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- Chilling Effects Clearinghouse
“Chilling Effects aims to help you understand the protections that the First Amendment and intellectual property laws give to your online activities.” A comprehensive site on abuses of intellectual property, with a database of cease and desist letters.
A twelve-week online course offered through the Harvard Law School, covers current copyright law, debates, and reform proposals.
- Free Culture Foundation
“The mission of the Free Culture Foundation is to bring an end to the subjugation enabled by private ownership over media, ideas, and technology.” The Free Culture Foundation provides information and support to local chapters in the Free Culture Movement.
- Trolling Effects
“Trolling Effects is a resource for those who have been targeted by patent trolls. Here you can learn more about these bad actors, search through and submit demand letters, and find out how we can fix our broken patent system.”
- US House Judiciary Committee Hearings on Copyright Protection
The Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hears witnesses on copyright protection, with a specific focus and debate on file sharing.
- World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
A self-funded agency of the United Nations. WIPO’s mission is “to lead the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property (IP) system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all.”