Public domain scores a huge appeals court victory: the law cannot be copyrighted (UPDATED) – Boing Boing

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-01-18

Summary:

"Last week, Malamud and EFF his lawyers, Alston & Bird and Elizabeth Rader scored a massive victory in this fight: the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit struck down the state of Georgia's bid to suppress the publication of its laws, upholding Malamud's right to publish them. The appeals court's decision was unequivocal in its support for the position that the law is free for all to read and write -- and that Georgia's bid to make its laws pay-to-read was unconstitutional and illegitimate...."

Link:

https://boingboing.net/2018/10/24/free-to-read-write.html/amp

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oa.new oa.copyright oa.pd oa.law oa.usa oa.usa.ga oa.litigation

Date tagged:

01/18/2019, 10:08

Date published:

01/18/2019, 05:08