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Artistry and Artificiality? Music and Copyright Workshop – University of Glasgow

Just heard about this upcoming workshop that might be interesting for Infosocers before the EUI academic year gets fully underway. Here’s the blurb:   “6 September 2013, 9.30am-5.30pm, Melville Room (Main Building), University of Glasgow This interdisciplinary workshop brings together specialists in music and in copyright law to discuss the way in which copyright conceptualises […]

Guest Lecture by Prof Ugo Pagallo: ‘Regulating technologies : legal futures, regulatory frames, and technological fixes’

Next Monday 4th March (17-19.00, Seminar Room 2, Badia) Prof. Ugo Pagallo, from the University of Turin will hold a lecture entitled ‘Regulating technologies : legal futures, regulatory frames, and technological fixes.’ Prof. Pagallo’s paper on this subject, entitled ‘Online Security and Civil Rights: Four Legal Spectrums’ can be found here. This lecture is in conjunction […]

Futurium Platform – Help build our digital future!

Infosoc enthusiasts might be interested in getting involved in the Futurium platform, part of the Digital Futures project of the European Commission. The platform, created by DG Connect was created to induce more public participation in shaping future policies and visions of our digital future beyondthe Digital Agenda and Europe 2020. Here’s just a few things […]

So you think you own your downloads? C-128/11 Usedsoft and the resale of digital content. Presentation & discussion: 25/02/13 14.30-16.30, Seminar Room 4.

On the 25th February (14.30-16.30, Room 4, Badia), Eleonora Rosati (University of Cambridge) will give the following presentation: “Not just another copyright case: the UsedSoft decision and its implications for European content industries and consumers” This will be followed by a short presentation by Emma Linklater (EUI) on the future of a ‘second-hand’ market for eBooks and digital music. If […]