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Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • May 29

    Core Principles of Domain Name Law Created in UDRP Proceeding

    Core Principles of Domain Name Law Created in UDRP Proceeding
    When in the Fall of 1999 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) implemented the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy it did not come with a fully formed jurisprudence. Panelists were essentially on their own…
  • May 26

    What It Takes to Prove Common Law Right

    What It Takes to Prove Common Law Right
    The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy now has  seventeen years of history. A high percentage of disputes are indefensible and generally undefended. As the history lengthens early registrants of dictionary word-, common…
  • May 16

    Balancing Rights: Mark Owners, Emergent Businesses, and Investor

    Balancing Rights: Mark Owners, Emergent Businesses, and Investor
    Is there any act more primary than naming? It comes before all else and makes possible what follows. For the most part names are drawn from cultural assets: collections of words, geographic locations, family names, etc. They can be valuable,…
Rank this Week: 5155

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    The Warrant, the Network Investigative Technique and Child Pornograph

    The Warrant, the Network Investigative Technique and Child Pornograph
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas: U.S. v. Perdue, 2017 WL 661378 (2017). The judge begins the opinion by explaining that[t]he instant motions to suppress and dismiss the indictment…
  • May 26

    Child Pornography, the Laptop and Asset Forfeiture

    Child Pornography, the Laptop and Asset Forfeiture
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. DistrictCourt for the Western District of North Carolina: United States v. Chase, 2017 WL 1966747 (2017). The issue in the case is whether Chase should be required to forfeit his laptop…
  • May 24

    The Undocumented Aliens, the State Insurance Database and the Fourth Amendment

    The Undocumented Aliens, the State Insurance Database and the Fourth Amendment
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit: United States v. Broca-Martinez, 2017 WL 1521492 (2017).  As Wikipedia explains, this court is one of several U.S. Courts of Appeals which have…
Rank this Week: 2548

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 565

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 40

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • May 29

    Asus ZenBook Pro UX550 - Monster Computer In A Slim Profile

    Asus ZenBook Pro UX550 - Monster Computer In A Slim Profile
    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.
  • May 29

    Why Lawyers Shouldn't Be Worried About Robot Lawyer

    Why Lawyers Shouldn't Be Worried About Robot 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.
  • May 28

    #ParrotSunday - Macaws In Free Flight

    #ParrotSunday - Macaws In Free Flight
    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: 98

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: 2426

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
  • May 27

    An Introduction to “Rural-Proofing,” and Why We’re Unlikely to Implement It in the U.S.

    An Introduction to “Rural-Proofing,” and Why We’re Unlikely to Implement It in the U.S.
    I learned about the concept and practice of “rural-proofing” on my first trip down under, in 2010. It’s a term Aussie law- and policy-makers use regularly–especially at places like the Rural and Regional Law and…
  • May 27

    The Meaning of Patriotism

    The Meaning of Patriotism
    Last fall, I began reading Hillbilly Elegy. I wanted to see how the author, J.D. Vance, would deal with the question of class. I was particularly interested to see if his experiences at Yale Law School were anything like mine. They were in…
  • May 24

    FAN 153 (First Amendment News) POLICYed & Richard Epstein Bring Free-Speech Lessons to Digital Media

    FAN 153 (First Amendment News) POLICYed & Richard Epstein Bring Free-Speech Lessons to Digital Media
    If you watch music videos or wild-animal adventures on YouTube, you may come upon a public-service announcement by, yes, Professor Richard Epstein. Well, sort of — he’s the brain power behind an animated and podcast series on…
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • May 27

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day
    The California Stem Cell Report expects to be offline for perhaps the next five to seven days.The moving home of this web site, the sailing vessel Hopalong, will be making a passage north from Mazatlan into the Sea of Cortez, formally known…
  • May 27

    Full Text: The California Stem Cell Agency's Response on its Accomplishment

    Full Text: The California Stem Cell Agency's Response on its Accomplishment
      Stem Cell Agency's Response to Questions About Its Performance From Capitol Weekly_ the Newspaper of Califo... by DavidJensen on Scribd
  • May 27

    A Longer Look at the Golden State's Stem Cell Research Effort

    A Longer Look at the Golden State's Stem Cell Research Effort
    Here is the overview of the California stem cell agency, published May 23, 2017, on Capitol Weekly and written by yours truly.  California's Stem Cell Agency Confronts Uncertain Future: Capitol Weekly by DavidJensen on Scribd
Rank this Week: 1252

