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Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

Covers IT and internet legal issues. By Peter S. Vogel.

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
  • Jan 16

    FTC sues IoT manufacturer for failure to secure devices from cyberattacks!

    FTC sues IoT manufacturer for failure to secure devices from cyberattacks!
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against “D-Link Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, alleging that inadequate security measures taken by the company left its wireless routers and Internet cameras vulnerable to hackers…
  • Jan 13

    Cyber challenge to secure IoT home device

    Cyber challenge to secure IoT home device
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) “it is challenging the public to create an innovative tool that will help protect consumers from security vulnerabilities in the software of home devices connected to the Internet of…
  • Jan 10

    New email law which gives employees an after hour a ‘right to disconnect’ – good or bad idea?

    New email law which gives employees an after hour a ‘right to disconnect’ – good or bad idea?
    Computerworld reported that the “French law took effect Jan. 1 and requires firms with more than 50 employees to negotiate a “disconnection” rule governing after-hour and vacation communications.”  The January 6,…
Rank this Week: 939

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 137

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    The Lawyer, the Disciplinary Proceeding and the Hard Drive

    The Lawyer, the Disciplinary Proceeding and the Hard Drive
    This post examines an opinion from the Supreme Court of South Carolina: In the Matter of Timothy Eugene Moses, 785 S.E.2d 364 (Supreme Court of South Carolina 2016) (per curiam). The court begins by explaining that[t]his attorney…
  • Jan 13

    Murder, Burglary and the “Extraneous Theft”

    Murder, Burglary and the “Extraneous Theft”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Texas - 14th District 2017: Kahlid Yusuf Worrell v. State, 2017 WL 124351 (2017). The opinion addresses what is, at least to me, a novel scenario.  As the court…
  • Jan 11

    Delinquency, the Tweets and the First Amendment

    Delinquency, the Tweets and the First Amendment
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Colorado Court of Appeals:  People of Colorado In the Interest of R.D., Juvenile-Appellant, 2016 WL 7473807 (2016). This Wikipedia entry explains what juvenile courts are and how they differ…
Rank this Week: 374

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jan 16

    You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

    You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 16

    W.C. Fields Must Have Been A Lawyer

    W.C. Fields Must Have Been A Lawyer
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 16

    Modern Society? Let's Go Arrest A Witch

    Modern Society? Let's Go Arrest A Witch
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 2708

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 16

    Oxfam – Just 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Half the World

    Oxfam – Just 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Half the World
    News release: “Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam today ahead of the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos,…
  • Jan 16

    Archive of public tweets, deleted by politicians around the world

    Archive of public tweets, deleted by politicians around the world
    “What is Politwoops? An archive of public tweets deleted by politicians. Explore the tweets they would prefer you couldn’t see.”
  • Jan 16

    Report – Fostering The Advancement of the Internet of Thing

    Report – Fostering The Advancement of the Internet of Thing
    Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force & Digital Economy Leadership Team report, Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things, January 2017. “The Internet of Things (IoT) – in which connected devices are…
Rank this Week: 18

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jan 16

    Trump Can’t Commit Twibel Because He Routinely ‘Deflects Serious Consideration’–Jacobus v. Trump

    Trump Can’t Commit Twibel Because He Routinely ‘Deflects Serious Consideration’–Jacobus v. Trump
    A confession: I do not follow @RealDonaldTrump at Twitter because I have a strict policy against following trolls. Life is too short. As we all know, Trump regularly engages in many disfavored tweeting practices: ad hominen attacks;…
  • Jan 15

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 11 (Social Media, Harassment, E-Discovery & More)

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 11 (Social Media, Harassment, E-Discovery & More)
    Social Media * US v. Elonis, 2016 WL 6310803 (3d Cir. Oct. 28, 2016). Anthony Elonis’ conviction for criminal threats was once again upheld: Considering the graphic nature of the three messages Elonis posted in October, it is not at...
  • Jan 14

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 10 (Marketing, Uber, Airbnb, Taxes & More)

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 10 (Marketing, Uber, Airbnb, Taxes & More)
    Marketing/Advertising * Danny Sullivan: Facebook’s racial targeting isn’t new, bad or always illegal despite renewed attention * In re Sling Media Slingbox Advertising Litigation (SDNY Aug. 12, 2016). Sling isn’t liable to…
Rank this Week: 186

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

Covers software, hardware and electronic evidence for litigation support professionals.

http://mikemcbrideonline.com/category/litigationsupport/
  • Jan 16

    Linked – E-Discovery in Action: How VW’s In-House Lawyers Screwed Up a Litigation Hold

