1. Pinky Pressing Problem

    discovering and addressing a lapse in typing technique

  2. Signature Blocks 101

    what goes where and why, in brief

  3. L. Peter Deutsch and Stig Hackvän

    cooperation, licensing, and money in 1998

  4. Time Off Summer ‘21

    out of office August 29 through September 8

  5. Help Fund Water for the Homeless

    legal access to public water for the East Bay’s unhoused

  6. Upgrading to Debian Bullseye

    a couple hurdles jumped

  7. Contract by E-Mail

    contract power is in your hands

  8. The Developer Certificate of Origin is Not a Contributor License Agreement

    dispelling magical DCO thinking to reveal the system below

  9. Standardize Commercial Software Licensing

    announcing PolyForm Commercial, with a call for help

  10. License Round-Up

    listing licenses I’ve contributed to

  11. Waypoint NDA 3.0.0

    small terms fixes, big presentation improvements

  12. In Praise of Cron

    seventies-era automation for the working lawyer

  13. Big Time Public License 1.0.0

    a FRAND-ly license for software

  14. Legal Explainer Sites

    one-page URLs for common concepts and conundrums

  15. 2020 Oakland Homeless Camp Fires

    data from public records request

  16. Creative Commons’ 2021-2025 Strategy

    a scene stalwart turns “ethical”

  17. The Guestbook NDA

    a standard one-way nondisclosure agreement

  18. 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report

    bold text from the key findings

  19. One-Way NDA

    good names for the next standard NDA?

  20. Citation Hustle

    hooking into academe for fair code credit

  21. Drafter’s Anxiety

    writing new licenses isn’t scary

  22. The Luck of Open Source

    open source without great men

  23. Legal Technology as Regulatory Arbitrage

    a countervailing force toward specialization

  24. Efficient Merit Apocalypse

    a mirror on meritocracy

  25. Sell Babel 8

    ask for the money you need so people can actually pay it

  26. Law Insider’s Contract Teardowns

    lawyers dissect specific contract language

  27. Days of Pain

    returning from a double bout of nerve pain

  28. Open Gaming Deja Vu

    a clear-eyed view of open from 1999

  29. First-Rate Intelligence

    false comfort in U.S. military spending

  30. Support Funding for Cali County Law Libraries

    they’re even more important during pandemic

  31. You Can Still Use the Software

    Justin Colannino on what’s up with new software licenses

  32. Zebra G-750 First Look

    a long-awaited pen arrives on US shores

  33. Flat Forms

    plain language should come in plain pieces

  34. Templating for Lawyers

    learn computer templateering in five minutes flat

  35. Seven Ways to Say “Inequality”

    a short study in the rhetoric of policy

  36. It’s a Trap

    avoid legal structures designed to constrain you

  37. The Origin of the “MIT License”

    how did those famous terms come about?

  38. Cross License Foundations

    decentralized stewardship of collaborative projects

  39. Code Credit License 1.0.0

    a code-for-credit software license

  40. Open Licensing Attacks on Specific Business Models

    an incomplete list

  41. Compliance Industrial Pulpit

    someone tell the enterprise about Open Source 2.0

  42. Where are the Goalposts?

    in response to Luis Villa on SSPL and OSI

  43. The Chalkeaters’ License

    effective folk licensing in the wild

  44. Waypoint Turns Two

    stop wasting time on nondisclosure agreements

  45. Platform Neutrality

    we used to have a principle for this

  46. Square One

    fair terms. free forms. back to work.

