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Google Street View is an amazing new technology. I’ve used it countless times when I prepare to visit a place I have never been. I just jump on Google Maps and find, for example, the metro stop where I’ll arrive, and then just “Street View” my way to the building I’m trying to find. This [...]Continue Reading →
San Francisco has once again waded into a controversial debate by passing novel legislation. Is the city crying wolf or protecting its citizens?
There have long been safety warnings on dangerous products, like cigarettes and alcohol. Now, in San Francisco at least, there are also warnings on cell phones.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors [...]Continue Reading →
On June 16, 2010 By Nicole Soussan
Attorneys General from approximately thirty states are discussing whether Google violated any laws when cars used by the company to snap pictures for the Street View service also collected personal information sent over a number of unsecured wireless networks. Last Thursday, Attorneys General of these states participated in a conference call to [...]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 →
In a unanimous decision today, the D.C. Circuit vacated an order previously issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), mandating that Comcast not selectively limit its users’ bandwidth–namely, that the FCC cannot regulate Comcast’s practice of limiting bandwidth use by peer-to-peer programs. See below for a breakdown of what the decision means [...]Continue Reading →
Teri Hatcher, Christina Applegate, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Bachelor Bob Guiney are all devotees. Carmen Electra and Sheila Kelly have turned the trend into lucrative business ventures. Oprah has even showcased the fad on her show. What is it that all of these celebrities have in common? You guessed [...]Continue Reading →