    Linked – E-Discovery in Action: How VW’s In-House Lawyers Screwed Up a Litigation Hold
    “The statements say VW in-house attorneys tipped off employees about an oncoming litigation hold. And at least one in-house counsel apparently indicated to employees that they should destroy certain documents and a hard drive that…
  • Dec 9

    eDiscovery is Everyone’s Concern

    eDiscovery is Everyone’s Concern
    I once made the argument, years ago, that if you weren’t concerned about eDiscovery as a business owner, you should be. Not because you’re a huge litigation risk, per se, but because eventually, every business has to deal with…
  • Dec 9

    eDiscovery is Everyone’s Concern

    eDiscovery is Everyone’s Concern
    I once made the argument, years ago, that if you weren’t concerned about eDiscovery as a business owner, you should be. Not because you’re a huge litigation risk, per se, but because eventually, every business has to deal with…
Rank this Week: 1383

Software Intellectual Property…

Software Intellectual Property Report

Covers the places where software intersects the law of intellectual property. By Charles A. Bieneman.

http://swipreport.com/
  • Jan 16

    Judge Robinson Revisits IPR Estoppel, Seeking Federal Circuit Clarification

    Judge Robinson Revisits IPR Estoppel, Seeking Federal Circuit Clarification
    A district court recently reaffirmed its ruling that statutory estoppel does not apply to grounds of invalidity that could have been included in a petition for an inter partes review but weren’t, clearing the way for the defendant to…
  • Jan 14

    Functional Claims Can Survive Alice Challenges If They Seem “Technical”

    Functional Claims Can Survive Alice Challenges If They Seem “Technical”
    Patent claims directed to providing portable storage devices with access to terminals have survived a motion for summary judgment that made a patent-eligibility challenge under 35 U.S.C. § 101 and Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank.  IOENGINE…
  • Jan 12

    No Fee Award Against Plaintiff Who Asserted Patents Invalidated Under Alice

    No Fee Award Against Plaintiff Who Asserted Patents Invalidated Under Alice
    A district court has roundly rejected a request for an award of attorney fees against a plaintiff who asserted business method patents later found invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101 and Alice Corp v. CLS Bank.  O2 Media LLC v. Narrative…
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Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Jan 16

    Remember Dr. King—and What He Endured

    Remember Dr. King—and What He Endured
    Annual celebrations of the life and work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. often lionize the civil rights era, rightfully focusing on its achievements.  But celebrations often overlook the federal government’s attempts to…
  • Jan 14

    Google Launches Key Transparency While A Trade-Off in WhatsApp is Called a Backdoor

    Google Launches Key Transparency While A Trade-Off in WhatsApp is Called a Backdoor
    The Guardian ran a sensational story on Friday claiming a backdoor was discovered in WhatsApp, enabling intelligence agencies to snoop on encrypted messages. Gizmodo followed up saying it's no backdoor at all, but reasonable, intended…
  • Jan 13

    How to Talk to Congre

    How to Talk to Congre
    As this year begins with a new president and new Congress taking power, more people than ever want to know how to make their voices heard in Congress. As the Legislative Counsel at EFF, my job is to help the organization and our supporters…
Rank this Week: 2065

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 906

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 1913

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Jan 15

    Judge Cuts Over $10M from Attorney Fees Due to Use of Temporary Attorneys for Document Review: eDiscovery Case Law

    Judge Cuts Over $10M from Attorney Fees Due to Use of Temporary Attorneys for Document Review: eDiscovery Case Law
    The use of temporary associates for document review (and billing at normal staff associate rates) caused a federal judge in Manhattan to reduce the request for attorney fees by $10.3 million in a settlement of a securities case against Bank…
  • Jan 12

    REAL CLE Credit and Also a Bit About FAKE Lawyers: eDiscovery Trend

    REAL CLE Credit and Also a Bit About FAKE Lawyers: eDiscovery Trend
    We now have our first two approved states for CLE for our webcast "What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017" coming up on Wednesday, January 25! Also, if you're reading an attorney blog, that attorney may or may not be a real…
  • Jan 11

    2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 4

    2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 4
    As we noted yesterday, Tuesday and Monday, eDiscovery Daily published 74 posts related to eDiscovery case decisions and activities over the past year, covering 62 unique cases! Yesterday, we looked back at cases related to social media…
Rank this Week: 503

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jan 14

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture
    David Weinberger has a theory: My conspiracy theory: The purported dossier on Trump says the Russians have been cultivating him for five years. Suppose they were pressuring him to run. As a true patriot, Trump knew how disastrous it would…
  • Jan 12

    The New Tilt Against China

    The New Tilt Against China
    Surely someone has noted by now that the first corollary of a putative Trump tilt towards Putin’s Russia is a tilt against China?  For just as Kissinger and Nixon opened relations with China as a counterweight to the USSR, so…
  • Jan 12

