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Two Decades (almost) of Fairness.com
Fairness.com LLC has operated this site since 2000 as a non-commercial, apolitical, agenda-free site to provide an extensive, information-rich database of:
- thousands of articles on almost every conceivable fairness topics — legal, political, personal finance, consumer protection, family relationships, you name it.
- people, publications, and organizations involved in fairness-relevant work or controversies.
Beginning with the 2008 Election, our focus shifted to improving some of the fundamental “cultural infrastructure” that makes it far too easy for the powerful to take advantage of the less powerful. NowComment®, a software tool that facilitates in-depth, intellectually honest discussion of complex documents (text, video, and image content), is our initial effort in this direction.
We no longer try to keep this site updated, as we've shifted our limited resources almost exclusively to NowComment.
We hope you'll find good information here, even if dated!
President, Fairness.com LLC
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Charlottesville, VA 22906-6970 USA
PresidentDaniel A. Doernberg
Founder (1983) and former Chairman of Computer Literacy Bookshops, Inc., for many years the world's largest chain of computer and electronics specialty bookstores. The company, based in Silicon Valley, was sold in 1997 to Fatbrain.com, which soon afterwards went public and was later purchased by Barnes&Noble. Co-founder of Peer-to-Peer Communications, a publisher of computer science and computer professional books. BA degree from Duke University.
Fairness.com Advisory Panel
George M. Cohen
Research Professor of Law at the University of Virginia (UVA) Law School where he teaches contracts, professional responsibility, and agency and partnership. Member of the American Law and Economics Association and has served as an ethics consultant and expert for several law firms. JD and PhD (economics) degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, BA from Yale University.
Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. Author or coauthor of seven books on political theory and related topics, including The Principle of Fairness & Political Obligation. Member of the Editorial Board of American Political Science Review. PhD and MA degrees in Political Science from Columbia University, BA from Columbia College.
Consultant/lecturer, author of numerous books on computer science and computer use topics (including the best-selling Internet for Dummies), and founder of the Domain Assurance Council, a non-profit industry consortium that establishes standards for e-mail certification and security. PhD and BA degrees in Computer Science from Yale University.
Retired partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding specializing in FCC, telecommunications and Internet issues. He is on the Editorial Board of Journal of Internet Law. JD degree from Stanford University, BA degree from Duke University.
A New York attorney specializing in publishing and copyright law. He has served as Vice President and General Counsel of Warner Books and DC Comics, and as house counsel for CBS, Random House, and Simon & Schuster. JD degree from Columbia University, BA degree from Cornell University.
Multimedia developer for the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. BA degree from University of Pennsylvania.
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