Tag Archives: copyright

Copyleft 101

NewScientist has a very good survey article regarding copyleft. They discuss the legal implications of waiving the exclusivity rights, as well as the philosophical differences in vision regarding the commercialization of intellectual properties.

Online Rights: No "Deep Linking" – Texas

Wired News is reporting on a cease and desist letter sent to an independent news site by Belo, corporate parent of The Dallas Morning News, forbidding links to individual stories within the web site. They claim the author can only link to the web site’s homepage, and attempting to link to stories within the site violates their copyright.

If things move in this direction, the best characteristics of the web will be wasted.