    Foreign-Born American

    Foreign-Born American
    I live in a place where 51.7% of the population was born in another country. But I know that is not typical. I had in fact vaguely imagined that in much of the rest of the US the overall fraction … Continue reading → The post…
Rank this Week: 17

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Jan 14

    A Privacy Shield Replaces a Safe Harbor for the Swiss, Too

    A Privacy Shield Replaces a Safe Harbor for the Swiss, Too
    US companies with employees or clients in Switzerland will be interested to hear that the new Swiss-US Privacy Shield was approved on 11 January. Although Switzerland is not a member of the European Union, its data protection law (Federal…
  • Jan 11

    Foot-Dragging on HIPAA Breach Notice Costs Illinois Health System

    Foot-Dragging on HIPAA Breach Notice Costs Illinois Health System
    Written by James Swann | This article was originally published in Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report An Illinois health system has reached a $475,000 settlement over allegations it waited too long to report a data breach, the…
  • Jan 10

    How Should We Think About Cyber War, Where Rules Remain to be Written?

    How Should We Think About Cyber War, Where Rules Remain to be Written?
    The recent hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the United States’ subsequent decision to impose retaliatory sanctions against Russia poses an important question:  what does international law have to say about…
Rank this Week: 872

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

Covers data privacy, security and social media subjects. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
  • Jan 14

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework to Launch April 12

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework to Launch April 12
    On January 11, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Swiss Federal Council and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) issued press releases announcing that an agreement has been reached on a new…
  • Jan 13

    FTC Goes After IoT Device Manufacturer for Alleged Security Vulnerabilities in Routers, IP Camera

    FTC Goes After IoT Device Manufacturer for Alleged Security Vulnerabilities in Routers, IP Camera
    On January 6, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it had filed a complaint against Taiwanese D-Link Corp. and its U.S. subsidiary, D-Link Systems Inc. (D-Link), alleging the company made deceptive claims about the security…
  • Jan 13

    Tax Season Is in Full Swing: Beware of the W-2 Spear Phishing Scam

    Tax Season Is in Full Swing: Beware of the W-2 Spear Phishing Scam
    Last year we saw an unprecedented number of companies of all sizes fall victim to a W-2 spear phishing scam. The scam usually began with a “spoofing” email that appeared to have been sent by a company’s CEO or CFO to one or…
Rank this Week: 2872

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    More Information on Changes to Legaltech New

    More Information on Changes to Legaltech New
    Earlier this week, this blog reported that Legaltech News, the ALM-owned legal technology magazine, will cease publishing as a stand-alone magazine and instead be published as a quarterly 24-page technology section that will appear in…
  • Jan 13

    Ethics Panel Says OK for Judge to Tweet — Within Limit

    Ethics Panel Says OK for Judge to Tweet — Within Limit
    A judicial ethics panel of the Massachusetts court system has determined that a judge may ethically maintain a Twitter account, but only within certain boundaries, and that a judge must be particularly cautious about selecting accounts to…
  • Jan 12

    Legaltech News To Cease Publishing As Stand-Alone Magazine

    Legaltech News To Cease Publishing As Stand-Alone Magazine
    The ALM legal technology magazine Legaltech News will cease publishing as a stand-alone magazine and instead will be published as a quarterly 24-page technology section that will appear in the magazines Corporate Counsel and The American…
Rank this Week: 2564

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

By Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
  • Jan 13

    FTC Takes Action Against D-Link for Deceptive Practices Endangering the IoT

    FTC Takes Action Against D-Link for Deceptive Practices Endangering the IoT
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has filed a lawsuit against device manufacturer D-link for allegedly deceiving the marketplace about the security of its products and, in turn, unfairly placing customer privacy at risk.…
  • Jan 10

    WEBINAR: Transferring Data from the EU under the GDPR

    WEBINAR: Transferring Data from the EU under the GDPR
    Since September, the Mintz Levin Privacy Webinar Series has focused on the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to help businesses understand the reach and scope of the GDPR and prepare for the potentially game-changing…
  • Jan 6

    The FINRA WORM Turn

    The FINRA WORM Turn
    It’s a new year, and time for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)’s annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter (the “2017 Letter”)    We remind regulated entities of this…
Rank this Week: 3767

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    FCC, Straight Path Execute $100 Million Settlement of Wireless Probe

    FCC, Straight Path Execute $100 Million Settlement of Wireless Probe
    Decision has 5G implications Wow—FCC enforcement actions don’t get any juicier than this:  an anonymous whistleblower, alleged misrepresentations to the FCC, and a complex $100 million fine to Straight Path Communications,…
  • Jan 12