  47. Reading AGPL

    a guided introduction for first-timers

  48. Open Source is Discrimination

    that’s the point, or at least it used to be

  49. Righteous, Expedient, Wrong

    OSI swings at Elastic, misses, and leaves a mess

  50. Water Manifolds

    hydrant-based access for the homeless of the Tenderloin

  51. ml5.js Takes a Stand

    a code of conduct with teeth, in the wild

  52. We Are All Internet Realists Now

    web exceptionalism swings both ways

  53. Fake Neutrality

    have it your way ‘til they can afford to have it theirs

  54. The Tension

    panning for hope in a very angry America

  55. Printing Booklets

    less paper, easier reading

  56. No War on Coronavirus

    remembering the other way to see our problems

  57. Lies My Law School Told Me

    in praise of bad propaganda

  58. Don’t Pitch Lawyers

    pitch clients

  59. Deprogramming the Programmer

    throw off your jargon and be free

  60. Authority and Expertise

    digging up the land mines of attorney-client relations

  61. Survive America

    prepping for the obvious

  62. The Future of the Internet

    thanks for letting us know

  63. The War on License Notices

    managing uncertainty at the fringes of open licensing

  64. Don’t Sign Blank Checks

    a problem of pattern recognition

  65. Judicial Website, No Money Down

    sustainability, government style

  66. Water Team on The Oaklandside

    local news org covers water access proposals

  67. Electric, Light, Organized

    flameless light and power stopgaps for the homeless

  68. EBMUD for All

    open letter for homeless access to water

  69. Work Made for Hire … or Not

    one source of complexity in intellectual property terms

  70. Let’s Not All Read Terms of Service

    common quips on website terms miss the point

  71. How Congress Sees Open Source

    a view from outside

  72. You Have to Build a Time Machine

    Eventbrite falls into the terms of service trap

  73. Signing by E-Mail

    a writing is a writing is a writing

  74. Speedier Git for Text File Tracking

    streamlining for small, fast commits to personal records

  75. Doormat 1e

    free no-log, no-track privacy policy

  76. DMCASimple 1e

    another new first edition and website

  77. Turnstile 1e

    first edition and new website

  78. Copyright Notices Begone

    pointless costs of ancient licenses

  79. From Justice With Love

    the antitrust division groks open source strategy

  80. Communes to Cooperatives

    musings of a Drop City scholar

  81. Public Domain Appendix

    public license for From Dictatorship to Democracy

  82. Mix Many Metaphors

    analogies galore in Oracle v. Google oral argument

  83. Oracle v. Google Oral Argument

    major league copyright lawyering at bat

  84. The Ethical Consequences of Our Collective Activities

    professional ethics as the missing root of entitlement?

  85. California Welfare and Institutions Code 17000

    on the books since 1965

  86. Son of Water Boy

    latest lessons and tips

  87. Security Services Terms

    giving a specialized field its due

  88. Types of Lawyers

    major food groups for clients

  89. Amateur Open Econ Toolkit

    compendium of concepts, theories, and theorists

  90. Not the Type

    tech exceptionalism in limp words and phrases

  91. Working in Public

    now comes the coder-celebrity

  92. Connecticut’s Police Bill

    first-read highlights

  93. Water Boy

    working up a playbook for supplying urban campers

  94. A Modest Trademark Proposal

    banish them from permissive open source

  95. In Praise of Juanito Rus

    recognizing professionalism in local public service

  96. Colorado’s Police Reform Law

    first-read highlights

  97. Expert Failure

    lawyers learning from scientists

  98. Programmer Power

    prying open “software freedom”

  99. Threat Rhetoric

    narrative error in policing

  100. Police Qualified Immunity Reading

    recommended overview and primary sources

  101. No Justice

    facing the mirror in a time of inequality

  102. PolyForm Defensive is Now PolyForm Shield

    feedback strikes again

  103. Anything to Everyone

    “defund the police” through the lens of “open source”

  104. Narrative Error

    that’s my hero story, and I’m sticking to it

  105. Acceptable Use

    different delivery, same rules

  106. Facing the Choir

    reading and hearing American police unions

  107. Free & Open Picture Book

    a conundrum in four panels

  108. Normally Open & Normally Closed

    simple templates for restricted terms

  109. Oakland Police Commission

    money, gas, rubber, and “fuck”

  110. DMSimple

    plain and simple DMCA safe harbor terms

  111. The March in Oakland

    a flyover, firsthand account of rally and march

  112. Round Robin 1.0.0

    ready for the field

  113. Round Robin License

    new name, new terms, same great idea

  114. Protestant Work Product

    recognizing overwork in the field

  115. Turnstile

    springboard website terms of service

  116. Progressive Standardization

    standardized contracting can also be flexible

  117. PolyForm Noncompete Licenses

    two new, long-awaited forms

  118. Springboard Agreements

    putting a name to a tool

  119. Lawyerization

    vocabulary for lawyer involvement and influence

  120. “Open Source” Is Nobody’s Property

    if OSI owned it, they wouldn’t be so touchy about it

  121. Two Tiny Web Apps

    long-serving micro-groupware

  122. Name this Contract Type

    agreements incorporating all their terms by reference

  123. Allowable Tolerances

    law can learn a lot from the trades

  124. Antidote

    critical and alternative views on free and open source software

  125. Pay-Per-Law, Inc.

    the glory and agony of Georgia v. Public Resource

  126. Neighbor Meals

    ground game for safer group takeout

  127. redline.commonform.org

    compare Common Form markup online

  128. Common-Pool Pushovers

    Elinor Ostrom without boundaries

  129. edit.commonform.org

    try Common Form’s editing tools online

  130. Locked-In Customers Anonymous

    stop buying software from assholes

  131. Common Form, Simplified

    publish, share, save our souls

  132. No Thanks

    software freedom without programmers

  133. Site of Shame

    if you can’t negotiate, castigate?

