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On February 16, 2017 By dpaulson February 16, 2017
Since this past August, the Department of Justice has been locked in a battle with music licensors over the concept of fractional licensing. As the DOJ recalibrates under Jeff Sessions, it is unclear whether it will continue the fight that the Obama administration picked with many established music industry interests.
In August 2016, the Department [...]Continue Reading →
On June 3, 2014 By Christine Carletta June 3, 2014
This past Monday, the Department of Justice released a formal indictment against five Chinese military hackers for a number of offenses–including computer hacking and economic espionage–directed at some of the largest American companies in the US nuclear power, metals, and solar products industries. The indictment indicates that the [...]Continue Reading →
On March 11, 2014 By Bradlee Edmondson March 11, 2014
The simmering surveillance debate just hit a flash point.
On Tuesday morning, Senator Dianne Feinsten, Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, accused the CIA of spying on Senate computers used by committee staff investigating CIA interrogation techniques. The search was supposedly focused on whether the Intelligence Committee had obtained a particular CIA report on interrogation procedures. Senator Feinstein called [...]Continue Reading →
On January 21, 2011 By Joanna Barry January 19, 2011
On January 18th the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) gave Comcast, the country’s largest cable company, the green-light to take over NBC Universal. Comcast already owns a handful of cable channels, including E! Entertainment and the Golf Channel. However, through its acquisition of a fifty-one percent stake in [...]Continue Reading →
In the news…
Young German novelist claims “intertextuality,” not plagiarism, in face of praise-turned-criticism.
Department of Justice creates intellectual property task force to combat [...]Continue Reading →
On February 11, 2010 By Lauren Kilgore July 24, 2010
It appears that in the very near future, when you snuggle up in bed with a good book, you may be snuggling up with your computer as well. Enter Google, arguably the most prominent force in media and technology today. The technomedia giant is plowing ahead with its plan to scan and digitize millions of [...]Continue Reading →
I respect the time, effort, and money that pharmaceutical companies devote to drug research and development, and advertising the drugs that are ultimately developed is an inevitable part of the research and development [...]Continue Reading →
On September 15, 2009 By Christine Hawes January 29, 2014
A proposed partnership between Microsoft and Yahoo’s search engines faces increased scrutiny this week by the Department of Justice (DOJ). The partnership, announced in July, would give Microsoft control of Yahoo’s search service by using its own search engine, Bing, on all Yahoo sites. Yahoo would maintain the responsibility of selling [...]Continue Reading →
Dell has created and launched a package of software designed to help police catch and convict criminals by preserving, organizing, and analyzing digital evidence. The software enables users to create and manage their own datacenters–repositories of evidence and information on criminal suspects.
One advantage this type of data management provides to law enforcement [...]Continue Reading →
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