Yes, Google, You Have to Delist Rogue Sites

Cross-posted on the Copyhype blog. Introduction Apparently, Google thinks it should be above the law. It hasn’t explicitly said so, of course, but that’s my takeaway from its protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act this past January. Specifically, Google thinks that it should be allowed to list rogue […]

From Eldred to Golan: The “Traditional Contours” Test

Cross-posted on the Copyhype blog: Part 1 and Part 2. “Constitution time is over.” For academic and self-proclaimed “copyright activist” Lawrence Lessig, January 18, 2012, represents more than just the day the internet stood up to copyright law. In his view, it’s also the day “the Supreme Court shut the door, finally and firmly, on […]