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Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 26, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Musicians use Freedom of Information Act to find out how the government is using their music.

The continued battle over net neutrality.

New music service being launched by Google, iLike and Lala partnership.

Big Brother winner Adam Jasinski uses prize money [...]

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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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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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In response to the nation’s desire to increase preventative measures against crime and terrorism, the last decade has seen the emergence of numerous fusion centers across the nation. Fusion centers are a new kind of governmental entity designed to better facilitate the collection and sharing of information by various governmental agencies. Such fusion [...]

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Congress Doing A Safety Dance Around Privacy

On February 26, 2009 By Abbey Morrow

Two congressmen have proposed a bill that would require ISPs, businesses, and individuals to maintain all users’ Internet-usage records for two years. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), presented identical bills– S.436 in the Senate and H.R.1076 in the House– in order to aid the fight [...]

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