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Fair Copyright in Research Works Act

SOPA's Killer Cousin You've Probably Never Heard About

Abdulrahman El-Sayed | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Abdulrahman El-Sayed

Findings from NIH-funded research are used everyday to help doctors make treatment and diagnosis decisions -- not just in America but all over the world. That may end with the Research Works Act.

MLK: Copyrighting History

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Lurio

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is upon us, and it will bring lots of formal celebrations, but not much of this will be shown on TV. There's a reason for that.

John Conyers Tries [and Fails] to Explain His Opposition to Public Science Access

Michael Eisen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Eisen

Rep. Conyers would have us believe that it is just a coincidence that his bill would erase a government policy vehemently opposed by publishers who have contributed to his campaigns.

Is John Conyers Shilling for Special Interests?

Lawrence Lessig and Michael Eisen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig and Michael Eisen

Conyers is leading a proposal to forbid the government from requiring scientists who receive taxpayer funds for medical research to publish their findings openly on the Internet.