Gikii 2014 Call for Papers

So Gikii!

Call For Papers

September 1-2 2014University of Sussex, Brighton

Could a computer virus go on a killing rampage? What are the legal issues surrounding 3D-printed drones? Is Bitcoin the beginning of the end of the existing financial system, or just another fad? Is privacy dead in the post-Snowden [...]

SCRIPTed August 2013

New issue of SCRIPTed is now live:

Issue DOI: 10.2966/scrip.100213


Matrix Code David.Asch Playing with long exposure zoom. CC-BY-SA on Flickr.


Copyright Management for Open Collaborative Projects –Inbound Licensing Models for Open Innovation Catharina Maracke, pp.140-148 | HTML | PDF |

Dedicated Section [...]

Gikii programme and registration now open

Sun, Sand, and Gikii

The registration for the next edition of Gikii, the Geek Law conference, is now open.

This is shaping up to be a very strong programme! I’m loving some of the papers, and I predict a showdown with Judith Rauhofer (mwahahahaha).

Some of the papers that I’m looking forward to the [...]

Voluntary copyright relinquishment survey

Yours Truly is writing a report on voluntary copyright relinquishment and public domain dedications for WIPO. The terms of reference of the report can be found here.

As part of the work, I thought that it would be a good idea to have an informal web survey to ask people around the world about copyright [...]

SCRIPTed is 10 volumes old

With the publication today of the first issue of the 10th volume of SCRIPTed – A Journal of Law, Technology & Society, we mark 10 9 years of this open access experiment. Every four months I clear 3 entire days in my schedule to format and upload the excellent content that the hard-working editors send [...]

An update and changes on the horizon

This has been a very slow start of the year in blogging, but a busy start personally. January brought change to my life, as it did two years ago, and I have spent some time on holiday and also sorting out several new projects. One of this is to move the blog to a [...]

Showcasing Creative Commons filmmaking

Announcement of event taking place next week in Brussels.


SCRIPTed August 2012

The latest issue of SCRIPTed, A Journal of Law, Technology & Society, is now online. Plenty of good things on this issue, including an excellent article on the Chilean Free Trade Agreement, several on Internet regulation, and an interesting take on patent claims.

(2012) 9:2 SCRIPTed


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GikII 2012 Call for Papers

Call for Papers: 7th Gikii Workshop, 17-18 September 2012

UEA London 102 Middlesex Street London E1 7EZ UK

It’s harder than it used to be to write a Call for Papers for GikII, the so-cool-it-hurts blue skies workshop for papers exploring the interstices between law, technology and popular culture. Back in the day, you [...]

SCRIPTed April 2012

This is the first issue of the 9th volume of SCRIPTed, A Journal of Law and Technology. I can’t believe that I’ve been doing it for 9 years! Thanks to the editing team for another good issue.

Issue DOI: 10.2966/scrip.090112


Circuit Board Michelle Andresson From the author: “The circuit board was photographed [...]