Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
User Settings
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Op Ed

The Atlantic - The Copyright Rule We Need to Repeal If We Want to Preserve Our Cultural Heritage.
"DMCA is a mess," says Henry Lowood, Curator for History of Science & Technology Collections at Stanford University Libraries. "It's basically putting cultural repositories in positions where they either have to interpret very murky scenarios or they have to decide that they are going to do something that they realize is forbidden and hope that nobody's going to notice."

Lowood says that Stanford stays on the murky (but legal) side of things, so unless the law changes, his university and others will be forced to rely on the work of amateurs who break the law to free cultural works from DRM, collecting them in underground archives that will some day become available to scholars.

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


   Current Headlines
New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers
Battlefield 1 Released
Sid Meier's Civilization VI Released
RIFT: Starfall Prophecy Open Beta
Tales of Cosmos Launches
Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
Morning Consolidation
Morning Metaverse
Morning Tech Bits
Morning Legal Briefs
Game Reviews
Hardware Reviews
Out of the Blue
New AMD Crimson Drivers
New Total War: WARHAMMER Free and Paid DLC
SAG-AFTRA Statement
Watch Dogs 2 Zodiac Killer Preorder Mission
Evening Patches
On Sale



Blue's News logo