Intellectual Property http://wunc.org en What Could Have Entered The Public Domain? http://wunc.org/post/what-could-have-entered-public-domain <p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">In the public domain, work can be freely shared online, translated into other languages, or republished and cheaply distributed.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:37:42 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 29633 at http://wunc.org What Could Have Entered The Public Domain? Protecting Intellectual Property http://wunc.org/post/protecting-intellectual-property <p>When Congress reconvenes after Labor Day, it will have the opportunity to consider a major expansion of online antipiracy law. The Protect-IP Act, which passed unanimously out of a Senate committee in May, would allow the government to seek a court order against a Web site allegedly violating copyright – and that site could then be entirely removed from the Internet. Industry groups including the Motion Picture Association of America and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce support the bill, but consumer rights groups and free speech advocates oppose it as a threat to a free and open Internet.</p> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:06:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Isaac-Davy Aronson 8088 at http://wunc.org