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
  • May 26

    A Bad Broadband Market Begs for Net Neutrality Protection

    A Bad Broadband Market Begs for Net Neutrality Protection
    Anyone who has spent hours on the phone with their cable company can tell you that in the broadband market, the customer is not always right. When it comes to Internet access wired into your home, the major ISPs like Comcast, Charter, and…
  • May 24

    Diego Gomez Finally Cleared of Criminal Charges for Sharing Research

    Diego Gomez Finally Cleared of Criminal Charges for Sharing Research
    In 2011, Colombian graduate student Diego Gomez shared another student’s Master’s thesis with colleagues over the Internet. After a long legal battle, Diego was able to breathe a sigh of relief today as he was cleared of the…
  • May 24

    Book Review: The End of Ownership

    Book Review: The End of Ownership
    In the digital age, a lot depends on whether we actually own our stuff, and who gets to decide that in the first place. In The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Age, Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz walk us through a…
Rank this Week: 2628

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • May 26

    TWiL 387: Draco the Dog & Crabbe the Chipmunk

    TWiL 387: Draco the Dog & Crabbe the Chipmunk
    Copyright litigation is killing online bunnies - will PETA step in? Join Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, and Matthew Curtis as we discuss the PATCH Act on the Net Neutrally. Will PayPal convince the courts that we are all in competition? Does the…
  • May 19

    TWiL 386: Is Being Like Wine-Of-Month Club

    TWiL 386: Is Being Like Wine-Of-Month Club
    The NSA and Microsoft gave us WannaCry, but so did people who don't update and patch, and the Shadow Brokers' extortionist Wine-Of-The-Month Club. Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, and Andrew Rossow look at who is responsible, what legal recourse…
  • May 5

    TWiL 385: #Iamashill

    TWiL 385: #Iamashill
    Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, Franklin Graves, and Micah Ascano discuss the Fyre Festival's crash course in how everyone wants to do "influence" marketing but no one knows the law. Can YouTube go from blunt instrument to precision in deciding…
Rank this Week: 1030

PI Buzz

PI Buzz

Covers techniques for searching public records.

http://pibuzz.com/
  • May 26

    California Professional License Search

    California Professional License Search
    Private Investigator Blog California Professional License Search   What are you neglecting when you search a commercial or government database of California professional licenses? The California Department of Consumer Affairs license…
  • May 7

    California County Coroner Report

    California County Coroner Report
    Private Investigator Blog California County Coroner Reports Records of deaths reported in California are in various public records, which may supplement each other with, names of family, place and circumstances of death, physical description…
  • Dec 5

    Find A Birth In the Newspaper

    Find A Birth In the Newspaper
    Private Investigator Blog Find A Birth In the Newspaper I may search newspapers for a birth listing because there is no available birth index for that date or I don’t know in which county or state the birth occurred. In the case where…
Rank this Week: 3591

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

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

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
  • May 26

    Cyber breach costs Target more than $220 million!

    Cyber breach costs Target more than $220 million!
    The New York Times reported that “Target will pay $18.5 million to 47 states and the District of Columbia as part of a settlement with state attorneys general over a huge security breach that compromised the data of millions of…
  • May 23

    Does Apple Pay infringe any patents?

    Does Apple Pay infringe any patents?
    The New York Times reported that Universal Secure Registry’s filed a lawsuit against Apple and Visa alleging that “Apple Pay digital payment technology violates its patents.”   The May 21, 2017 article in the New York…
  • May 19

    Get Ready for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the middle of Blockchain!

    Get Ready for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the middle of Blockchain!
    The eCommerceTimes column described combining “AI with blockchain allows for the secure, transparent review of data that is changed or moved over time, giving both the buyer and seller confidence in the validity, title and transfer of…
Rank this Week: 4016

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/
  • May 26

    Tips for Traveling with Technology

    Tips for Traveling with Technology
    While dealing with cords, adapters, battery life, and public wifi, traveling with technology has the potential to be very stressful. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell offer tips for traveling…
  • May 5

    Why Video Conferencing Belongs in the Law Firm

    Why Video Conferencing Belongs in the Law Firm
    When it comes to video conferencing, 58% of companies use some form of video chat in their daily activities. As it turns out, most lawyers fall into the remaining 42%. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy…
  • Apr 27

    The Future of AI in the Practice of Law (Rebroadcast)

    The Future of AI in the Practice of Law (Rebroadcast)
    In this rebroadcast episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell consider the increased popularity of artificial intelligence, the usefulness of chatbots, and how both innovations can impact the practice of…
Rank this Week: 1034

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
  • May 26

    Robert Milligan to Present “Trade Secret Mediations in 2017: What You Need to Know” Webinar

    Robert Milligan to Present “Trade Secret Mediations in 2017: What You Need to Know” Webinar
    Robert Milligan, Seyfarth Partner and Co-Chair of the Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes Practice Group, will be a panelist for the “Trade Secret Mediations in 2017: What You Need to Know” webinar presented by The…
  • May 25

    Great Employee or Insider Threat?

