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The United States Supreme Court recently decided Riley v. California. Two separate Amici Curiae briefs petitioning for Writ of Certiorari  (available here and herecited a note published by the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology, continuing the journal’s impressive rise to the […]

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Do You Password Protect Your Cellphone?

On January 27, 2011 By

In the United States, citizens are guaranteed protection from unreasonable search and seizure by the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. But as anyone who’s looked into Fourth Amendment jurisprudence will tell you, the most important word in that analysis is unreasonable. Courts around the country have developed a wide range of categories that […]

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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 […]

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Nokia recently added to the ever-expanding list of lawsuits filed against Apple. This newest suit extends Nokia’s previous patent infringement claims to cover Apple’s newest product, the iPad. The technology at issue is “positioning data in applications, and innovations in antenna configurations that improve performance and save space, allowing smaller and more compact […]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 12, 2010 By

In the news…

Rivalry between Adobe and Apple continues with launch of Apple’s iPad; cross developments between products might be affected.

Tensions rising with Twitter becoming viable competitor with iPhone’s App Store.

Privacy concerns arise as hundreds of WordPress Blogging sites are hacked.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010 is a date that, literally, shook modern history. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean nation of Haiti and left its capitol of Port-au-Prince largely in ruins. Haiti, which is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, will need international aid to rebuild its struggling country from scratch. […]

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New App Blocks Texting While Driving

On January 20, 2010 By

Darcy Ahl, a Massachusetts mom, has developed a new software application for cell phones that will not allow for texting or phone calls while driving. The app starts working when a cell phone is in a car that is moving at more than 5 miles per hour, and doesn’t disable at red lights […]

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According to EdibleApple, former Palm CEO recently claimed that in a 2007 meeting, Apple’s Steve Jobs proposed an unusual hiring freeze. The freeze would have prevented either company from hiring the other’s former employees.

Apple apparently wanted the agreement to prevent former employees from taking too much when they left. However, Apple wanted […]

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Monday Morning Jetlawg

On June 21, 2009 By

— Virgin Media and Universal combine to offer unlimited music–for a small fee.

— Delaware corporations forced to become more tech-reliable as Chancery Court hands down e-discovery opinions.

— Facebook further Twitterfies and immediately runs into the same cybersquatting issues.

— Social networks play an important role in […]

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