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 [...]

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 [...]

Showcasing Creative Commons filmmaking

Announcement of event taking place next week in Brussels.


Licensing Options for Digitization

I am in Vancouver attending the conference Memory of the World in the Digital age: Digitization and Preservation, organized by UNESCO. Here is the prezi of my presentation.

Licensing Options for Digitization on Prezi

Enjoy… unless you suffer from motion sickness, in which case I’d give it a miss.


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 [...]

Letters from the Internet governance front

Last week Yours Truly attended the 43rd ICANN meeting in Costa Rica. The gathering had a heavy agenda with more than 200 sessions, and the discussion was centred towards the issue of the new generic top level domains (gTLDs), which will allow the open registration of domains beyond the current crop of [...]


Next week Yours Truly will be attending ICANN 43 in Costa Rica. As an Internet regulation geek I have always been interested in ICANN, how a vast Internet governance edifice has been built, how it is maintained, and the politics that seem to run deep all around me. There have already been some meetings here [...]

SCRIPT Conference on IT and IP Law

SCRIPT Conference on IT and IP Law

6-8 June

The Arts and Humanities Research Council Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law at the University of Edinburgh (‘SCRIPT’) will be ten years old in 2012. To celebrate this event, SCRIPT is hosting a conference in Edinburgh on the theme of [...]

Enabling Creativity in the Digital Environment

For some time now Creative Commons has been increasingly engaging with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). You can read an update on the activities at the CC Blog. This is part of a more active engagement from Creative Commons with international organizations in general. The work has been ongoing, making it clear that CC [...]

Creative Commons statement at WIPO Committee on Development and IP

Read by Yours Truly at the 8th Session of the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP).

(Geneva, November 14, 2011)

Thank you Mr Chairman for the opportunity to make a statement; we would like to join other delegates in supporting your chairmanship.

Creative Commons appreciates its continuing engagement with the World Intellectual Property Organization [...]