Patrick S. Ryan

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I. FROM EXCLUSIVE USE TO PUBLIC RIGHT ............................... 240 A. Dealing the Cards, and Valuing the Deal ............................ 242 B. Reshuffling the Deck............................................................ 243 II. THE REPEAL OF GROSCH’S LAW .............................................. 246 III. THE BARAN PRINCIPLES(More)
From 1997 to 2000, Mycobacterium tuberculosis was diagnosed in two Asian elephants (Elephas maximus), three Rocky Mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus), and one black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) in the Los Angeles Zoo. DNA fingerprint patterns suggested recent transmission. An investigation found no active cases of tuberculosis in humans; however,(More)
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) will transform many aspects of traditional telephony service including technology, the business models and the regulatory constructs that govern such service. This transformation is generating a host of technical, business, social and policy problems. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) could attempt to mandate(More)
An intensive case-finding model of drug use is presented with respect to its advantages and limitations. Two approaches were used: (a) direct, in which the questions concerning drug use were asked openly by the field-workers, and (b) indirect, where the field-workers obtained information about drug use from general conversation with interviewees. The(More)
¶1 For most of the last century, only a few questioned the sacrosanct and sovereign role of states in telecommunications regulation. In the wake of the 1996 Telecom Act and the rise of the Internet, some commentators and policymakers are just starting to challenge this view, but none has emphasized how the changes in technology—as opposed to economics or(More)
ICT in education plays a major role as teaching-learning process is concerned. There is an urgent need to improve the use of ICT education so that our schools and learners get the benefits of advances done in information technology. We have observed a stiff rise in usage of Social Media such as Twitter, Facebook and the ubiquitous nature of mobile(More)
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