  134. The Tote Bag

    remembering the Great Recession

  135. Do Not Track or Do Not Sell

    conflict or convenience?

  136. Open COVID Pledge

    public licensing for pandemic response

  137. Noncompete By Two Other Names

    Why are the last PolyForm licenses taking so long?

  138. Sharetribe Community Public License 1.0, Line by Line

    another everything-but-SaaS license

  139. Intelligent Perception

    low bow to the legal laity

  140. CERN OHL-S 2.0, Line by Line

    the open share-alike hardware license we actually need now?

  141. Take the Money and Run

    if you’re not hurting, try helping

  142. Section 1106 (Loan Forgiveness) of the CARES Act

    formatted, linked, and linkable

  143. Medtronic’s PB560 Ventilator License, Line by Line

    medical device company devises copyleft license

  144. Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

    Californians probably can’t do advance directives right now, but that’s likely not what they need

  145. Against Legal Technology

    beyond the latest office software

  146. Open Source for Business 3e

    new edition of an oft-recommended book

  147. Subscribe by E-Mail

    another way to see new posts

  148. Sustain Podcast

    business models, licenses, role playing

  149. Not Those Dreams

    Nintendo purges Mario from Dreams

  150. California Medical Directives at Home

    Can we get our end-of-life wishes down without breaking health orders?

  151. Medical Advance Directives Working Group

    looking for lawyers, translators, and editors

  152. notlegaladvice.law

    shareable explainer page

  153. Blue Is Blue

    a strange thing about learned language

  154. World Tour Canceled

    mouse best plans, but what ado now?

  155. Name Calling Isn’t Precise

    “neo-closed” will come and go

  156. Terms of Service, Take Two

    shorter, higher-level, more fun

  157. Foreign Virus

    another good excuse to order in Chinese

  158. Terms of Service, Take One

    reviewing the terms you’ve already agreed to

  159. Copyleft Has No Posse

    war is over, want it or not

  160. Short Spiel on Legal Tech

    law’s retrograde rep is more about tech than law

  161. Dreams Creates a Commons?

    a video game for making video games

  162. Not Not Political

    if software matters, it’s already political

  163. This Mess We’re In

    ethics, open source, and free riding

  164. Skimming Hippocratic License Version 2.0

    text and quick thoughts

  165. Untangling Tech Merit and Tech Privilege

    section 230 is but one kind of subsidy

  166. More Accessible

    small tweaks to better accommodate readers

  167. Data Under Universal Share-Alike

    limits on effective data copyleft

  168. Reduce, Reuse, Reconsider

    if you wish to make a great hacker from scratch, let them reimplement the universe

  169. Patent Potato

    the game that never ends

  170. Scratch Other People’s Itches

    achieve more meaning and feel less alone

  171. Copyleft Should be Scary

    if the virus wasn’t scary, would we wash out hands?

  172. Portland Trip Confirmed

    February 23 to February 29

  173. Open Source Should Come With Warranties

    (from the companies who use it)

  174. CCPA Service Provider Addendum

    plain, minimal form

  175. What did I just agree to?

    Marc Jones on oddities in OSI-approved licenses

  176. Luis Villa’s Licensing Year in Review

    harassment made the list, and should have

  177. Portland in February

    See you there?

  178. Few-Maintainer Projects

    reality-driven expectations

  179. Renaming API Copyleft

    naming for purpose, not implementation

  180. Starting Noncommercial

    famous projects that started noncommercial

  181. API Copyleft 2.0.0-pre.1

    bringing the best of Parity to API Copyleft

  182. Video Footnotes

    one-way video as hackable interactive medium

  183. The Main Event

    Amazon versus Startups and the New York Times

  184. The Doorway NDA

    lawyers earning their stereotypes

  185. Paste Your Terms Into Your E-Mails

    why don’t we do the obvious thing?

  186. Teach Everyone to Be Like Us

    Moxie Marlinspike, wiser than he may have known

  187. git push is the Process

    permissionless license development now

  188. Big Time Public License

    a noncommercial, small-biz license with a big-biz fair terms guarantee

  189. Rakow 2019

    score one, illegal art people

  190. Correct and Intuitive Fairness

    How can a license say what “fair” is ahead of time?

