Just a quick note on a big US copyright case that was decided a couple of days ago in the Kirtsaeng case. It concerns the jurisdictional scope of the ‘first sale doctrine’ and from it I think we could quite soundly contemplate the emergence of an international first sale doctrine. Unfortunately it only concerns physical […]
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 […]
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 […]
A screening of the open-source film TPB AFK : The Pirate Bay – Away From Keyboard Monday 18th February 2013 19.30-21.30 SALA EMEROTECA, Badia TPB AFK is based on the real-life events surrounding the trail of The Pirate Bay founders in Sweden. Faced with both civil and criminal charges for copyright infringement, they are […]