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Michael Barclay
Works at Electronic Frontier Foundation
Attended U.C. Berkeley
Lives in Menlo Park, California
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In Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg built not just a business, but a company culture with the fervor of a messianic sect.
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"Watching Cat Videos at Work Could Make You More Productive"
http://time.com/money/4204427/humor-helps-productivity/?xid=tcoshare
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Fellow Cal fans: Be sure to click here.
Stanford fans: You'll enjoy my other posts a lot more.
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EFF's blog post about today's victory for fair use.
In a long-anticipated ruling, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed Google a clear victory today, soundly rejecting the Authors Guild’s claim that the Google Books Project infringes copyright. In the process, the Court also confirmed what we’ve always known: fair use promotes “copyright’s very purpose.” Even better, the Court reminds us what that purpose is:
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"Law is one of the oldest professions, and like other older professions, we get paid by the hour. Anybody who gets paid by the hour is never going to be in a hurry to finish. And lawyers, we can make something that could last only a few minutes go for hours and hours..."
Here are a few theories as to why lawyers are so great in the sack.
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"We could show you 2 hours of a monkey washing a cat, and you'd still go see this movie . . . twice."
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Ninth Circuit decision holding yoga uncopyrightable also shows why Oracle v. Google was wrong.
Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a significant decision rejecting an absurd copyright claim in yoga poses. The decision is pretty entertaining, but its implications are important for technologists as well as yogis.
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  • U.C. Berkeley
    Physics, EECS, 1969 - 1974
  • UCLA School of Law
    1976 - 1979
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Retired from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in 2010; now a part-time volunteer for the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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Patent Attorney
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  • Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Patent Attorney, 2010 - present
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    Member of Firm, 1993 - 2010
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