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Will the iPad Kill the Publishing Star?

On May 18, 2010 By Michael Quinlan

The advent of new technology almost inevitably brings pronouncements of existing technology’s death. We have all heard that “Video Killed the Radio Star,” Napster killed the recording industry, and DVRs are killing advertising. Now add to this mix, a new murderer: Apple’s iPad.

One of the many features touted [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On November 22, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Wired writer tries to find out if it’s possible to disappear in the digital world.

England’s proposed new copyright laws are extremely controversial.

Insurance company takes away Canadian woman’s long-term sick leave benefit after Facebook photos indicate she wasn’t suffering from depression.

Sony [...]

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Amazon.com’s efforts to prevent copyright infringement have landed it in hot water. A federal class action has been filed in response to the site’s recent Kindle blackout. The blackout, which was poetically reminiscent of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, resulted in the deletion of several classics by controversial authors such as [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On August 3, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Looming legal battle?  Eminem samples voicemails from Mariah Carey in new song and threatens to release nude photos.

Jury hands down verdict against downloader Joel Tenenbaum in just second case against an individual to go to trial.  Meanwhile, different record company arrives at [...]

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Amazon has recently introduced a newer, spiffier version of their wireless reading device, the Kindle. For those of you unfamiliar with this device, it is an electronic book reader that allows you to download a digital book from the Internet and then read it on a high-resolution screen. This updated version has an [...]

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