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Do we really need to outlaw plagiarism?

Does copying someone else’s work without attribution pose a threat so grave that we must send armed forces to stamp it out? 654 more words

The Guardian: Google and Bing to deprecate piracy websites

The Guardian: Google and Bing to deprecate piracy websites. “Internet users will find it harder to search for pirated films and music and illegally streamed live football matches under a new plan to crackdown on piracy websites. 24 more words

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Founder Post: Confessions of an economic (s)hitman

Case Study vs Con: How a former Central Bank Governor ripped off a T&T small business. 

For as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of forging a creative company, from scratch, from dirt and dust, from fire and rust. 1,373 more words

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Energy: IP and OSD Solutions Compared

February 14, 2017

**NOTE: I wrote this blog before class on Thursday so I added a paragraph at the end detailing how OSD might help mitigate some of the energy I use at home. 1,017 more words

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Science Policy Around the Web - February 17, 2017

By: Thaddeus Davenport, PhD


Decision in the CRISPR-Cas9 Patent Dispute

This week, Heidi Wedford from Nature News reported that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) made a decision on the disputed patents for the gene editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 in favor of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. 845 more words


Energy: IP vs. OSD

Elon Musk is one to make unprecedented decisions, but he certainly caught the US and car manufacturers by surprise when he announced that “all our patent are belong to you” (Musk). 375 more words

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