  191. I Am Not Advising Legally

    smart people don’t understand lawyers’ disclaimers

  192. A Fistful of Services

    my go-to web applications and utilities

  193. TNR12 and Be There

    learning from others

  194. npm fund

    new subcommand and metadata standard

  195. Talking Points: Ethical Licenses

    collecting points and counterpoints

  196. XML versus JSON

    key quote form a great paper

  197. Reading the WeAllJS Code of Conduct

    line-by-line and off-the-cuff

  198. Universal Share-Alike License

    copyleft across different kinds of work

  199. Venture Capital Shill

    scapegoating free software’s failures

  200. Nomadic Lawyering

    office out, travel in?

  201. MulanPSL

    a new riff on the Apache patent bargain from China

  202. Heather Meeker on “Ethos Licensing”

    free and open is ethos licensing, too

  203. “BSD with PATENTS” and “BSD-2-Clause Plus Patent” are Not the Same

    similar licenses, very different receptions

  204. Love this License

    law brut with ASCII art

  205. Blue Oak Guide to Copyleft

    short introduction and license families

  206. Waypoint Trademark

    protecting the integrity of a standard form

  207. CASE Act Flythrough

    notes from a quick read of H.R. 2426

  208. Blue Oak Test Suite

    test cases for new public licenses

  209. Blue Oak Reading List

    reading list for lawyers new to open source

  210. XLC Building Blocks

    essential concepts and vocabulary for cross-license collaboratives

  211. Cross-License Collaboratives

    decentralizing contributor license agreements

  212. Standards, Patents, Open Source

    towards constructive collaboration across practice communities

  213. Blue Oak Guidance on Mergers and Acquisitions

    please stop paying me so much to fix reps and warranties

  214. No LICENSE

    they won’t see your funding plea if they never look

  215. Our Ethics, Not Yours

    in defense of Seth Vargo and morality-first licenses

  216. The Tyranny of Time

    licensing gives developers much-needed flexibility

  217. Open Core is Not a Good Story

    three better ways to express yourself and your company

  218. Open Legal Podcast?

    considering an open legal podcast

  219. Is this conference a good idea?

    forthcoming talk at a conference

  220. The Great Open Source Shake-Up

    more mandatory reading from Kate Downing

  221. Here Comes the CCPA

    my annotated copy of the statute

  222. Waypoint 2.0.0

    a more adaptable, international standard

  223. Changeblog

    a few thoughts on a friend’s podcast appearance

  224. Require Credit For Your Software

    a general-purpose legal tool to require credit for open work

  225. Waypoint Abroad

    seeking quick reads from non-US counsel

  226. PANDA for Privacy

    the NDA for your personal information

  227. PolyForm 1.0.0

    standard noncommercial software licenses at last

  228. Heather Meeker on Patent Risk Allocation

    unique compilation of arguments and dynamics

  229. Get In, Get Out

    open source advice for new programmers breaking into the industry

  230. Help Take the Waypoint NDA International

    a call for help from common-law colleagues

  231. Open Letters

    a snail mail experiment

  232. A Twit No More

    farewell, Twitter

  233. Dark Arts at Daybreak

    the end of club rule in open source law

  234. Operating Environment

    essential industry background for reading open software licenses

  235. SSPL Was Not Commons Clause

    how open licensing blew its biggest opportunity of the 2010s

  236. PolyForm Project

    simple, standard, plain-language software licenses

  237. Mortarboard Licenses

    graduate to new public license terms

  238. Schools of Cohesion

    exploring the crosswise policy biases we learn from open software

  239. Prone Blogging Setup

    how to type when the pain puts you on your back

  240. Tyranny of Permissionlessness

    open source’s narrow focus further empowers those with other ways to exclude

  241. Don’t Rely on OSI Approval

    activist approval does not track practical needs

  242. AFL-3.0 versus OSL-3.0

    a redline (diff) with important network terms highlighted

  243. The Waypoint NDA

    stop wasting time on NDAs

  244. #wontfix

    endorsements can’t fix the Open Source Definition

  245. Calls to Sustainability Action via package.json

    a new proposal, schema, and tools

  246. Enterprise Ready Open Software License Supplement

    the status quo, plus money for devs

  247. Stairway to Heaven

    repairing broken steps to software license Nirvana

  248. The Diachronic Treadmill License

    automatically reward supporters with copyleft exceptions

  249. License Utopia

    just four licenses for all of open source

  250. Ethical Subcommons Starter Kit

    bringing openness to software of moral concern

  251. Weak or Strong is Wrong

    towards selective or consistent copyleft

