Reads of the day

One of those obvious things which nobody’s pointed out before: Information Architecture and journalism have similar objectives and they can learn much from each other. Read the article.
It’s everywhere in the news: Public domain petitioners lose 7-2 to Congress, over the extension of copyright. Eldred v Ashcroft is a US case which has just been laid to rest by the Supreme Court. Respect, anyway, to the lawyers who donated their time fighting for a cause they believe in. Majority opinion here; dissenting opinions here and here. No, I haven’t read them all… yet.
This decision is good news for recording and entertainment companies as well as publishers, but will no doubt impede the proliferation of free information on the Net.