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Resolution Without Resolution

posted by James Haggerty  |  October 30, 2008

One of the more interesting aspects of Google’s recent settlement of a lawsuit by book authors alleging vast copyright infringement (see coverage of the settlement in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times) was the absolute refusal by Google to publicly acknowledge the settlement resolved any of the key copyright issues at stake….


Here come the lawsuits

posted by James Haggerty  |  October 28, 2008

A fascinating column by Dennis K. Berman in The Wall Street Journal this morning (here) highlights just how quaint the Enron-driven financial crisis of the early part of this decade appears in the wake of the current market tsunami. Berman really drives home the story by landing quotes like this: “Enron was a gnat compared…


…And Rearrange a Few Deck Chairs While You’re At It

posted by James Haggerty  |  October 1, 2008

The financial crisis has altered the playing field in ways large and small, and I believe the ramifications will impact American business — and how we think, feel and communicate about business — for decades to come. One small example comes from an article I was quoted in this morning in The New York Times….