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Cyberculture agenda: “Copyright Law and Scholarly Communication…Allegations about the Silk Road founder…

In Uncategorized on November 22, 2013 at 18:15
We’re TPP Activists: Reddit Asked Us Everything

As another of round of secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meetings began in Salt Lake City this week, EFF joined Knowledge Ecology InternationalPublic CitizenTechdirt, andOpen Media, in a Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) to answer users’ questions about the leaked TPP “Intellectual Property” chapter.

Alleged Silk Road founder’s matter-of-fact journal details accounting, bug fixes and murders

Details of an online journal belonging to Ross Ulbricht — the man US authorities suspect of running Silk Road, the recently-busted online marketplace for illicit goods — have surfaced as evidence for his trial, and boy do they make for some reading.
Feds Say Ross Ulbricht Ordered Six Murders, Kept a Silk Road Journal

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Ross Ulbricht allegedly ordered six, not two, executions and kept a detailed journal while running his online drug empire Silk Road under the alias “Dread Pirate Roberts,” according to a new court filing by the U.S. government

Copyright Law and Scholarly Communication — An Intro

In late October we marked the 6th International Open Access Week and in honor of the occasion the Perry Library at Old Dominion University (my employer) invited copyright attorney Kimberly Bonner to give a talk on negotiating agreements with scholarly publishers. The talk, “Scholarly publishing agreements: what you don’t know can hurt you, your university, and your peers,” fell ironically on Halloween day.

#NadorKiss: Anonymous to take on Moroccan authorities over kissing case

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Anonymous will take to the Internet Wednesday, ahead of a hearing this week for three Moroccan youths, arrested for posting pictures of two of them kissing to Facebook. The international hacktivist group plans to bombard Moroccan government Twitter

Teens arrested for kissing in Morocco spark #NadorKiss tweetstorm
Pirate Bay Cofounder to Be Extradited to Denmark Amid Hacking Charges

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The legal travails of Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the founders of the infamous BitTorrent file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, continue

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