Poll

Is the very concept of intellectual property outmoded?

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Should any and all information generated with government funding be publicly ava

What do you think? Does the information paid for by taxes in a democracy belong to the people who helped pay for it? Or maybe governments have a right to keep secrets and an interest in doing so--everything can't be open.
Should any and all information generated with government funding be publicly ava

What do you think? Does the information paid for by taxes in a democracy belong to the people who...
Open wifi

Whether you travel often or just occasionally, paying for wireless is something many of us face...
Open wifi

Whether you travel often or just occasionally, paying for wireless is something many of us face. Whether it's at airports or hotels, many people opt to use a free network first. Some cities and airports are starting to provide free wireless to the public. Is this a new trend? Are the days of paying for wireless access coming to an end? Let us know what you think.
Open education and MIT OpenCourseWare

The decision by the MIT faculty in 2001 to allow anyone to use their course content was a...
Open education and MIT OpenCourseWare

The decision by the MIT faculty in 2001 to allow anyone to use their course content was a groundbreaking move, one that has opened education profoundly. Since then, an estimated 100 million individuals have accessed MIT's resources.

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