July 23, 2008

Be An Owner, Not A Consumer: Don’t Get Licensed Out of Your Stuff

July 23rd 2008

Do You Own What You Buy? Increasingly, it seems that we no longer own our own stuff. Is Your Website Yours? Are we getting used to governments seeking to regulate websites? If I own or rent a server, and pay to connect it to a private network so that other users can access my private […]

Further Reading: Reducing the Human Experience to Economics

July 23rd 2008

James Boyd White is a distinguished professor of Law and English at the University of Michigan. In the spirit of Erazim Kohak, his recent talk on Law, Economics and Torture admonishes us against reducing life, democracy or law to mere economics, and to resist this trend when it is presented as inevitable. Long ago I […]