The Future of the Digital Music

What has changed in the music world? Like everything, Internet plays the amplifier: bigger scale in spread and speed, free broadcast, higher reach, perfect quality duplication. So what about digital music ? You don’t buy anymore, you get a lease. The music is not yours. You cannot sell it, not even transfer its property forContinue reading “The Future of the Digital Music”

Law Enforcement and Internet Jurisdiction

One very active researcher I have met at Queen Mary University of London during my Masters on Internet and Telecommunications Law was Julia Hornle. Although not very helpful to resolve my personal issue when my essay was lost by the lecturer during my first online tester module, she has done extensive work on EU andContinue reading “Law Enforcement and Internet Jurisdiction”

Catching up with the annual CPDP conference in Brussels

The Computers, Privacy & Data Protection conference is one of the major annual privacy events. Originally founded in 2007 by research groups from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Université de Namur and Tilburg University, it is not an exaggeration to say that the ‘CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological developmentContinue reading “Catching up with the annual CPDP conference in Brussels”

The eCommerce Directive: A shield for ISPs…. Or a stick with which they may be beaten?

The Electronic Commerce Directive (00/31/EC), in the footsteps of the 2000 Lisbon European Council, aim was set to ensure the free movement of “Information Society Services” throughout the European Community. To encourage greater use of E-commerce by breaking down barriers across Europe and to boost consumer confidence and trust by clarifying the rights and obligationsContinue reading “The eCommerce Directive: A shield for ISPs…. Or a stick with which they may be beaten?”

The Interests of Authors, February 6, 7:00 p.m. EST

An invitation from the CopyrightX fellows: This evening, will be held the first of the six “Special Events” associated with the CopyrightX course. It will start at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (midnight GMT) and will last for 90 minutes. The topic will be “The Interests of Authors.” As you now know, many copyright lawsContinue reading “The Interests of Authors, February 6, 7:00 p.m. EST”

The Copyright madness inflames the relationship between US and Antigua/Barbuda

Update 27/04/2014 : un going battle of the pot de terre contre le pot de fer. contreUpdate from Eric Goldman’s blog: :Territorial Implications of Antigua’s Internet-Based IP Sanctions Against the US (Guest Blog Post) By Guest Blogger Marketa Trimble’. The author underlines: 1- the inherent danger that exists when IP issues are included inContinue reading “The Copyright madness inflames the relationship between US and Antigua/Barbuda”

Would you like to join CopyrightX to learn more about Copyright issue?

First introductory video posted online: The video of the event can be watched here CopyrightX, is the new EdX distance-learning course on copyright to be offered under the auspices of the EdX initiative in the spring of 2013. The course will explore the current law of copyright and the ongoing debates concerning how thatContinue reading “Would you like to join CopyrightX to learn more about Copyright issue?”

Humanity Connected is God?

Humanity Connected is God Thank you to my online friend Euan Semple for sharing this very interesting talk/testimony. It is a shame to see that humans too often care more about a regretted deceased than they have compassion for the ones in live. Internet connects humans, internet shares knowledge and opens the world. I amContinue reading “Humanity Connected is God?”

Decrypting Aaron Swartz’ suicide message.

Update 20/02/2013 Yesterday, Professor Lawrence Lessig gave a brilliant lecture following his appointment as Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, titled “Aaron’s Laws: Law and Justice in a Digital Age.” Understanding what Aaron and his fellow were trying to do. What is the value of copyright as opposed toContinue reading “Decrypting Aaron Swartz’ suicide message.”

Facebook bug on the news

Update Tuesday Numerama: The CNIL not convinced by Facebook’s explanations is investigating the social networking site. Numerama “Interrogée par iTélé, la ministre déléguée à l’économie numérique a jugé que “la direction de Facebook est aujourd’hui incapable de nous donner la moindre explication sur ce qui s’est produit”. Et les hypothèses avancées dès lundi ? EllesContinue reading “Facebook bug on the news”