Day: May 10, 2010

Geist: “STFU until you see the bill”Geist: “STFU until you see the bill”



On Friday Prof. Geist again proclaimed that he is receiving private information about what the new copyright bill is going to look like. Moore’s Response: Stop Talking and Wait For My DMCA. From what he has been writing the bill will contain WIPO compliant provisions related to the protection of technological measures. It will also contain new exceptions for users that will permit time shifting, format shifting, and distance learning.

His private sources appear to be telling him not just what is in the bill, but also the government’s confidential strategy as to how it intends to present the bill to the public.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-10Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-10