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Publications

, Washingtonian
How Slate Ranked the World’s Most Evil Tech Companies
Charles Duan

From Washingtonian:

In the end, about forty people, including Charles Duan of the R Street Institute, Brian Krebs of the publication Krebs on Security, and Georgetown Law professor Julie…

, Slate
The Evil List: Which tech companies are doing the most harm?
Charles Duan

From Slate:

Our respondents say: “The one surprise in my list may be Disney—though it obviously is like many other tech firms in aggressively pursuing copyrights. Two answers to this: First,…

, Public Knowledge
Public Knowledge Joins Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Overturn Federal Circuit in Google v Oracle
Charles Duan

From Public Knowledge:

Today, Public Knowledge joined the R Street Institute and the Niskanen Center in filing an amicus brief at the Supreme Court in the case of Google v Oracle. The case asks…

Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc.
Charles Duan

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT
The Java SE declarations of this case are simply a language of commands. As an application programming interface, or API, they exhibit features common to any language: a…

, ZD Net
The Supreme Court will decide software development’s future in Google v. Oracle
Charles Duan

From ZD Net:

Ironically enough, Charles Duan, Director of Technology and Innovation Policy at the R Street Institute, a Washington, DC non-profit think tank and Google ally, recently argued…

, TechDirt
Turns Out Oracle Copied Amazon’s S3 APIs; When Confronted, Pretends That’s Different (Spoiler Alert: It’s Not)
Charles Duan

From TechDirt:

However, Charles Duan, over at the R Street Institute (disclosure: we’ve partnered with R Street on a variety of projects over the years) has written up quite an incredible article…

, Ars Technica
Oracle copied Amazon’s API—was that copyright infringement?
Charles Duan

Early this year, the Supreme Court will hear an important case that will determine the legal status of application programming interfaces under copyright law. If the high court sides with Oracle in…

, ABA Journal
Open Access: SCOTUS will consider whether publishers can copyright annotated state codes
Charles Duan

From ABA Journal:

The R Street Institute, a public policy organization in Washington, D.C., and others argue in their brief that official annotations have been part of the law going back to…

, The Federalist
Supreme Court Should Stop Georgia From Charging Citizens $404 Per Year To Read Their Own Laws
Charles Duan

From The Federalist:

R Street Institute, which filed an amicus brief in support of PRO, concludes there is substantial uncertainty about accessing government documents among the circuits, and…

R Street Policy Study No. 182 Updating our Laws for the Modern Video Marketplace
Tom Struble

The laws governing our video marketplace have gone almost entirely unchanged since the 1990s, despite recent technological advancements that are radically reshaping the way Americans produce,…