drmNetflix Wants to Expand to 200 Countries Within the Next Two Years (GigaOM)
Netflix wants to complete its global expansion within the next two years, the company announced as part of its Q4 2014 earnings release.

License Expired: The Unauthorized James Bond (David Nickle)
So here’s a funny story: in 2015, and only in Canada and a few other countries, James Bond entered the public domain.

Cory Doctorow to Push for Ending DRM (Techdirt)
This is Copyright Week, in which various people supporting more reasonable copyright laws highlight some of the problems with existing laws and important concepts that should be in copyright reform efforts. Today’s topic is “you bought it, you own it,” — a concept that is often held back due to bad copyright laws.

Texas School Requires Permission Slips to Read Book on Poverty (GalleyCat)
Teachers that want to teach David K. Shipler’s “The Working Poor: Invisible in America, in the Highland Park school district in Texas have to get permission from student’s parents.

Kindle Daily Deal: The Yellow House (and others)


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