Archive for September, 2006

Derivative works, public domain archives, and copyright

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

An intriguing little debate happening over at Wikimedia-UK where there's interest in the Royal Society's decision to put copies of all their journals, going back to 1665, online. The rub is that the free access to the journals lasts only through to December, with the material going behind a pay-wall ...

Woman forced to have transfusion because she’s a mother

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

A rather strange case from the Irish Times, about a woman who was given a blood transfusion (by direction of the High Court) against her will. She had lost blood while giving birth, and was refusing a blood transfusion because she is a Jehovah's Witness. What's intriguing about the court ...

Irish digital radio roundup

Sunday, September 10th, 2006

It's been a little while since I've given an update on Irish digital radio, and there's a variety of items that should be of interest to readers (and thanks to Enda O'Kane for drawing my attention to most of them). Jessie Collins had a short report in Village while I was ...