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Recently, a coalition of technology companies and advocacy groups has announced that it will lobby Congress to strengthen online privacy laws.

The companies involved include AT&T, Microsoft, and Google, while the advocacy groups include the American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Democracy and Technology, and the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Calling itself the Digital [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 4, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Major Internet players and civil liberties groups form Digital Due Process coalition to update privacy laws.

As sign of what’s to come, U.S. Copyright Group launches attack on movie downloaders.

Former legislator and filmmaker sues HBO and Cinemax for giving false credit to soft-core porno.

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What's Next, "Google Litigator?"

On March 4, 2010 By JETLaw

On February 20, 2010, the Common Pleas Court of Franklin County, Ohio in Columbus became the stage for the latest civil antitrust lawsuit against dominant Internet search engine Google. The company had initially filed suit against myTriggers.com, Inc. for failing to pay for advertising services provided by Google. myTriggers, the owner of [...]

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If there’s one thing I remember from my criminal law class, it was listening to the audio recording of the “(Hold Your) Wee for a Wii” contest. While I find the latest lawsuit involving a video gaming device to be not nearly as upsetting in its tragedy, the plaintiff, and those who empathize [...]

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There may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel in Microsoft’s antitrust battle with the European Union (EU). Since the 1990s, the European Commission (EC), the regulatory body of the EU, has been investigating Microsoft’s business and competition practices. As a result of these investigations, the company has [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On September 27, 2009 By JETLaw

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Paparazzi sues New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and wife Gisele after couple’s bodyguards allegedly shot at photographers.

Copyright protection system infringes?

Microsoft files suit against five companies for engaging in “malvertising“.

The battle over Google Voice on [...]

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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 [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On September 13, 2009 By JETLaw

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Flickr alters its DMCA policy to preserve more user information.

Microsoft-Yahoo deal faces antitrust scrutiny.

In consideration of Monica Seles attack, U.S. Open boosts security after another player-fan incident.

Lawyer who leaked BALCO information released from prison after serving [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On August 24, 2009 By JETLaw

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Wireless industry faces additional scrutiny from the FCC.

Apple v. AT&T v. Google v. FCC–what’s really going on with Google Voice.

Second Circuit rules for Yahoo!’s LAUNCHcast against Sony Music Entertainment.

Google books deal faces additional heat from Microsoft and Yahoo!.

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On July 20, 2009 By JETLaw

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In the face of congressional scrutiny, Verizon scales back its exclusivity deals.

The Pirate Bay looks to go legit with royalty fees and a user-powered/subsidized business model.

A battle heats up between Microsoft and Google over web-based document apps. Will they be the tools [...]

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