Gikii papers online

This year’s Gikii took place in London hosted by the always marvellous Andrea Matwyshyn. As usual, there were more cat slides than a cat video convention, and as always some amazing presentations and thought-provoking interventions. And some good-natured heckling of course. Some of the papers are now online, you’ll just […]

Gikii 2015 Berlin Programme

This is the draft programme. Remember to register here. Venue WZB Berlin Social Science Center Reichpietschufer 50 10785 Berlin Google Maps Thursday 24 September Registration and Buffet 12.30 – 13.30 Welcome Address 13.30 Session 1. The State of the Art (Future Law) 14.00 – 15.30 David Murakami Wood. The Inevitable […]

Gikii 2014 registration and papers

Register now at Eventbrite. The registration for the 2014 edition of Gikii in Brighton (September 1-2 2014) is now open for speakers and participants. The registration is free, but there are only a limited number or spaces available, so we recommend that you hurry. If you book a ticket and […]

Whatever happened to DVDs?

This week I attended the launch of a CREATe report named ‘A review of the causes and impacts of unlawful file sharing’ (not yet available online). The report itself offers a fascinating insight into the research conducted on the effects of file-sharing, and it represents an important addition to the […]

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 […]


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 […]

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, […]