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What Is My Domain Worth

Determining the value of a Domain Name is akin to diamonds in that the value is based on several factors – e.g., just like cut, clarity, carrots, etc. determine the cost of a diamond, domain names have several variables that contribute to their sale price too.

Kasha and Katie Scott

Favorite People – Charlie Rose and Lawrence Lessig

Wondeful interview by Charlie Rose with Larry Lessig about Larry’s new book, Remix – Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. From Obama in Chicago to upgrading Congress, they cover quite the spectrum of intellectual property rights plus discuss what it will take to free Congress from dependencies on money.

Intellectual Property Graveyard

Brief History of Copyrights – Why the Grateful Dead and Dave Mathews Band Get It and Why Our Founding Fathers Would Spit On The Black Rat

Chuck reflects on the current Intellectual Property landscape and laments that the most trusted people in this department, like USA Constitutional author Thomas Jefferson, had it right back with Article 1, Section 8 and Article 27 – 1 … but oh, how money corrupts and confirms the golden rule – in that those with the gold rule. Well, seemingly that is as today’s content creator has new open source options available.

Wally Amos - the founder of Famous Amos Chocolate Cookies

Entrepreneurial Chocolate Chip Cookies

Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie founder, Wally Amos, recounts the origins of how he got into the chocolate chip cookie business – note there is also commentary about the tragic intellectual property lesson when he sold his cookie business in that he could no longer use his name to promote new food products.