  252. Deprecation Notice: MIT and BSD

    it’s time to retire thirty-year-old academic licenses

  253. Blue Oak Council

    opening the software commons to everyone

  254. Back to IP

    the copyright giant has a policy

  255. Indie Open Source

    developing resource for indie-ready business models

  256. Open Source Software License Reading List

    a comprehensive curriculum for new license wonks

  257. First Thoughts on the Redis Source Available License Agreement

    evident demand for license rules on API boundaries

  258. API Copyleft License 1.0.0

    first release of API-boundary copyleft form

  259. API Copyleft

    functionality, interfaces, and line drawing in a new copyleft paradigm

  260. Critique This License

    developing a standard paid-software license

  261. Shared Component License

    first shot at a short, plain license in the vein of Mongo’s SSPL

  262. Outer Source

    open software by closed methods

  263. The Discipline of Stated Purpose

    write out the purposes of legal terms in contracts

  264. Availability Dashboard

    professional availability now online

  265. Apache-2.0 versus ECL-2.0

    a redline (diff) showing substantive changes

  266. Open Source is Not About You

    a minimal, functionalist view of open source

  267. Open Handicaps

    Did permissive used to advantage open work like copyleft does today?

  268. Selective Openness

    making money by choosing what to give away

  269. The Open Source Definition as Copyleft Regulation

    an in-depth review of commonly cited criteria

  270. The Copyleft Bust Up

    loopholes, licenses, and realpolitik in open source

  271. How to Speak Copyleft

    the missing vocabulary of copyleft design

  272. Elsewhere: Mapping Open Business Models

    crosspost from the License Zero blog

  273. Seeking Comment: Copyright Notice Recommendation

    first stab at a pragmatic best-practice guide

  274. A Canting Tribe Are We

    attacking the NDA problem with standards networks

  275. Indirect Licensing

    dispensing software licenses in the Internet era

  276. Contributor Councils

    relicensing without foundation, BDFL, or unanimity

  277. Motorcycles in the Wind

    do not do or die

  278. Patents for Software Freedom

    gun-shy insurgents and the heavy weapons of IP law

  279. Bilking Angels

    celestial finance for earth-bound developers

  280. Crowd Hiring

    assurance contracts for short-term open software maintenance

  281. Quick Read of Tidelift’s Lifting Agreement

    nits picked in the developer terms for a new pay-the-devs company

  282. Private Changes in Free Software Copyleft Licenses

    Where’s the fifth freedom?

  283. Enforce Open Source Licenses with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

    takedown power for DIY developers

  284. Unhappy Coincidences

    marriages of licensing convenience, and changed circumstances

  285. Selective Mythology

    defining open source for fun and profit, in the shadow of the enterprise

  286. Attending LegalHackers Summit

  287. The Decentralization Game

    tips for values-forward reformers

  288. The Posterity Public License

    a strong-attribution open source license

  289. Interviewed on Open Source and Money

    TechCrunch article on problems and solutions

  290. Digging Contracts Out of the Hole

    simple tools for drafting to be proud of

  291. California Work Made for Hire Statutes

    work made for hire contracts can make contractors employees for state employment insurance purposes

  292. Plain GDPR Processor Addendum

    open form plain-language processor addendum

  293. Plain Terms of Service

    open form terms of service for websites

  294. Proseline

    peer to peer prose editing

  295. Six Great Deals Books

    read these books

  296. Public Domain Chronicle

    a fast, easy, and free way to secure scientific methods and findings for the public domain

  297. Help Wanted

    kinds of help I could use

  298. Transparent Contract Components

    sharper tools, finer toolmarks

  299. MPL-2.0 versus OPL-2.1

    a redline (diff) showing changes

  300. Lexical Scope for Contracts

    wandering ever closer to LISP

  301. I Have Another Blog

    you may want to subscribe on License Zero, too

  302. Licence Libre du Québec – Réciprocité versus - Réciprocité forte

    a redline (diff) showing changes

  303. CLAs are Not a Sham

    licensing with friends, improved and improving

  304. The Well Appointed Skinner Box

    farewell, Medium

  305. Contract Components

    fine-grained means of abstraction in legal drafting

  306. Debian Free Software Guidelines versus the Open Source Definition

    a redline (diff) showing changes

  307. Mercenary Rapport

    moral blindness in open source as social media

  308. Unsustainability at Scale

    today’s tools for yesterday’s problems tomorrow

  309. Feed this Bear

    indie coder, promote thyself!

