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Monday Morning JETLawg

On June 17, 2013 By Bradlee Edmondson

In the Ninth Circuit, Google argues that the Wiretap Act does not prohibit interception of unencrypted wireless transmissions. The Supreme Court unanimously rules in Myriad that isolated DNA is not patentable, while cDNA is. [H/T PatentlyO; SCOTUSBlog] Monsanto keeps farmers who were worried about inadvertent infringement out of court. [...]

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Google Buzz Settlement: Someone Needs To Object.

On November 24, 2010 By Sean Wlodarczyk

Earlier this year, Google debuted the ill-fated Google Buzz feature.In case you missed it, Buzz was Google’s attempt to get into the social networking game by integrating a Facebook-like status posting mechanism (amongst other things) with Gmail inboxes. One of the problems was that the moment Google introduced [...]

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Google Buzz Causes Uproar Over Privacy Concerns

On February 19, 2010 By JETLaw

Last Tuesday, Google announced its new social networking tool, Google Buzz, to mixed reviews. Google Buzz allows users to share status updates, images, and videos through a new tab in Gmail, and will also be available on the iPhone and Android based phones. This new feature looks like Google’s attempt to compete with [...]

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As cloud computing becomes more popular, privacy concerns associated with the technology become more worrisome. What is cloud computing anyway? Although there are many different categories of cloud computing and quite a bit of confusion as to what exactly it is, it generally refers to the idea of users running applications and storing [...]

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