    FCC Fines Straight Path $100M to Settle Wireless License Probe

    FCC Fines Straight Path $100M to Settle Wireless License Probe
    Wow—FCC enforcement actions don’t get any juicier than this:  an anonymous whistleblower, alleged misrepresentations to the FCC, and a complex $100 million fine to Straight Path Communications, Inc. for apparently…
  • Jan 12

    FCC Fines Straight Path $100M to Settle Wireless License Probe

    FCC Fines Straight Path $100M to Settle Wireless License Probe
    Wow—FCC enforcement actions don’t get any juicier than this:  an anonymous whistleblower, alleged misrepresentations to the FCC, and a complex $100 million fine to Straight Path Communications, Inc. for apparently…
Rank this Week: 3349

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jan 13

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine
    I want to draw your attention to an important new paper by Will Baude on the flawed legal  foundations of qualified immunity doctrine. The paper lucidly explains that the Supreme Court’s explanations for why 42 U.S.C. Section…
  • Jan 10

    A Scholar is a Bu

    A Scholar is a Bu
    This is a phrase attributed to Alexander Bickel, the noted constitutional scholar.  What he meant was that scholars should do their research without concern about its partisan implications. The bus goes on its route no matter who might…
  • Jan 10

    FAN 137 (First Amendment News) Backpage.com removes adult content due to government censorship — vows to fight First Amendment battle

    FAN 137 (First Amendment News) Backpage.com removes adult content due to government censorship — vows to fight First Amendment battle
    Seattle. This from a press release from Backpage.com: As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For…
Rank this Week: 100

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

A Legal Technology Podcast, with an Internet Focus. From Dennis Kennedy & Tom Mighell.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/kennedy-mighell-report/
  • Jan 13

    A Time to Learn: 2017 Goals and Tech Resolution

    A Time to Learn: 2017 Goals and Tech Resolution
    Resolutions can either herald a new, better you or remind you about all the goals you forgot you had last year. Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell address their 2016 and 2017 resolutions in this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report. Along…
  • Dec 30

    Annual Recap 2016

    Annual Recap 2016
    Inspired by accusations of over-agreement, Dennis and Tom decide to shake things up with this annual recap of 2016. In true “Pardon the Interruption” style, this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report queues up three segments…
  • Dec 9

    The Evolution of The Search Engine

    The Evolution of The Search Engine
    Most internet savvy attorneys use search engines to supplement their law practice resources. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss how search engines have changed over time, semantic and…
Rank this Week: 2473

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    Latest Targets of the California Stem Cell Agency: $26 Million for Zika, Heart Disease and Much More

    Latest Targets of the California Stem Cell Agency: $26 Million for Zika, Heart Disease and Much More
    The California stem cell agency next Thursday expects to award nearly $26 million to 14 scientists to seek therapies for afflictions ranging from cystic fibrosis to Zika.The awards have all been approved by the agency's out-of-state reviewers…
  • Jan 8

    More Than $300 Million to be Awarded: California's Schedules 12 Stem Cell Agency Board Meetings This Year

    More Than $300 Million to be Awarded: California's Schedules 12 Stem Cell Agency Board Meetings This Year
    California's $3 billion stem cell agency has scheduled governing board meetings every month this year as it plans to give away more than $300 million. The board has two types of meetings: telephonic, which are usually routine, ratifying…
  • Jan 7

    Update: Lengthier Look at CIRM Delayed

    Update: Lengthier Look at CIRM Delayed
    The lengthier look at the performance of the California stem cell agency that was promised earlier this week has been delayed for reasons beyond our control.But it will be forthcoming, nonetheless. If you would like to add your thoughts to…
Rank this Week: 1770

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jan 12

    In the new

    In the new
    This week was the 10 year anniversary of the keynote address at which Steve Jobs first announced the iPhone, and there were a lot of stories to commemorate that milestone. Apple VP Phil Schiller spoke with Steven Levy of Backchannel,...
  • Jan 9

    Review: Apple AirPods -- the best headphones for your iPhone

    Review: Apple AirPods -- the best headphones for your iPhone
    I have been looking forward to trying out Apple's AirPods since they were first announced on September 7, 2016. Originally scheduled to ship in October, Apple finally shipped a very small quantity in late December, and a limited number…
  • Jan 5

    In the new

    In the new
    Don't you hate it when your iPhone rings and and it is a spam / junk phone call? It interrupts your day and is just annoying. Fortunately, there are now some things that you can do to protect yourself. This...
Rank this Week: 3971

techblawg

techblawg

Focuses primarily on issues involving the intersection of law, technology and finance. By David Ma.

