Creators, Innovators, and Appropriation Mechanisms

The following post first appeared on the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog, and it is reposted with permission here. In Creators, Innovators, and Appropriation Mechanisms, CPIP Senior Scholar Sean O’Connor tackles the erroneous narrative in copyright debates that tech firms produce “the innovative technologies and digital platforms of the future” while […]

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 […]