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Modernizing the Copyright Office 49

An anonymous reader writes: Joshua Simmons has written a new article discussing the growing consensus that it is time to modernize the Copyright Office. It reviews the developments that led to the last major revision of the Copyright Act; discusses Congress's focus since 1976 on narrower copyright bills, rather than a wholesale revision of U.S. copyright law, and the developments that have led to the review hearings; and considers the growing focus on Copyright Office modernization.

Comment in short (Score 1) 131

dev studio pitches a game, gets funding but is to stupid to realize its funded to make 2 games for the price of one. failed basic math. and no agile wont fix that, agile eats time, money and people and if you forget risk managment with agile your doomed.

Comment Steam User Score beats traditional scores (Score 2) 135

its a good direction, but someone should come up with an adjustment because:
a) pissed of payers rant more
c) pleased customers usually don't care about feedback
b) too many "happy" reviews that list more negative than positive points
x) positive reviews of sorts "please give them 1-n patches to fix a quadrillion bugs before you vote negative"

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