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Jan 12

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    interesting piece on fbi bounties to best buy technicians for finding child porn on computers they service. https://t.co/emXGD6sGOC 2017-01-07 [Click on title above to read the full post]
  • Dec 29

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    cyanogen inc shuts down cyanogenmod after departure of co-founder. devs fork under new name lineageos. https://t.co/1JVMCpuAJv 2016-12-28 [Click on title above to read the full post]
  • Dec 22

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    crtc declares broadband internet to be a basic service – 50 mbps down and 10 up but no price cap. https://t.co/r83SVD3pC0 2016-12-22 [Click on title above to read the full post]
Rank this Week: 461

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People
    Perhaps I'm one of the lucky few that has always had a good relationship with the Marketing Department. Although I am the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries, I am also a member of the Legal Marketing Association,…
  • Jan 3

    Why Sole Provider Isn't Really A Thing and I'm Not Going to Say It Any More

    Why Sole Provider Isn't Really A Thing and I'm Not Going to Say It Any More
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Marcia Burris, Research & Information Services Consultant for HBR. - GL]A lot of attention has been given lately to the trend of law firms cancelling subscriptions to expensive…
  • Dec 29

    After Siri and Alexa Comes Azuma Hikari, The Holographic Personal Assistant

    After Siri and Alexa Comes Azuma Hikari, The Holographic Personal Assistant
    Roommate needed: Must like to watch anime, wake me up with a good morning, let me know if I need an umbrella for work today, text me during the day, turn on the lights as I'm coming home, and tell me good night as I drift off to sleep. I'm…
Rank this Week: 4314

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4775

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 363

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Jan 12

    Ask Dr. Copyright — Louis Vuitton Gets Bagged

    Ask Dr. Copyright — Louis Vuitton Gets Bagged
    Dear Doc: I understand that it’s sometimes hard to take when someone makes fun of you, but now I have heard that one of the world’s largest brands, LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER, S.A. (LVMH) (owners of, among other…
  • Jan 5

    Common-Law Copyright Redux

    Common-Law Copyright Redux
    Two years ago we wrote about Floe & Eddie, Inc.’s, attempt to obtain royalties from SiriusXM for performances of the Turtle’s pre-February 1972 sound recordings. Floe & Eddie filed claims in California, New York,…
  • Dec 22

    The Protectionist Patent System

    The Protectionist Patent System
    Dennis Crouch in his Patently O blog considers the possible effects of the Trump administration on the patent system, and particularly, the effects of the anti-globalization platform on which Mr. Trump ran.  Mr. Crouch makes the…
Rank this Week: 4536

Droit et Nouvelles Technologies

Droit et Nouvelles Technologies

Swiss blog about law and information technologies.

http://ntdroit.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 12

    Révision de la LPD : nouvelles obligations pour les responsables du traitement (2/4)

    Révision de la LPD : nouvelles obligations pour les responsables du traitement (2/4)
    Afin de renforcer les droits des personnes concernées, l’avant-projet de révision de la LPD mis en consultation à fin 2016 prévoit de nombreuses nouvelles obligations. Même si les responsables du…
  • Jan 9

    Révision de la LPD: la consultation est ouverte (1/4)

    Révision de la LPD: la consultation est ouverte (1/4)
    Le Conseil fédéral a mis en consultation jusqu’au 4 avril 2017 l’avant-projet de révision de la Loi fédérale sur la protection des données (LPD). Cette révision vise à…
  • Jan 4

    Mise à jour importante – nouvelle adresse

    Mise à jour importante – nouvelle adresse
    Plus de 200 billets ont été écrits ces cinq dernières années et j’avais depuis un certain temps déjà envie de migrer ce blog vers une structure plus professionnelle, sans publicité…
Rank this Week: 3143

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Jan 12

    First Week in Invisalign

    First Week in Invisalign
    Although it’s getting easier to attach and remove my Invisalign trays from my teeth, each time I do it, it’s uncomfortable – and that’s putting it mildly. It hurts. Getting them out the first time was so challenging, I…
  • Jan 5

    Fear is Not an Excuse

    Fear is Not an Excuse
    The primary guiding rule for all of my projects is “Fear is not an excuse for not making progress.”
  • Dec 29

    The Undeniable Recap of 2016

    The Undeniable Recap of 2016
    I’m glad I do The Undeniable Recap every year to take a break from the current chaos and see that not everything in the last 366 days is terrifying and depressing. So let’s take a look at some of the highlights from 2016:
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The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Covers legal technology used in litigation and eDiscovery, especially on the plaintiff's side.

