Haven’t you ever wondered why States of the United States of America seem to keep sponsoring, voting for, and even occasionally passing laws and bills that they know will never go into effect on constitutional grounds?

I’m referring to various violent video-game laws, Arizona’s HB2625 which allows employers to pry into contraception usage of female employees and fire them if they don’t like the answers, and so on. Often these laws are just rewrites of previous laws which also failed to pass.

And there’s a reason why they happen anyway.

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Jun 28 2011

California State Senator Leland Yee has just spent somewhere in the ballpark of a million Californian taxpayer dollars to have his bill on violent video games struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional. Again.

Yee says he’s going to do it again. In fact, that would make the third time he’s heaped all of that money into a pile and metaphorically set fire to it.

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The electronic mailbag continues to be stuffed to overflowing, but I figured I would respond to this particular one in a post of its own, since Copyright – while it is ubiquitous, touching almost every point of our lives – continues to be poorly understood.

I’m trying to create a small store to sell sculpted Jewellery in Second Life.. but I’m worried about content theft as anyone… and so, I noticed a post from yours on the internet called “Property, Second Life, backups and you” explaining some basic topics about this, .. and I become very interested in the matter, now my straight question… Do you know how can I copyright my sculpties? I have noticed several businesses saying their creations have some sort of “copyright”, I want to copyright several sculpties of my own creation, sculpties that I can use as components to create several products, please I need advice in this matter ^^ Thank you very much.

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