Mining for Metadata: Is it Ethical to Take Intentional Advantage of Other People’s Failures? By Professor David Hricik* Mercer University School of Law Macon, GA (c) 2007 * Associate Professor of Law, Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia. The title is inspired by John Wesley Harding’s song “Other People’s Failures” off the compact disc John Wesley Harding’s New Deal (1996). Thanks to Wesley Stace for being such a good sport about the song titles. This article combines together two...