Thursday, July 14, 2005

Houston Area - Copyright

Wed July 27 Debate: Copyright, Technology & the Arts
  • Event: Public Debate: Copyright, Technology and the Arts
  • Date: Wednesday July 27, 7:00-8:30 PM
  • Location: Nexus Cafe, 2828 Rogerdale (a block away from Rogerdale and Westheimer). Second floor of Walden Internet Village Apartments
  • Cost: Free. (Also free WiFi onsite!)
Debate Topics:
  1. Does current copyright law help or hurt artists?
  2. Will technological innovation increase or decrease copyright infringement?
  3. What is the impact of Grokster vs. MGM Supreme Court decision on publishers, web site owners and inventors?
This debate will feature a panel discussion of local experts.

This event is sponsored by Copynight Houston, a monthly social gathering of people interested in restoring balance in copyright law. We meet over drinks once a month in many cities to discuss new developments and build social ties between artists, engineers, filmmakers, academics, lawyers, and many others.

For more information, contact me Robert Nagle at this email: idiotprogrammer at fastmailbox .net
Robert Nagle, Technical Writer, Trainer & Linux Aficionado

He is still open to panel members, if anyone from the library community wants present our views.

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