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Clint Schumacher's Eminent Domain Podcast Is Back – Six Degrees Of Williamson County Ripeness … And Elvis

After a short hiatus to allow Clint to set up at his new firm, the Eminent Domain Podcast is back.  Clint was kind enough to ask me to be his first second-time guest, and we had a wide-ranging discussion: everything … Continue reading

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“Public Domain” Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

Watch any news program, and you’ll often hear someone reference the “public domain.” For example, one commentator recently said that “a review of these new documents suggests a coordinated effort . . . to release information to the public domain … Continue reading

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.eu domain names after UK withdrawal

Some 317,000 domain names in the .eu top level domain (TLD) are registered to UK holders, who look likely to be inconvenienced (at least) by the UK's withdrawal from the EU. The regulatory framework for the .eu TLD, principally Regulation (EC) … Continue reading

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After Patent Office Rejection, It is Time For Google To Abandon Its Attempt to Patent Use of Public Domain Algorithm

At EFF, we often criticize software patents that claim small variations on known techniques. These include a patent on updating software over the Internet, a patent on out-of-office email, and a patent on storing data in a database. Now, Google … Continue reading

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EU: DOMAIN NAMES AND WHOIS INFORMATION IN A POST-GDPR WORLD (GTLDS UPDATE)

By Claire Sng and John Wilks  With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) having taken effect across the EU on 25 May 2018, this has meant a big change to the availability of WHOIS data (ie data recording – among … Continue reading

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