the symbol of kopimi, anti-copyright initiative developed piratbyrån, swedish organisation actively opposing modern copyright law , practices, , previous operators of bittorrent tracker pirate bay, before spun off independent organisation.
opposition copyright refers finish or partial opposition prevalent copyright laws. copyright defined exclusive legal right reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute matter , form of such literary, musical, or artistic work.
the classic argument copyright view granting developers temporary monopolies on works encourages farther development , creativity giving developer source of income; copyright enforced within framework of berne convention, instituted victor hugo , first enacted in 1886. central anti-copyright argument copyright has never been of net benefit society , instead serves enrich few @ expense of creativity. anti-copyright groups may question logic of copyright on economic , cultural grounds. furthermore, in context of net , web 2
Copyright Transfer agreement
a copyright transfer understanding legal document containing provisions conveyance of total or partial copyright rights owner party. similar contracts signed between authors , publishers not involve payment of remuneration or royalties. such agreements key element of subscription-based academic publishing, , have been said facilitate handling of copyright-based permissions in print-only publishing
Copyright Office of the United States
the james madison memorial building, houses office
the united states of america copyright office, part of library of congress, official u.s. authorities body maintains records of copyright registration in united states, including copyright catalog. used copyright title searchers attempting clear chain of title copyrighted works.
the head of copyright office called register of copyrights. current register maria pallante, has held office since 2011
Colonization of Neptune
many parts of outer solar scheme have been considered possible future colonization. of larger moons of outer planets contain water ice, liquid water, , organic compounds might useful sustaining human life.
colonies in outer solar scheme serve centers long-term investigation of planet , other moons. in particular, robotic devices controlled humans without long time delays needed communicate earth
map of world when colonization series begins.
colonization trilogy of alternate history books american author harry turtledove. series continuation of situation set in worldwar tetralogy, projecting situation between humanity , race (the bipedal lizardlike invaders , settlers worldwar) 20 years forwards mid-1960s.
the race has settled , plans colonize half surface of earth. half includes africa, australia, china, southern asia, mexico, central america, south america, spain, portugal, , poland (consisting of territory of prewar poland , east prussia). united states, canada, soviet union, greater high german reich (germany , territories occupied during world war ii), united kingdom, , state of japan other powers when race’s colonization fleet of eighty- 1 hundred- 1000000 settlers arrives
Damien of Molokaʻi
father damien’s signature
father damien or saint damien of molokai, ss.cc. or saint damien de veuster (dutch: pater damiaan or heilige damiaan van molokai; jan 3, 1840 – apr 15, 1889), born jozef de veuster, roman catholic priest kingdom of belgium , fellow member of congregation of sacred hearts of jesus , mary, missionary religious institute. won recognition ministry in kingdom of hawaiʻi people leprosy (also known hansen’s disease), had been placed under government-sanctioned medical quarantine on island of molokaʻi.
after 16 years caring physical, spiritual, , emotional needs of in leper colony, contracted , died of disease, resulting in characterization “martyr of charity”. 10th person recognized saint catholic church have lived, worked, and/or died in united states.
in both latin rite , eastern rites of catholic church, damien venerated saint, 1 holy , worthy of public veneration , invocation. in anglican communion, other denominations of christianity, damien considered spiritual patron leprosy , outcasts. patron saint of diocese of honolulu , of hawaii, father damien day celebrated statewide on apr 15. upon beatification pope john paul ii in rome on june 4, 1995, blessed damien granted memorial feast day, celebrated on may 10. father damien canonized pope benedict xvi on sunday oct 11, 2009
colon cleansing (also known colon therapy) encompasses number of alternative medical therapies claimed remove nonspecific “toxins” colon , intestinal tract. colon cleansing may branded colon hydrotherapy, colonic or colonic irrigation. during 2000s net marketing , infomercials of oral supplements supposedly colon cleansing increased.
some forms of colon hydrotherapy utilize tubes inject water, mixed herbs or other liquids, colon via rectum using special equipment. oral cleaning regimes utilize dietary fiber, herbs, dietary supplements, or laxatives. people practice colon cleansing believe accumulations of putrefied feces line walls of big intestine , these accumulations harbor parasites or pathogenic gut flora, causing nonspecific symptoms , general ill-health. “auto-intoxication” hypothesis based on medical beliefs of ancient egyptians , greeks , discredited in 20th century.
no scientific evidence supports alleged benefits of colon cleansing. enema preparations have been associated heart attacks , electrolyte imbalances, , improperly prepared or used equipment can cause infection or harm bowel
damien john richardson (born 2 august 1947 in dublin) irish gaelic football game manager , former player. current manager of drogheda united. richardson formerly managed gillingham in england , cobh ramblers, shelbourne , shamrock rovers in ireland.
richardson’s father george played , managed in league of ireland. played bray unknowns f.c. , brideville f.c. , managed st patrick’s athletic in 1970s
damien marsh (born 28 march 1971) former australian 100 metre , 200 metre sprint champion.
a native of goondiwindi, queensland, marsh finest moment sprinter winning 1995 iaaf grand prix final in monaco in time of 10.13, defeating field of world’s top sprinters. bettered own australian national record of 10.16 set in july 1994 oslo. had broken gerard keating’s national record (of 10.22) in feb 1993 in melbourne time of 10.19. ran personal best 20.32 in monaco.
weeks before running 10.13, marsh led commonwealth of australia silver medal in 4x100m sprint relay in national record time of 38.17 @ 1995 iaaf world championships. marsh narrowly missed out in reaching 100m final 9th best 10.20 time in event semi-finals. finished 1995 ranked 9th in world in 200m. after suffering ruptured achilles tendon injury during training 1996 athens olympics however, never returned such world-class form.
marsh 8th in final of 1993 world championships 200m event time of 20.56. finished 5th in 200m @ 1994 goodwill games same time. won australian men’s open athletics championships 100m event in 1994 time of 10.39 , in 1996 10.43. 1993 , 1998 200m champion wind-aided 20.29 , 21.34 respectively
Colonial heads of Spanish Morocco
the spanish protectorate in kingdom of morocco established on 27 nov 1912 treaty between french republic , kingdom of spain converted spanish sphere of influence formal protectorate. surface area of protectorate 20 948 km², represents 4.69% of modern-day morocco. since french republic held protectorate on entire country , controlled morocco’s foreign affairs (since 30 march 1912), held powerfulness delegate zone spanish protection. spanish protectorate consisted of northern strip of territory on mediterranean , southern strip bordering spanish sahara. northern zone ceded independent kingdom of morocco on 7 apr 1956, shortly after french republic had ceded protectorate. kingdom of spain ceded southern zone through treaty of angra de cintra on 1 apr 1958, after short ifni war