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Larry Lessig interview on CNN regarding Aaron Swartz

Larry Lessig interview on CNN regarding Aaron Swartz | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
A prosecutor is objecting to the claim by the grieving family of Internet activist Aaron Swartz that "prosecutorial overreach" was a factor in his suicide.
Ken Morrison's insight:

MIT has begun an investigation.  The US prosecutor feels that they did nothing wrong.  I am glad that the media is disgussing this.  Having Lessig talking on CNN brings weight and legitimacy to a week of wondering why why why.

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Twitter Post Joke to Destroy US Lands British Couple in Jail

Twitter Post Joke to Destroy US Lands British Couple in Jail | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Today, I learned more about the word, "Destroy"

and the Family Guy source of other joke

 

Holiday couple held for 12 hours then deported back to UK by unamused Homeland Security officials.

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Larry Lessig: How creativity is being strangled by the law

Ironically, this video was banned from Google Video.  Perhaps due to the transition to YouTube, but questionable in my eyes.
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Google says book scanning didn't cost authors a single sale

Google says book scanning didn't cost authors a single sale | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The long-running lawsuit over Google's decision to scan millions of books could be nearing the end game.

 

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What do you think?

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5 Ways Twitter Is Changing Media Law

5 Ways Twitter Is Changing Media Law | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Here are five examples that show how Twitter’s unique platform is creating a new set of media rules that are forcing the law to play catch up.

1) The Phone Dog Case: Twitter and Company Property

2) The Religious Leader Case: Twitter and the First Amendment

3) The WikiLeaks Case: Twitter and National Security

4) The Tony La Russa Case: Twitter and Trademark

5) What is the Significance of these Lawsuits?

 

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