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Art Exhibition

Download (PDF) Notes: Art exhibition as an overview of many of the findings here at postsoftware.org and includes purchase of prints and originals, and focused on secure communications.

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Art Exhibition

Download (PDF) Notes: Art exhibition as an overview of many of the findings here at postsoftware.org and includes purchase of prints and originals, and focused on secure communications.

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Federal Judge rules that the NSA Mass Phone Surveillance is Likely Unconstitutional

Download (PDF) Notes: Federal Judge Richard Leon found that the bulk collection of phone records likely violated the Fourth Amendment. The ruling requires that past and future phone record collections shall not include plaintiffs call records as relief.

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Federal Judge rules that the NSA Mass Phone Surveillance is Likely Unconstitutional

Download (PDF) Notes: Federal Judge Richard Leon found that the bulk collection of phone records likely violated the Fourth Amendment. The ruling requires that past and future phone record collections shall not include plaintiffs call records as relief.

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EFF Responds to Trademark Concerns from Canonical Ltd. Paralegal

Notes: A paralegal for Canonical sends a polite cease and desist letter to fixubuntu.com about the Ubuntu trademark. Website’s author, Micah Lee and EFF staff attorney respond stating trademark law allows for this type of use. Logo is removed, domain

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EFF Responds to Trademark Concerns from Canonical Ltd. Paralegal

Notes: A paralegal for Canonical sends a polite cease and desist letter to fixubuntu.com about the Ubuntu trademark. Website’s author, Micah Lee and EFF staff attorney respond stating trademark law allows for this type of use. Logo is removed, domain

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Cisco Somewhat Limits the Affect of Software Patents on H.264 Video Decoding

Download Full Text (PDF) | Source Notes: It now appears that Firefox will be adding H.264 support for the HTML5 video element with a third-party module licensed by Cisco. It’s been four years and five months since Firefox first implemented

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Cisco Somewhat Limits the Affect of Software Patents on H.264 Video Decoding

Download Full Text (PDF) | Source Notes: It now appears that Firefox will be adding H.264 support for the HTML5 video element with a third-party module licensed by Cisco. It’s been four years and five months since Firefox first implemented

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2011 Study: 90% of High-Tech NPE (Non Practicing Entity) Lawsuits involve Software or Finance Patents

Download Full Paper (PDF) | Source Notes: According to this paper, high-tech patent abuse consist almost entirely, 90%, of software and financial patents. Instead of shifting fees, requiring ultimate parent company disclosure, post-grant review processes, and heightened pleading; limiting the

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2011 Study: 90% of High-Tech NPE (Non Practicing Entity) Lawsuits involve Software or Finance Patents

Download Full Paper (PDF) | Source Notes: According to this paper, high-tech patent abuse consist almost entirely, 90%, of software and financial patents. Instead of shifting fees, requiring ultimate parent company disclosure, post-grant review processes, and heightened pleading; limiting the

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U.S. Code: Title 35 – Patents

Notes: Patent law has been around 61 years of the total of 237 years since the founding of the United States, patent law hasn’t been around longer than it has, and should be continously questioned as it likely came into

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U.S. Code: Title 35 – Patents

Notes: Patent law has been around 61 years of the total of 237 years since the founding of the United States, patent law hasn’t been around longer than it has, and should be continously questioned as it likely came into

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Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2013

Notes: This bill clarifies that during an emergency and sudden increase in demand for electricity a temporary connection or exchange of facilities shall not be restricted by any Federal, State, or local environmental law or regulation. Download Full Text (PDF)

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Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2013

Notes: This bill clarifies that during an emergency and sudden increase in demand for electricity a temporary connection or exchange of facilities shall not be restricted by any Federal, State, or local environmental law or regulation. Download Full Text (PDF)

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Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act

Notes: This bill provides 30% of the investment in tax credit for wind power located in the inland navigable waters of the United States, including the Great Lakes, or in the coastal waters of the United States, including the territorial

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Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act

Notes: This bill provides 30% of the investment in tax credit for wind power located in the inland navigable waters of the United States, including the Great Lakes, or in the coastal waters of the United States, including the territorial

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U.S. Law Exempts Medical Practitioners from Patent Infringement

Notes: Existing U.S. law exempts medical practitioners from patent infringement and could be model legislation to except software developers from patent infringement, or to exempt software from being considered an infringement of a patent, so long as it wasn’t implemented

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U.S. Law Exempts Medical Practitioners from Patent Infringement

Notes: Existing U.S. law exempts medical practitioners from patent infringement and could be model legislation to except software developers from patent infringement, or to exempt software from being considered an infringement of a patent, so long as it wasn’t implemented

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New Zealand Patent Act Reform to Exclude Software from Patentability