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jan 11

    AJ Encourages Entrepreneurs to Avoid Federal Fixation

    AJ Encourages Entrepreneurs to Avoid Federal Fixation
    Our CEO AJ Shankar is featured in TechCrunch today with lessons learned from working with our state government customers. With the emerging administration on the cusp of taking office, the domination of federal government for the…
  • Jan 10

    Participate in Everlaw’s Donation Program

    Participate in Everlaw’s Donation Program
    During law school, many students participate in clinics working within underserved communities or devote hundreds of hours to pro bono work. A great number continue this type of work in some capacity after graduation. This sense of public…
  • Dec 30

    Alexa: personal helper or digital witne

    Alexa: personal helper or digital witne
    Evidence isn’t what it used to be—not even what it was a few years ago. In what sounds like a lost episode of Black Mirror, reports emerged this week that police are investigating a man’s digital assistant for clues to…
Rank this Week: 2410

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Jan 11

    AJ Encourages Entrepreneurs to Avoid Federal Fixation

    AJ Encourages Entrepreneurs to Avoid Federal Fixation
    Our CEO AJ Shankar is featured in TechCrunch today with lessons learned from working with our state government customers. With the emerging administration on the cusp of taking office, the domination of federal government for the…
  • Jan 10

    Participate in Everlaw’s Donation Program

    Participate in Everlaw’s Donation Program
    During law school, many students participate in clinics working within underserved communities or devote hundreds of hours to pro bono work. A great number continue this type of work in some capacity after graduation. This sense of public…
  • Dec 30

    Alexa: personal helper or digital witne

    Alexa: personal helper or digital witne
    Evidence isn’t what it used to be—not even what it was a few years ago. In what sounds like a lost episode of Black Mirror, reports emerged this week that police are investigating a man’s digital assistant for clues to…
Rank this Week: 2428

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

Covers the law and business of social media. By Morrison Foerster.

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
  • Jan 11

    A List of List

    A List of List
    Every December and January you can count on the trade press and the mainstream media to run lists of predictions for the upcoming year and retrospectives on the year past ranking the “best” and “worst” of everything…
  • Jan 11

    Influence + Engage 2017

    Influence + Engage 2017
    This Friday, January 13, in New York City, Socially Aware will be co-sponsoring and attending Influence + Engage 2017, a conference hosted by The Social Edge that will explore the intersection of social influence and audience…
  • Jan 9

    2016: Our Greatest Hit

    2016: Our Greatest Hit
    Last year we explained how companies could protect their social media currency and heed the FTC’s warning on native advertising. We examined court opinions establishing the criteria for enforceable website terms of use and defining the…
Rank this Week: 3752

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
  • Jan 11

    Join Us: Free CLE Webinar on Best & Worst Drug/Medical Device Decisions of 2016

    Join Us: Free CLE Webinar on Best & Worst Drug/Medical Device Decisions of 2016
    Reed Smith’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group will be hosting an upcoming CLE webinar, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: The Best and Worst Drug/Medical Device Decisions of 2016” on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 12 p.m.…
  • Dec 31

    Radiopharmacies Celebrate the New Year with Long-Awaited FDA Guidance

    Radiopharmacies Celebrate the New Year with Long-Awaited FDA Guidance
    On December 29, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) surprised many in the radiopharmacy industry by issuing a long-awaited draft guidance entitled “Compounding and Repackaging of Radiopharmaceuticals by…
  • Dec 27

    Key Provisions of 21st Century Cures Act – Interest to Drug/Device Client

    Key Provisions of 21st Century Cures Act – Interest to Drug/Device Client
    On December 13, 2016, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). It is hoped that provisions in the new bill, and the $6.3 billion it provides for medical research over the next decade, will spur innovation and…
Rank this Week: 1413

Video and the Law

Video and the Law

Covers the history, the apps and the players that use video in litigation. By Chris Ballard.

http://www.videoandthelaw.com/
  • Jan 11

    Demonstrative Evidence: The Eyes Have It

    Demonstrative Evidence: The Eyes Have It
    Close your eyes and visualize your favorite place. Maybe your skiing in the mountains on fresh powdery snow. Perhaps your sitting on a beach in the Hawaiian Islands enjoying a mouthwatering beverage. Or how about standing at the edge of the…
  • May 3

    Video Enhancement: Smoking Gun Video Convinces Prosecutor Not to Press Charge

    Video Enhancement: Smoking Gun Video Convinces Prosecutor Not to Press Charge
    It was the old axiom, he said, she said. The blowback and statements made by each party in the alleged assault charges between Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandosky and reporter Michelle Fields at a Trump rally in Jupiter, Florida…
  • Oct 28

    Settlement Videos: How to Rocket Your Case to Settlement

    Settlement Videos: How to Rocket Your Case to Settlement
    Outlining the composition of this post while standing on my terrace last Monday morning staring at the beautiful sight of the space shuttle Endeavour climbing through the clear, morning sky, I thought about the sheer power it must take to…
Rank this Week: 3195

