Dragon Con Panels 2014

Yes, it’s that time again. Time to post the annual list of panels I’m doing this year at Dragon Con. Now things are a little different as well this year, as I’m no longer just ‘Junior Minion’ on the track, I’m now the Electronic Frontier Forums track Assistant Director. Basically means I have to sit […]
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Dragon Con 2013 Panels

Carrying on my tradition of increasing the number of panels this year, I’ll be doing 7. (At least I broke the patern of doubling each year – that would have become unweildy in 2015) so if you miss me at one, you can catch me at another. Not that I’m going to speak on the […]
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AntiPiracy Group Not So Sure About Piracy Claims

Enforcement of copyright is essential according to some, but the reasons why are often based more on emotion than fact. One lobby group, in an attempt to break into the ‘fact’ sphere, is having such a hard time finding any, they’ve decided to crowdsource the effort. Piracy is bad, it’s killing industries, costing people jobs […]
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6 Strikes – Because the DMCA Wasn’t One-Sided Enough

The debut of the 6-strikes system is now on us, and yet we have to wonder why it’s here in the first place. The US already has a robust court system for dealing with alleged infringers (and tens of thousands that have been targeted by it over the last few years can attest to that) […]
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Abandon Integrity, All Ye that Gain Power?

If we had any doubt of the reason we need to be extra vigilant in our work, this month has provided them in spades. But there is one thing that ties everything together, and that is the matter of integrity, and accountability. Through all the issues, those that take the lead are never held to […]
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Dragon*Con 2012 Report And Roundup

It’s been almost a week, so there’s been a bit of time to decompress and relax from Dragoncon. It was a hell of an event, and one that’s taken me some time to recover from, as I picked up a nasty case of ConCrud (which is still with me). I’ve also been hard at work, […]
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