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Monday Morning JETLawg

On February 17, 2014 By Bradlee Edmondson

Surveillance & Censorship:

The Washington Post reports that documents leaked by Edward Snowden show that the NSA received intelligence from Australia’s signals intelligence division on Chicago-based law firm Mayer Brown in relation to the firm’s representation of the Indonesian government in a trade dispute. In response, Indonesia’s foreign minister Continue Reading

Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 28, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

U.S. Copyright Czar launches public inquiry into how Americans think copyright infringement law can be improved.

FCC regulatory plan set to be launched soon has broadband providers on the defensive.

Costs associated with Tiger press conference will go to him, not taxpayers.

The end [...]

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Cyber Outlaw Faces Criminal Charges

On August 7, 2009 By JETLaw

Domain thieves beware: the consequences for virtual crime may be getting a little more real. The case of Daniel Goncalves, alleged domain thief, is expected to set new precedent in this area that has been untouched by criminal law until now. The arrest of Goncalves for the theft of domain name P2P.com was [...]

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Craigslist: Free Speech or Digital Pimp?

On March 9, 2009 By Rachel Perkins

Craigslist is once again in the news for enabling illegal activity. Above the Law, known for terrifying the legal community with the latest layoff numbers, recently reported on a “law student” who published a Craigslist ad of questionable legality with even more questionable “legal disclaimers.” Additionally, Cook [...]

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Congress Doing A Safety Dance Around Privacy

On February 26, 2009 By Abbey Morrow

Two congressmen have proposed a bill that would require ISPs, businesses, and individuals to maintain all users’ Internet-usage records for two years. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), presented identical bills– S.436 in the Senate and H.R.1076 in the House– in order to aid the fight [...]

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Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and its effects are staggering. Not only has identity theft left over ten million victims at an average cost of $6,383 per incident, it has also made many people leery of shopping on the Internet. One in three adults during the Christmas season [...]

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