Obama camp responds to McCain negative ad by portraying McCain as in the “pocket” of big oil companies

August 4, 2008

News:  The gloves have come off.  The Obama camp has finally responded to the negative ad by John McCain titled “Pump” that suggests that Barack Obama is responsible for (hard to believe) the rise in gas prices.  Obama’s ad is titled in response “Pocket.”

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Lessig’s next book: Remix

August 4, 2008

News:  Larry Lessig says his last law + tech book will be out this fall.  It’s titled “Remix.”  More details here


William Patry shuts down his copyright blog

August 4, 2008

News: Noted copyright lawyer William Patry officially ended his copyright blog on Friday of last week.  His reasons are explained in the only post that remains on his blog (of 4 years).  He now works for Google, so that’s one of his reasons b/c too many people confused his personal comments as Google’s comments.  He also finds the state of copyright law too depressing.  

Analysis:  A shame.


barelypolitical: McCain + Britney Spears ’08

August 4, 2008