Friday, June 16, 2006


Happy Bloomsday! You can celebrate by reading this week's New Yorker story about the author's grandson, Stephen Joyce, who holds his literary rights, thanks to the Disney Protection Act of A Few Years Ago. As the article explains, Stephen Joyce takes a dim view of much academic writing about his grandfather, and has not been shy in attempting to curtail access to and republication of published and unpublished works. This week Stanford professor Larry Lessig filed a suit against Joyce relating to the "fair use" doctrine.

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