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Jan 11

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Announced

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Announced
    On January 11, 2017, the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce on a new Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which will allow companies to…
  • Jan 11

    EU Commission Publishes Communications on Data Transfers and the EU Data Economy

    EU Commission Publishes Communications on Data Transfers and the EU Data Economy
    On January 10, 2017, the European Commission published a communication addressed to the European Parliament and European Council on Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalized World. The communication aims to facilitate commercial…
  • Jan 10

    European Commission Announces Final “Digital Single Market” Strategy for Europe

    European Commission Announces Final “Digital Single Market” Strategy for Europe
    On January 10, 2017, the European Commission announced the final elements of its long-awaited “digital single market” strategy for Europe. The announcement includes two new proposed EU regulations as well as a European Commission…
Rank this Week: 237

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
Rank this Week: 938

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jan 11

    * Escaping The Political Echo Chamber: Observations From Failed Pol

    * Escaping The Political Echo Chamber: Observations From Failed Pol
    After the election, I created a website dedicated to failed policies, politicians, and policies. The goal of the site was to force myself out of the echo chamber to try to understand what happened, where were are, and what comes next. Two…
  • Dec 17

    17 Seconds #31 – Re-forming Patent Law Is Not Patent Law Reform

    17 Seconds #31 – Re-forming Patent Law Is Not Patent Law Reform
    Shame on the AIA. By Erik J. Heels First published 12/17/2016; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is the worst thing to happen to US patent law ever. This self-serving PR piece by the USPTO…
  • Dec 2

    When Winning Equals Losing

    When Winning Equals Losing
    When you represent startups, your successful clients tend to go away. By Erik J. Heels First published 12/2/2016; Medium; publisher: GiantPeople. Clocktower Law, the Boston patent and trademark law firm I founded 15+ years ago, primarily…
Rank this Week: 302

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Jan 10

    Breaking News: FCC Moves Forward on Eliminating the Need to Maintain a Local Public File

    Breaking News: FCC Moves Forward on Eliminating the Need to Maintain a Local Public File
    Last May, Jessica Nyman and I wrote about the potential impact of an FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to eliminate the requirement that stations keep “Letters and Emails from the Public” in their Public Inspection…
  • Jan 9

    FCC Makes Airing Political Ads Much More Complicated

    FCC Makes Airing Political Ads Much More Complicated
    If trying to maintain the required paperwork for political advertising aired by your station gives you a headache, prepare for a migraine of biblical proportions. With the departure of Commissioner Rosenworcel leaving the FCC in a 2-2…
  • Dec 30

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ December 2016

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ December 2016
    Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: Headlines:…
Rank this Week: 549

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 240

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jan 10

    Why Canada’s Simultaneous Substitution Policy Should Face Cancellation

    Why Canada’s Simultaneous Substitution Policy Should Face Cancellation
    With the Super Bowl only a few weeks away, an unusual coalition comprised of the National Football League, Bell Media, Canadian advertisers, and an actors’ union have launched a full lobbying blitz aimed at overturning a 2015 ruling…
  • Dec 22

    Historic or Immaterial?: Making Sense of the CRTC Ruling on Broadband Access as a Basic Service

    Historic or Immaterial?: Making Sense of the CRTC Ruling on Broadband Access as a Basic Service
    The CRTC released its much anticipated Talk Broadband ruling yesterday, declaring Internet access a universal service objective, shifting the local voice service subsidy to the Internet, and setting much-improved speed targets of 50 Mbps…
  • Dec 15

    Ontario Government Tells Ottawa It Is Open to New Internet Tax to Fund Cancon

    Ontario Government Tells Ottawa It Is Open to New Internet Tax to Fund Cancon
    The Canadian Heritage consultation on Canadian content in a digital world recently concluded and the department has now posted the responses. There are few surprises with many creator groups supporting Netflix and Internet taxes, while…
Rank this Week: 2601

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
  • Jan 10

    Two Years After Alice v. CLS Bank

    Two Years After Alice v. CLS Bank
    Two Years After Alice v. CLS Bank Jasper L. Tran As of June 19, 2016, courts have examined 568 challenged patents brought under § 101 motions citing Alice, resulting in 190 valid patents and 378 patents invalidated with an…
  • Dec 14

    The Bedeviling Mess of ePlus, Contempt, and Article III

    The Bedeviling Mess of ePlus, Contempt, and Article III
    The Bedeviling Mess of ePlus, Contempt, and Article IIIWayne A. Kalkwarf and Matthew D. TannerePlus, Inc. v. Lawson Software, Inc.1 concerns the cancellation of patent claims. Although a judicial decision cancelling a patent claim would not…
  • Nov 23

