In the news…

N.B.A. reaches deal to save the season, which will open on Christmas Day.

Federal government seizes over 100 domain names in one of largest piracy crackdowns ever.

Militant Saudi Arabian-based group allegedly hired hackers to breach AT&T’s telecom network.

Apple removes ‘Jew or Not Jew?’ app, which sparked a lawsuit from a number of organizations alleging that the app violated France’s strict laws banning the compiling of people’s personal details without their consent.

The European Court of Justice rules that ISPs cannot be forced to implement measures to prevent illegal downloading.

Miley Cyrus admits to being a pothead.

Syracuse decides to fire Coach Fine after new allegations of molestation surface.


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One Response to Monday Morning JETLawg

  1. Virginia Maynard says:

    With cyber counterfeiting on the rise, it will be interesting to see how far the federal government’s authority will reach in protecting consumers’ interests. As always, the internet provides a unique regulatory challenge that will stretch traditional doctrine. Though Congress has clearly been granted regulatory authority over “commerce,” these actions may reach into jurisdictions outside the United States. If the SOPA bill passes, which most likely it will, these actions will enjoy much greater legitimacy.