Law Theories Public License 1.0

Now that the Repost plugin is discontinued, I’ve added a public license grant to each of my posts so that others may freely share them. The posts are still copyrighted, and I am the legal titleholder to the copyrights, but I am relieving members of the public of the duty not to engage in the […]

On Techdirt, Creative Commons, & the Public Domain

Mike Masnick has yet another post on Techdirt lamenting how, in his view, “the public domain is in trouble.” How do we know this? Because it “requires a 52-page handbook to determine if something is public domain.” Yes, “requires,” and that just “seems… wrong.” The lamentably-long handbook in question, entitled “Is it in the Public […]