    Patent No. U.S. 8,375,847 B1

    Patent No. U.S. 8,375,847 B1
    Written By: Roland Casillas               Web and Blog EditorPatent No. U.S. 8,375,847 B1Winch for Turkey Deep Fryers Inventors: William P. Anganes Description: With Thanksgiving…
Rank this Week: 2614

Ephemerallaw

Ephemerallaw

Covers the information security and data privacy laws.

http://ephemerallaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 10

    BJHS Special Issue on Patent

    BJHS Special Issue on Patent
    The December 2016 issue of the British Journal for the History of Science is a special issue titled Owning Health: Medicine and Anglo-American Patent Cultures, and reading through it has had the odd effect of making me simultaneously more…
  • Nov 30

    One thing website operators MUST do under new DMCA rule

    One thing website operators MUST do under new DMCA rule
    My colleague Melissa Kern wrote an advisory about the copyright office's final rule regarding designating a DMCA agent. I thought it was important enough to repost (with permission) here. Beginning December 1, 2016, the Copyright Office is…
  • Nov 17

    One Weird Trick to Beat Alice Rejections (Examiners HATE This)

    One Weird Trick to Beat Alice Rejections (Examiners HATE This)
    Alice v. CLS Bank has had a tremendous impact on how the patent office treats applications for business method inventions. Indeed, since the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice, the allowance rate for class 705 (Data Processing:…
Rank this Week: 1704

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

Technology law blog covering software, copyright, privacy, the Internet, electronic commerce, and computers. By David Canton.

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Jan 10

    Data Privacy Day event in London

    Data Privacy Day event in London
    January 28 is Data Privacy Day – “an international effort held annually on January 28 to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. ” The IAPP (International Association of…
  • Jan 4

    10 things to watch for at the intersection of Tech and Law in 2017

    10 things to watch for at the intersection of Tech and Law in 2017
    CASL, Canada’s anti-spam legislation, has been with us since July 2014. It’s a terrible piece of legislation for many reasons. In July 2017 a private right of action becomes effective that will allow anyone who receives spam as…
  • Dec 7

    Even Santa needs to get it in writing

    Even Santa needs to get it in writing
    The 2016 Fashion Santa.  photo source:  yorkdale.com A Toronto mall and its former “Fashion Santa” are having a snowball fight over the character.  The mall hired a new Fashion Santa this year instead of the person…
Rank this Week: 2538

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Legal Issues with Open Photoshoot

    Legal Issues with Open Photoshoot
    Last week, I went to an open photoshoot/happy hour at Parkwood Studios. (They have a gorgeous space!) It’s a free monthly event for photographers and models of all skill levels and experience. There was an area set up with lights where…
  • Jan 3

    Lawsuit Filed to Unmask Anonymous Penis Sender

    Lawsuit Filed to Unmask Anonymous Penis Sender
    Last week, Melody Lenox filed a lawsuit in Dallas County, Texas for a court order to determine who sent her a penis-shaped gummy candies via Dicks By Mail. At first, this sounded like an extreme reaction. If someone spent $15 to send me candy…
  • Dec 27

    Copyright License for Commissioned Art

    Copyright License for Commissioned Art
    There are services that will print your photos and other artwork onto canvas – even in Walgreens. I recently heard of a situation where a customer commissioned an artist to create a portrait. The artist created the work and sent it to…
Rank this Week: 865

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

A blog about e-discovery, technology and other related matters of interest.

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Jan 9

    E-Discovery Ethical Conundrums (In-House Counsel Edition)

    E-Discovery Ethical Conundrums (In-House Counsel Edition)
    Although most rules of professional conduct are geared toward lawyers in private practice, they also apply to in-house counsel. This is true even when corporate counsel is acting in a non-legal role. See, e.g. Kaye v. Rosefielde, 75 A. 3d…
  • Dec 30

    6 Things We Learned About Legal Tech & E-Discovery in 2016

    6 Things We Learned About Legal Tech & E-Discovery in 2016
      2016 was a wild ride, wasn’t it? We here in the U.S. had a crazy election cycle and many moved on to greener pastures.   We also saw developments in legal technology and e-discovery law.  Here are a few things we…
  • Dec 30

    California Legal Ethics Update: State Bar Opinion on Attorney Blogging

    California Legal Ethics Update: State Bar Opinion on Attorney Blogging
    When is attorney blogging a “communication” subject to the Rules of Professional Conduct regulating attorney advertising?   The State Bar of California recently weighed in via Ethics Opinion 2016-196. The opinion concludes:…
Rank this Week: 1188