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Personal privacy suffered a huge blow on foreign soil earlier last week as Research in Motion, the Canadian-based manufacturer of BlackBerry communication devices, caved in response to the Indian government’s demand for access to encrypted information on the devices. Without such access, Indian officials claimed they would ban the use of BlackBerrys all together. [...]Continue Reading →
On August 6, 2009 By Abbey Morrow July 24, 2010
Amazon.com’s efforts to prevent copyright infringement have landed it in hot water. A federal class action has been filed in response to the site’s recent Kindle blackout. The blackout, which was poetically reminiscent of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, resulted in the deletion of several classics by controversial authors such as [...]Continue Reading →
In case you were recently persuaded to abandon conspiracy theories involving Obama’s birthplace or the moon landing only to find that your new wisdom has left a paranoia-shaped void in your life, here’s a new reason to think Big Brother is out to get you. Amazon.com recently [...]Continue Reading →
On February 3, 2009 By JETLaw February 3, 2009
Digital advertising may be on the verge of a new era. Recent developments in face-tracking technology seem to have made personal, Minority Report-esque advertising possible and, at least to some extent, probable in the near future.
Companies such as TruMedia Technologies are now able to offer advertisers digital cameras that [...]Continue Reading →
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