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Infinity is a never-ending video artwork, an endless parade of unique personalities born from code. Glimpse something new every time you look, for every minute, of every day, forever.

youtu.be/Ux68_EY0EFA

A call with a client's lawyer

Expectation:
scope of the work, proposals, deadlines, brand protection strategies...

Reality:
"Asuka or Rei?"
"Asuka"
"Come on, of course, Misato!"

Oh, there is a research on how federated social networks and messengers "would likely not be in line with consumer interests" as "people proactively use the boundaries between communications services to compartmentalize their social contacts according to relationship closeness".

Seriously? 😕

sciencedirect.com/science/arti!

Coming soon: 2021-07-31 at 6:00 AM UTC

@VGM presents:

The constitutional foundations of university autonomy: What constitutional judges of European states say about it?

Sign up here! docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

#summerschool

(Graphics by @csepp)

The Spirit of Laws by Montesquieu was added to the Index of Prohibited Books of the Catholic Church.

Mein Kampf by Hitler wasn't.

Canadian court finds Subway’s trademark rights infringed by cannabis retailer that adopted “Budway” parody mark

jdsupra.com/legalnews/federal-

Sounds reasonable. I would say there is an obvious risk of confusing consumers who might thing that Subway is just growing their business 🤷‍♀️

Little scenes I see every day in my neighborhood in Tay Ho. I never get tired of seeing it all and taking photographs of it. The second shot is my little street. Love it all #hanoi #vietnam #photography

Just noticing that the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany building is beautiful

(The photo by Tobias Helfrich is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0)

"The Technodrome was kind of like The Factory and Shredder was our Warhol" 💔

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Making a character sheet is like beer: first you don't like it, and then you do

Martin Scorsese: "And we have to make it crystal clear to the current legal owners of these films that they amount to much, much more than mere property to be exploited and then locked away.”

// Jeff Bezos thinks our cultural heritage is just ‘intellectual property’

amp.theguardian.com/commentisf

💊 Russia: The first ever case of challenging a compulsory license is considered. The Supreme Court rejected the claim of the US company Gilead, the owner of the patent for remdesivir.

t.me/IPWbyCLAIMS/1941

D&D 

It sucks when all the party members contribute to a boss kill but the final hit always belongs to the same player!
All I can is enjoy that I am that player 😏

I donated to Standard Ebooks.
They take existing transcribed public domain works, and format them in a manner that meets or exceeds commercial quality.
Books (written media in general) is exceedingly important for society, and making it as nice as possible to read (and later reference!) is a vital goal that most don't bother tackling - but they do.

I said I'd post here whenever I #donate and so I have.
#standardebooks

https://standardebooks.org

Germany rejects US-backed proposal to waive vaccine :
"the protection of intellectual property is a source of innovation and must remain so".

Well, yep. However, as article 14(2) of German Basic Law states: "Property entails obligations. Its use shall also serve the public good".

bbc.com/news/world-europe-5701

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