California Passes Groundbreaking Creative Commons Textbook Legislation

In California, Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills (SB 1052 and SB 1053) that will provide for the creation of free, openly licensed digital textbooks for the 50 most popular lower-division college courses offered by California colleges. The legislation was introduced by Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and passed by the California Senate and Assembly in late August.

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Son of SOPA & PIPA: Meet ACTA (And Be Afraid)

Internet Law

Internet activists and civil rights groups worldwide are alarmed at the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), one of the harshest crackdowns on internet piracy, which was signed by 22 nations in 2011 and awaits ratification by the European Union Parliament. Negotiated and signed in secret, ACTA was signed on October 1 2011 by Australia, Canada, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States.

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Krypton Radio News Flash: The Last of the Wrong Hands Falls

Tux Winkler, the last member of the notorious Wrong Hands group to retain his original account, was deleted from Second Life by the Linden Lab governance team at approximately 9:30 this morning. With the loss of their sims Red Square and Revolution, the power of the Wrong Hands over the good people of Second Life is broken.

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