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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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Sony v. Anonymous Hackers

On May 12, 2011 By Jordan Teague

For over a month now, Sony’s PlayStation Network has been completely out of commission, thanks to a major hacking expedition that resulted in one of the biggest data breaches in history.  Although the source of the attacks has not been confirmed, events leading up to the outage have led many to suspect that [...]

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Shortly after Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami closed 10 of its facilities, Sony Corp. is fighting a new one-two punch. In late April 2011, Sony was investigating denial-of-service attacks on its PlayStation Network servers when criminal hackers exploited the server’s vulnerability and stole data from 77 million user accounts. Later, on May [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On March 14, 2011 By JETLaw

In the news. . .

The National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau has released a new list of things companies cannot do in advertisements.

Small victory for LimeWire as federal judge rules statutory damages for P2P infringement constitute one infringement, not multiple.

Federal judge rules that StubHub [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On February 14, 2011 By JETLaw

In the news. . .

Scramble ensues to get rights to “Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” trademarks.

Obama issues executive order establishing two interagency advisory committees to oversee enforcement of IP rights.

Judge gives new life to EchoStar’s patent counter-attack against TiVo.

$1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit against Continue Reading

Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 21, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Conservative man’s tweets regarding Obama assassination would receive no First Amendment protection.

Sony signs $200 million deal with Michael Jackson’s estate for ten projects over seven years.

Rapper DMX violates probation and gets six-month jail term.

Legal and ethical controversy raised by Virginia [...]

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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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Monday Morning JetLawg

On November 16, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Google tones down its settlement demands in hopes of keeping agreement alive.

Computer programmers who assisted Madoff in $60 billion fraud arrested; face charges of conspiracy, falsifying books and records of a broker dealer, and falsifying books and records of an investment advisor.

NFL receiver Chad [...]

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Fans of The Ellen DeGeneres Show know that Ellen is famous for dancing through the audience to everything from recent Rihanna hits to classics by The Beach Boys. She might have to rethink her song choices after major recording companies sued the show in U.S. District Court for the Middle District [...]

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Although modern technology may never solve the debate between whether to watch a movie at the theater or to watch it as a rental, technology has made it considerably easier to obtain the rental of your choice at an affordable price. While there are obviously pros and cons to both options, one of [...]

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