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Monday Morning JETLawg

On August 25, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

The US Copyright Office issues a report stating that “[t]he Office will not register works produced by nature, animals, or plants,” an example of which is a “photograph taken by a monkey.”

Cybersecurity

The UPS Store announces that 51 of its franchised stores were penetrated by a [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On April 14, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) files a lawsuit against Kim Dotcom. Copyright troll Prenda Law argues in front of the Seventh Circuit but fails to explain the relationship between the three iterations of law firms that its sanctioned attorneys have gone through.

Cryptocurrency

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Monday Morning JETlawg

On April 7, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

Warner Bros. wins $2.57 million in a lawsuit over the infringement of copyright, trademark, and publicity rights over merchandise associated with The Wizard of Oz. Animator Kelly Wilson sues The Walt Disney Co. for copyright infringement over alleging that the film’s trailer for “Frozen” was substantially similar to [...]

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Monday Morning JETlawg

On March 31, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Antitrust

US District Court Judge Denise Cote grants class certification to plaintiffs suing Apple over its alleged e-book price-fixing.

Copyright

A jury issues a verdict against MP3tunes founder to the tune of $41 million for copyright violations. The Supreme Court holds that companies in a similar “zone of [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On March 24, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Copyright

Viacom settles its seven-year-old lawsuit against Google over video clips uploaded on YouTube. A jury finds MP3Tunes founder Michael Robertson liable for infringing the copyrights of several record labels and music publishers. Teller prevails in a copyright lawsuit against another magician over his Shadows magic performance. James [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On March 17, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Cybercrime & Cybersecurity

U.K. privacy groups file a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office arguing that PA Consulting’s uploading of medical data to Google’s cloud services was a violation of U.K.’s data protection act. Japan’s Mizuho Bank gets listed as a defendant in the class-action suit filed last February against [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On March 10, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Cybercrime & Cybersecurity

Anonymous hackers release alleged evidence of fraud by MtGox collected from MtGox CEO Mark Karpeles. The technology industry braces for a European Union vote considering changes that may affect how US companies handles European data. A jury convicts a former Navy Cryptologic Technician of attempted espionage. [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On March 3, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Antitrust

Apple files its opening brief in an appeal to the Second Circuit from a ruling last July that Apple conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices.

Copyright

The Ninth Circuit orders the removal of the anti-Islamic film titled “Innocence of Muslims” from YouTube, on copyright grounds.

Cryptocurrency

An Illinois man files [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On February 24, 2014 By Brenan Salgado

Broadcast Industry

The U.S. District Court in Utah grants broadcasters’ request for a preliminary injunction against Aereo, ending Aereo’s stretch of court victories over the broadcasting industry.

Information Security

Apple patches an extremely critical security vulnerability in its iOS mobile operating system that allows a third-party to fully intercept and modify encrypted [...]

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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