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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 7, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Google and NSA team up to fight cyberattacks.

Scientists discover energy teleportation.

Seventh Circuit upholds prison ban on Dungeons & Dragons against First and Fourteenth Amendment challenge.

Australian copyright holders lose ability to compel ISP assistance. Meanwhile, new Aussie [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 1, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Trademark disputes have already hit the Apple iPad.

New implants use human energy to power electronic devices.

eBook pricing dispute hits Amazon: how much is too much for a bestseller?

California “green rush” faces setback with new L.A. ordinance.

Television host [...]

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FCC's New Rules for "Net Neutrality"

On September 21, 2009 By JETLaw

Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has proposed two new rules designed to aggressively protect the free movement of online traffic by preventing Internet service providers from restricting web sites and other services on the Internet. The proposed rules would require carriers to practice “reasonable” network management and respect “net neutrality,” the principle [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On September 6, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Wikipedia moves to improve the clarity and reliability of crowdsourcing.

Youtube looking to get into the movie rental business.

Amazon makes amend for deleting Orwell from Kindles.

Open-source digital camera developed at Stanford.

Annie Leibovitz’s story underscores the danger [...]

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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 [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On August 3, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Looming legal battle?  Eminem samples voicemails from Mariah Carey in new song and threatens to release nude photos.

Jury hands down verdict against downloader Joel Tenenbaum in just second case against an individual to go to trial.  Meanwhile, different record company arrives at [...]

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Amazon.com Kindles Big Brother Fears

On July 30, 2009 By JETLaw

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 [...]

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Amazon has recently introduced a newer, spiffier version of their wireless reading device, the Kindle. For those of you unfamiliar with this device, it is an electronic book reader that allows you to download a digital book from the Internet and then read it on a high-resolution screen. This updated version has an [...]

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There are very few things in this country I feel like I have to pay for and I don’t really have a say about them.  Car insurance, gas, and speeding tickets come to mind.  And, with Fall right around the corner, textbooks.  I think the last trip I took to the bookstore, I dropped somewhere between $500 and [...]

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