Monthly Archives: December 2005

Rhian in America

Much to my surprise, I love America. We spend a lot of time in Britain bitching about America, Americans, Americanisms and of course the American administration. It’s very easy. But whenever I come here, I find some things very comfortable … Continue reading

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Who is Treasury under secretary for international affairs?

The job of under secretary for international affairs at the US Treasury is a hugely important job which few people have ever heard of. It’s a political position, which means the decision as to who gets it is made not … Continue reading

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Authorship and ownership

The ongoing debate over Google Print Google Book Search is yet another manifestation of a more fundamental debate over intellectual property rights. But one thing has been nagging at me for a while, and it’s based on the whole idea … Continue reading

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