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Monday Morning JETLawg

On November 26, 2012 By Brandon Trout

Apple forced to disclose details of patent settlement with HTC. US patent chief to software patent critics: “Give it a rest.” Several governments raise objections to new top-level domain names, including .wtf, .islam, and .baby. Student suspended for refusing to wear school’s RFID chip. Can [...]

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Last Tuesday, Los Angeles County voters approved Local Measure B, also known as the “Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act,” covering the adult film industry with another layer of regulation.  The measure follows similar regulations enacted by the City of Los Angeles earlier in 2012 by requiring actors in adult films produced [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On November 5, 2012 By Brandon Trout

Election 2012 – where do the candidates stand on technology issues? FTC is in favor of suing Google for antitrust violations. Cell phone donations have increased their impact in the Presidential Race. Contrary to many internet stories, Apple’s court loss in Mexico does not prevent [...]

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Regardless of the political spin surrounding the “Innocence of Muslims,” a legal battle continues in the United States.

In an interesting twist, Cindy Lee Garcia, an actress who appeared in the anti-Muslim film that led to protests around the world, sought an emergency injunction.  Garcia’s request to have the video removed [...]

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GUEST POST BY: ALEX CHADWICK
It wasn’t long after the inception of AOL when email scammers fired up their own computers and began preying on unsuspecting recipients. Back then we all thought that any piece of email which found its way into our cyber mailbox must be legitimate and meant for our eyes only. Little [...]

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The public outcry concerning legislation like SOPAPIPA, ACTA, and  CISPA was unprecedented and, as far as some legislators and business interests were concerned, insurmountable. It seemed, for a moment at least, that the general public distrusted the legislature when it came to internet copyright enforcement legislation to [...]

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We all know actors who portrayed a role so well that they practically become inseparable from their on-screen personas.  Jason Alexander will always George Costanza.  For many Americans, Hugh Laurie is Dr. Gregory House.  And few people can watch Dennis Franz without also seeing the bare bottom of Detective Sipowicz from NYPD Blue.  Yet what happens when, [...]

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Defending 3-D Printing

On October 16, 2012 By Zachary Loney

3-D printing is quickly becoming a reality for the everyday person – or at least a select sub-set of hobbyists out there.  Companies like MakerBot and DeezMaker have both moved beyond the e-commerce arena and opened brick and mortar retail stores in Manhattan and Los Angeles respectively.  The goal being not [...]

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Open Sesame

On September 19, 2012 By Veronica Gordon

The American landscape can seem sharply divided during a presidential election year. Yet, in the midst of political ads and spin, if there is one thing both parties can openly agree on, it’s the need for more transparency. That’s where the open data movement comes in. The open data movement seeks to provide more [...]

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Few moments in a playwright’s life can compare to the anticipation, thrill, and excitement of opening night.  Many are so fraught with nerves they can’t even watch.  But on the opening night of his new play, “3C,” playwright David Adjmi found himself battling not only nervous jitters, but a squadron of lawyers attempting [...]

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