  310. Overkill

    doing IP law wrong, and getting away with it

  311. The License Zero Manifesto

    sustainable software in the open

  312. Prescription Contracts

    thinking about direct lawyer guidance on rxnda.com

  313. Null Value

    against demise of the hacker public license

  314. Nobody’s Clients

  315. RxNDA.com

    breaking the NDA logjam

  316. Seven Takeaways from the SEC DAO Report

    reading the tea leaves of the Commission’s first major ICO report

  317. Switchmode Developer Agreement

    an open form contract for open source contractors

  318. Open Software Service Terms

    legal terms for paid web apps, now available in the English language

  319. It’s Not About Community

    another view of Open Source

  320. Open Source: Theory of Operation

    a short, practical guide to open source software for programmers at work

  321. Debian 8.7 on Dell Optiplex 7010

  322. Open Source License Business Perception Report

    the pain and confusion of common open licenses, roughly quantified

  323. Against Legislating the Nonobvious

    short-order feedback on the default contributor license in GitHub’s draft terms of service

  324. The Mendicant Maintainerati

    no holy fools for Open Source

  325. The MIT License, Line by Line

    171 words every programmer should understand

  326. The Earl of Ethereum’s Case

    Who keeps a blockchain’s conscience?

  327. Deal Mechanic

    The writing on the door.

  328. Emancipation by Reference

    I am just a copy of a copy of a copy. Everything I say you have read before.

  329. Node.js Streams

    fundamental abstractions reviewed and revisited

  330. IP Field Guide

    publicly licensed, publicly available intro for non-lawyers

  331. The JavaScript Joke Was on Me

    or, a few things learned the hard way

  332. Circulation Policy

    Confidentiality rules and procedures for the great Common Form library in the sky

  333. Annotations in Context

    A first attempt at useful, responsible Common Form annotations

  334. I Don’t Want to Know What “Open Source” Means

    I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all on GitHub.

  335. License from Who?

    Safe open-source licensing means more than a LICENSE file.

  336. The Triplebyte Plan

    The tangled web of one start-up equity plan

  337. The Berneout Pledge

    Sucks less than CLAs!

  338. First Read: The Fair Source License

    Text and my first thoughts on a new, non-open source form license

  339. I’ll Never Be a Super Lawyer

    In feigned ignorance there is no grace.

  340. Startup Unix

    An open legal operating system for start-up technology companies

  341. What Enumeration Means

    Enumeration is an essential contract drafting tool. Don’t disclaim it!

  342. Template Ambiguity

    Document assembly can make ambiguity even harder to spot.

  343. The Blanks Problem

    A tough Common Form design decision explained.

  344. Term Injection

    Fighting insertion of unexpected terms in automated form contracts

  345. React Patent Redline

    Changes to Facebook’s patent grant for React, Flux, Immutable, &c.

  346. Certificated Assent

    How signed is signed enough for a hosted software licensing deal?

  347. Hacking Common Form

    Overview of existing Common Form software for programmers

  348. Terms of Service; Already Read

    Verifiable contracts should help consumers, too.

  349. Reproduction of Hierarchy

    Markdown isn’t great for contracts. HTML5 is better.

  350. Index Card Contracts

    Common Form for paper people

  351. Grab-Bag Contracts

    Might we write contracts like we fill shopping bags at the grocery store?

  352. Named Provisions

    If contract section numbers are just another namespace, can they be replaced with defined terms?

  353. vesting.js

    From code to law and back again

  354. Blind Patches

    What if open-source contributors could submit patches anonymously and choose to claim credit later?

  355. Modularity is not the Law

    Ancient and modern principles of contract interpretation work against contracts made of modular parts

  356. The Halliburton Hypothesis

    Quantifying the negotiating process to mount attacks on the confidentiality of a public contract forms repository

  357. Value Statement

    as found at the feet of my bills

  358. FTC 2014 Year in Review

    What do the FTC’s 2014 privacy and security enforcement actions teach tech companies?

  359. Common Form

    Composable, verifiable, shareable form contracts for the modern practice of law

  360. deflect.js

    An ECMAScript module fusing Node.js error-first convention with continuation passing style, plus a twist to make composed stacks of asynchronous functions dynamic

  361. Deep Data Privacy Risk

    Cheap storage technology isn’t just changing what information we store; it’s also changing how we store familiar kinds of information. Both developments have implications for privacy.