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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. had a DVDs-by-mail rental business that was in competition with Netflix. In May 2005, Wal-Mart decided to pull out of the DVDs-by-mail rental industry and struck an agreement with Netflix: Wal-Mart would encourage its members to transfer their service to Netflix and in exchange Netflix would encourage its members [...]

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If you’ve never had the post-Thanksgiving pleasure of fighting off  housewives for the last toy on the shelf (think Arnold Schwarzenegger’s desperate search for TurboMan in Jingle All the Way), consider yourself missing out. And of course, the early bird catches the 60% off iPhones, so large crowds often gather outside the front doors [...]

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The stage is set for the next great privacy battle. But it’s not with a social-networking site like Facebook or an Internet giant like Google — it’s with our old corporate enemy: Wal-Mart.

With massive inventory in the nearly four-thousand Wal-Mart stores across the country, it should come as no surprise that managing all those [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On July 26, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Michigan woman faces murder charges from a Facebook feud that ended in tragedy.

House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank’s drive to establish a licensing and regulation system for Internet gambling still faces resistance.

70,000 blogs unexpectedly shut down by unidentified law enforcement agency.

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On May 24, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

School in Pennsylvania gives laptops to students and uses webcams to spy on them at home.

Actor Jerry O’Connell puts law school on hold to “just play one on TV.”

Microsoft files rare patent lawsuit against CRM software company.

Five masterpieces, including work [...]

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Wal-Mart: Don't Stop Believin'

On June 15, 2008 By JETLaw

The music world had a mild blowup when Radiohead announced that the recently-completed album In Rainbows would be released worldwide on its website in October 2007. Those seeking to download the album could pay whatever price they saw fit.

Such a release was unprecedented at the time – Radiohead did not [...]

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