Day: December 13, 2006

Gowers – IP a priesthood and a playground

From The future of intellectual property: Andrew Gowers interviewed on The Gowers Review of Intellectual Property has been broadly welcomed by copyright campaigners. Lawrence Lessig, the godfather of Creative Commons, has labelled research conducted into the economics of copyright extension “fantastic”, urging all governments to “muster the courage to follow this advice”; the Open […]

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Monopoly of PSI costs the UK £500 million in lost opportunities

OFT Press Release 07/12/2006: The OFT’s market study into the commercial use of public information has found that more competition in public sector information could benefit the UK economy by around 1billion a year. Examples of public sector information include weather observations collected by the Met Office, records held by The National Archives used by […]

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Sports and not-so-sporting chances

Gambling Law Blog and Sports Law Blog are two new blogs from Cecile Park Publishing, publishers of the e-commercelawdirect range of newsletters. This is indicative of one direction blogging will take as it enters the consciousness of the commercial publishers. These blogs obviously have good credentials and are likely to be good ports of call. […]

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