Tuesday, 15 October 2002

Copyright law and coincidences

Listening to:

Handel, suite no. 3 in D minor, HWV 428. Beautifully played on the piano by Murray Perahia.

It turns out writing the article about working for Google Answers caused the librarian in question to lose her researcher status there.

I enjoyed this account of going to the Supreme Court in the US to hear arguments about repeated copyright extensions on the part of Congress being unconstitutional. It seems pretty unlikely that the Court will find in favour of the extensions being unconstitutional but you never know. It's certainly interesting to hear that the Court sounds convinced that the extensions are bad. Sadly, bad doesn't necessarily mean unconstitutional.

And I leave you with the truth behind global climate change: all coincidence!