A Massive Number of Iconic Works Will Enter the Public Domain on New Year’s Eve
Why the copyright terms on a goldmine of works from 1923 are about to expire.
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Elon Musk Is Feuding with an Artist About a Farting Unicorn
He said the whole fiasco was "kinda lame."
US Navy Accused of Tech Piracy
The Navy is entangled in two long-running federal court cases involving intellectual property theft.
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Why It Took Seven Years For These 'My Little Pony' Fans to Ship Their Game
All it took was getting paid nothing for years, a cease and desist from the legal team at Hasbro, and a last-minute rescue from the creator of 'My Little Pony' itself.
Someone Used Wet String to Get a Broadband Internet Connection
It’s pretty fast, too.
We Need More Games That Take Chances With Major Franchises
From Star Wars to Star Trek, we're better off when creators take risks on an established IP.
This Antarctic Selfie Is Helping Build the Interplanetary Internet
Delay Tolerant Networking is the future of getting online in space.
The iPhone Is an Ideal Machine for Exerting Intellectual Property Control
Apple’s control over the iPhone means that consumers will continue to have more of an ongoing relationship with Apple than nearly any other company.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Dead, and That's Good for Internet Freedom
US lawmakers from both parties rejected the 12-country deal, including every leading presidential candidate.
Would You Wear Fashion Made From Your Own DNA?
Tina Gorjanc's 'Pure Human Project' examines a future where we can grow human leather.
Tor Users Might Soon Have a Way to Avoid Those Annoying CAPTCHAs
After complaints from privacy activists, CloudFlare seems to be making amends.
The Small Town Judge Who Sees a Quarter of the Nation’s Patent Cases
Texas Judge Rodney Gilstrap didn’t design this system, but he’s been a willful participant in it.