March 24, 2004


Copyfight is a new (since March 14) group weblog that promises to "explore the nexus of legal rulings, Capitol Hill policy-making, technical standards development and technological innovation that creates--and will recreate--the networked world as we know it".

You can learn there that BioMed Central has adopted a Creative Commons license, and that Creative Commons has launched its "Science Commons" branch. You can also learn that Night of the Living Dead is now available for download from (if you missed the same news on

If you're interested in intellectual property and marketplace issues in scientific and scholarly communications, you should also check out Anoop Sarkar's thoughts and links at Special Circumstances.

Posted by Mark Liberman at March 24, 2004 08:39 AM