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Swedish officials arrest three for suspected copyright infringement due to use of massive piracy servers.
HTC issues Cease & Desist Order to hackers for cooked ROM and fraudulent use of its intellectual property.
IBM’s Supercomputer, “Watson,” to compete against humans on Continue Reading →
United States Senators, Facebook users, and consumer advocate groups are rallying against recent changes to Facebook’s privacy settings. Recently, four Senators asked the Federal Trade Commission to make privacy guidelines clearer for all social networking sites, while the consumer protection group, The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), filed a complaint with the [...]Continue Reading →
FCC gives Hollywood the green light to deactivate PCs and individual home theaters that show pirated movies.
9th Circuit will decide if First Sale Doctrine excuses eBay sales of record labels’ promotional CDs on eBay.
“Tell-All” generation rethinks privacy issues on [...]Continue Reading →
On April 27, 2010 By Emily Larish
When I was growing up, we got to play the Oregon Trail computer game at school on the giant, classroom computer for about fifteen minutes each week. Now, kids have access to the Internet twenty-four hours a day via personal computers and smart phones. In addition, they are capable of constant and instant communication through [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Major Internet players and civil liberties groups form Digital Due Process coalition to update privacy laws.
As sign of what’s to come, U.S. Copyright Group launches attack on movie downloaders.
Former legislator and filmmaker sues HBO and Cinemax for giving false credit [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
If Sandra Bullock’s stable presence helped husband Jesse James obtain full custody of his daughter, what would divorce mean for young Sunny?
U.S. Cyber Command from Department of Defense ready to take over defense against cyberattacks.
File-sharing site Rapidshare attempts [...]Continue Reading →
On March 18, 2010 By JETLaw
Stay tuned for Is That Really Me?: Social Networking and the Right of Publicity in the Spring 2010 issue (Vol. 12, No. 2) of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. The abstract for the note is below:
Social networking sites are ubiquitous in modern culture and popular with people of all [...]Continue Reading →
Facebook has recently come under fire in the United Kingdom for not providing adequate user safety protections, which would help prevent pedophiles from targeting minors online. Specifically, Jim Gamble, of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), has criticized Facebook for failing to install a “panic button” that would allow British [...]Continue Reading →