Notes: This bill changes New Zealand Patents Bill to exclude patents for computer programs that are harmful to innovation. It states that if the novel aspect of an invention is the program itself it is not an invention in regards

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New Zealand Patent Act Reform to Exclude Software from Patentability

Notes: This bill changes New Zealand Patents Bill to exclude patents for computer programs that are harmful to innovation. It states that if the novel aspect of an invention is the program itself it is not an invention in regards

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Open PACER Act of 2013

Notes: This bill gives public access to electronic court documents at no fee. The PACER website currently requires a physical mailing address to be able to obtain a user account at the website. This bill would, more-or-less, put into law

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Open PACER Act of 2013

Notes: This bill gives public access to electronic court documents at no fee. The PACER website currently requires a physical mailing address to be able to obtain a user account at the website. This bill would, more-or-less, put into law

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California Location Privacy Act of 2012

Notes: This 2012 bill would require a warrent for law enforcement to obtain the location of a mobile device, with the exception of being able to respond to the user’s call for emergency services, with the consent of the owner

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California Location Privacy Act of 2012

Notes: This 2012 bill would require a warrent for law enforcement to obtain the location of a mobile device, with the exception of being able to respond to the user’s call for emergency services, with the consent of the owner

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Privacy: California’s Right to Know Act of 2013: Disclosure of a Customer’s Personal Information

Notes: California in 2003 has previously recognized the importance of providing Californians with transparency about how their personal information has been shared by businesses by enacting Section 1798.83 of Civil Code into Law. It requires a business to disclose whom

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Privacy: California’s Right to Know Act of 2013: Disclosure of a Customer’s Personal Information

Notes: California in 2003 has previously recognized the importance of providing Californians with transparency about how their personal information has been shared by businesses by enacting Section 1798.83 of Civil Code into Law. It requires a business to disclose whom

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Software Patent Roundtable

Source: Request for Comments and Notice of Roundtable Events for Partnership for Enhancement of Quality of Software-Related Patents

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Software Patent Roundtable

Source: Request for Comments and Notice of Roundtable Events for Partnership for Enhancement of Quality of Software-Related Patents

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Aaron Swartz

Aaron’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 15 at Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois 60035 rememberaaronsw.com

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Aaron Swartz

Aaron’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 15 at Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois 60035 rememberaaronsw.com

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Curating the Government 2

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Curating the Government 2

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@lessig with @braingarbage

Money out of Politics Conference at UCLA / Source

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Money out of Politics Conference at UCLA / Source

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mega propaganda advisory

Source: Mega-Indictment.pdf

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mega propaganda advisory

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April 2012: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation: Alleged Conspiracy

Source: l1-CV-2509-LHK – Document 119

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April 2012: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation: Alleged Conspiracy

Source: l1-CV-2509-LHK – Document 119

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2012: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Stipulations

Via: stipulation-1 Via: stipulation-2 Via: stipulation-3 Via: stipulation-4 Via: stipulation-order Via: stipulation-5 FOR MORE VISIT: Justia Dockets and Filings

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2012: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Stipulations

Via: stipulation-1 Via: stipulation-2 Via: stipulation-3 Via: stipulation-4 Via: stipulation-order Via: stipulation-5 FOR MORE VISIT: Justia Dockets and Filings

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2012: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh

Via: Free Freehand Corp et al v. Adobe Systems, Inc., Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh

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2012: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh

Via: Free Freehand Corp et al v. Adobe Systems, Inc., Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh

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2011: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Via: ORDER REGARDING ADR PROCESS

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2011: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Via: ORDER REGARDING ADR PROCESS

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2011: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Case Scheduling

Via: ADR SCHEDULING ORDER

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2011: Free Freehand vs Adobe: Case Scheduling

Via: ADR SCHEDULING ORDER

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2011: Summons to Adobe

Via: Summons Issued to Adobe

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2011: Summons to Adobe

Via: Summons Issued to Adobe

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1994: Federal Trade Commission to Adobe: Return FreeHand to Altsys

Via FTC_VOLUME_DECISION_118_JULY_DECEMBER_1994_PAGES_930-1029

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1994: Federal Trade Commission to Adobe: Return FreeHand to Altsys

Via FTC_VOLUME_DECISION_118_JULY_DECEMBER_1994_PAGES_930-1029

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settlement

Via FreeHand Forum

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settlement

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FreeHand was Deleted

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FreeHand was Deleted

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United States v. Adobe Systems, Inc….

Via Department of Justice

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United States v. Adobe Systems, Inc….

Via Department of Justice

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Remember FreeHand?

The case is Free FreeHand Corp., et al. v. Adobe Systems Inc., Case No. CV 11-02174, United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division. Read More

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Remember FreeHand?

The case is Free FreeHand Corp., et al. v. Adobe Systems Inc., Case No. CV 11-02174, United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division. Read More

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