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Reading list: a credit card nudge that seemed to work

The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers JAN 19, 2017 Can simple guidelines, or rules to live by, help consumers reduce their credit card debt? Can they be useful as a financial education tool? The … Continue reading

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Reading list: new governors of online speech

Kate Klonick, The New Governors: The People, Rules, and Processes Governing Online Speech Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming Abstract Private online platforms have an increasingly essential role in free speech and participation in democratic culture. But while it might appear that … Continue reading

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Reading List: Brian Frye, Invention of a Slave

Reading list: Brian L. Frye, Invention of a Slave Abstract: On June 10, 1858, the Attorney General of the United States issued an opinion concluding that a machine invented by a slave could not be patented, because neither the slave … Continue reading

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Reading list, good titles edition

Kacy Popyer. Note. CACHE-22: the fine line between information and defamation in Google’s autocomplete function. 34 Cardozo Arts &; Ent. L.J. 835-861 (2016) But why no publicly available copy, Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J.? from Blogger http://ift.tt/2mnSSAP

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Reading list: women in technology

Sacha Judd on where to point the “pipeline”: fandom–includes discussion of the Organization for Transformative Works’ AO3.  Also worth reading is the linked talk from the founder of Pinboard, who writes hilariously and respectfully about fans’ ability to self-organize and … Continue reading

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Reading list: aesthetic nondiscrimination and fair use

 Brian L. Frye, Aesthetic Nondiscrimination & FairUse,  3 Belmont L. Rev. 29 (2016) ABSTRACT While courts do not consider the aesthetic value of an element of a work in determining whether it is protected by copyright, they do consider the … Continue reading

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Reading list: poetry and copyright norms

Evan Nelson, Unacknowledged Legislators: The ContemporaryPoetry Community’s Quasi-Regime of Intellectual Property, 91 N.D. L. Rev. 634 (2015). Abstract: Intellectual property grants artificial monopolies to authors, and this practice has long been justified as an economic bargain necessary to encourage new … Continue reading

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