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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 19, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Doctor charged in connection with Michael Jackson’s death, Conrad Murray, refuses to negotiate a plea; legal team begins developing defense strategy.

Rapper Jay-Z sues David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox over name of Dominican nightclub.

Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010 makes it a crime [...]

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Google vs. China

On March 30, 2010 By Rachel Perkins

After much speculation that it would pull out of China entirely, Google elected last week to lob the ball into China’s court. On Monday, March 22 Google announced on its official blog that it would stop censoring its search results in that country. David [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 14, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Burberry lawsuit accuses T.J. Maxx and Marshall’s of selling mass quantities of counterfeits.

E-Trade prepares to defend against Lindsay Lohan’s “meritless” $100 million lawsuit.

Pink Floyd victory against EMI may end online sale of individual tracks.

 Scientologists battle upcoming release of German film.

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 15, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Google staying in China after all. Meanwhile, Google Buzz oversight raises significant privacy concerns.

Consequences of school filters.

Iran takes steps towards government email for all.

Bruce leaves lawsuit against small store owners.

The dangers of singing [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On November 9, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Federal judge sides with artist over trademark dispute with University of Alabama for highly accurate sports paintings.

More tax trouble–actor Nicholas Cage owes $6 million.

All-star pitcher busted for marijuana possession after being pulled over for speeding.

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The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in China today issued an order that all personal computers sold in China after July 1, 2009 must contain filtering software to prevent users from viewing “unhealthy” material on the Internet.

The new technology, called Green Dam Youth Escort, is intended to block pornographic content and Continue Reading

Last month, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued new restrictions on foreign correspondents and their ability to accurately and independently report news from their homeland–the fast-growing, emerging power that is China. Chinese law already forbids Chinese journalists from working for foreign news sources. The new law, known as the “Code of Conduct,” imposes restrictions on [...]

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Inside the U.S. WTO “Victory” Over China

On February 26, 2009 By JETLaw

On January 26, the USTR announced an “important victory” in the recent World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute resolution panel regarding China’s compliance with the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). And even though most media coverage declared a win for the United States, [...]

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By continually providing Chinese authorities with requested information, Yahoo!, Inc.’s involvement in China has led to the imprisonment of several Chinese democratic reform supporters over the years. Wang Xiaoning, a citizen and resident of China, experienced this state of affairs first hand when the Chinese government sentenced him to ten years in prison [...]

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Skype has recently come under public scrutiny for apparently acting counter to its highly regarded privacy policies in the international marketplace. The popular Internet phone company, owned by eBay, uses encryption technology to prevent eavesdropping and ensure that only the end to end users are able to access their messages. The [...]

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