedries ”Wordspy” website, there’s a new holiday on tap this year, this month in fact, and it’s been dubbed “Thanksgivukah.” Jewish humor. Yes, this year for the first time in almost 5,000 years, Thanksgiving and Hannukah occur on the same [...]

Latest White House intellectual property initiative focuses on copyright education

By libertyc
June 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Verge has an article on the White House’s latest intellectual property initiative, the “Joint Strategic Plan”. (Sounds like a blueprint for a war, doesn’t it? Well, given what the Internet’s done for piracy, that may be about right.) The plan covers patent enforcement, trade secret [...]

Aaron Swartz suicide represents gross miscarriage of justice

By libertyc
January 13, 2013 // 2 Comments

On Friday, Aaron Swartz was found dead in his apartment; he’d apparently hanged himself. Swartz was only 26, a brilliant and troubled young man who suffered from clinical depression, and also an Internet activist who spoke out and acted out in favor of making access to public information more [...]

The White House Releases a Free Holiday E-Book

By libertyc
November 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

We’re not entirely sure if the White House is now releasing a free holiday e-book on an annual basis. But we do know that taking a December tour of a seasonally-bedecked White House—presumably decorated by the First Lady—is something of a longstanding D.C. tradition. According to the [...]

White House calls for stricter copyright enforcement

By libertyc
March 16, 2011 // 3 Comments

According to the National Journal: The Obama Administration is calling for greater law enforcement authority and tougher penalties, including prison in some cases, for people convicted of copyright infringement. The White House’s Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria [...]

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