    Great Employee or Insider Threat?
    As a special feature of our blog—special guest postings by experts, clients, and other professionals—please enjoy this blog entry from Charlie Platt, a director at iDiscovery Solutions and a Certified Ethical Hacker. He…
  • May 22

    ABA Encourages Encryption of Emails When Transmitting Confidential Client Information

    ABA Encourages Encryption of Emails When Transmitting Confidential Client Information
    In a recent formal Ethics Opinion, the American Bar Association stressed that lawyers must make reasonable efforts to prevent inadvertent or unauthorized access to confidential information relating to the representation of their clients. The…
Rank this Week: 868

ef yeah copyright law

ef yeah copyright law

Focuses on sharing news, information and resources about copyright and trademark law, privacy and security issues, contracts, including Terms of Use and license agreements, as well as caselaw, law suits and new legislation that could impact IP laws in the US and elsewhere.

http://www.isfanficlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 2095

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • May 26

    Cybersecurity, A-Z: D is for Drone

    Cybersecurity, A-Z: D is for Drone
    Unmanned aerial vehicles, or “drones,” as they’re commonly called, touch on numerous hot-button cybersecurity issues.  As devices connected to networks, they are important when considering the…
  • May 23

    New Duties for Lawyers? The ABA Weighs In on Cybersecurity.

    New Duties for Lawyers? The ABA Weighs In on Cybersecurity.
    Recently, the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 477, which aims to provide guidance and clarity to lawyers as they consider what level of security to give communications with clients.…
  • May 19

    Watch: Cybersecurity Incident and Response Webinar

    Watch: Cybersecurity Incident and Response Webinar
    Presented by Foley Hoag LLP and PwC A data breach is a business crisis. What should you do? Learn first-hand as Foley Hoag LLP and PwC walk you through the practical and legal aspects of responding to a data security incident. From…
Rank this Week: 4037

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • May 26

    The Key to the YouTube Advertisement Crisis: an Improved AI

    The Key to the YouTube Advertisement Crisis: an Improved AI
    By Derk Westermeyer A little over 4 years ago, comedian Ethan Klein uploaded his first video on his YouTube Channel, h3h3productions. That video’s premise was about how people use toilet paper. While this type of comedy may not be…
  • May 24

    Conjuring Copyright Protection and Adjudicating Apparitions: Should the Law Consider Ghost Stories Historical Facts?

    Conjuring Copyright Protection and Adjudicating Apparitions: Should the Law Consider Ghost Stories Historical Facts?
    By Daniel Hagen If Warner Bros. fails to prove the existence of ghosts and demons in court, it may have to pay out nearly one billion dollars. Or, at least that’s how the entertainment media has positioned a lawsuit that is currently…
  • May 18

    Grammy Award-Winning Band The Eagles Sues Hotel California

    Grammy Award-Winning Band The Eagles Sues Hotel California
    By Daniel J Goodman Approximately 1,300 miles from a corner in Winslow, Arizona is a hotel in Todos Santos, B.C.S., Mexico. Its name? Hotel California. One can only assume that it’s a lovely place with plenty of room for all to…
Rank this Week: 2978

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/
  • May 26

    Small Break for Hobbyist Drone Operators: D.C. Circuit Tosses Aircraft Registration Rule

    Small Break for Hobbyist Drone Operators: D.C. Circuit Tosses Aircraft Registration Rule
    FAA Violated Clear Language of the Law The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit last week, in Taylor v. Huerta, determined that the FAA’s registration rule cannot apply to small unmanned aircraft (aka, sUAVs, or drones)…
  • May 24

    FCC Begins Rollback of Net Neutrality Rule

    FCC Begins Rollback of Net Neutrality Rule
    On May 23, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing the reversal of the agency’s 2015 Title II Order which subjected Internet service providers (ISPs) to regulation as…
  • May 24

    The Commission Extends Transition Progress Reporting Requirement to Non-Reimbursable Station

    The Commission Extends Transition Progress Reporting Requirement to Non-Reimbursable Station
    Last week, the Commission adopted transition progress reporting requirements for broadcast television stations that will be changing channels during the post-incentive auction transition, but that are ineligible for reimbursement from the TV…
Rank this Week: 3524

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/
  • May 26

    Linked – kCura: UK War with Hosting Partners?

    Linked – kCura: UK War with Hosting Partners?
    To date partners that provide data hosting have had to buy, install and maintain their own infrastructure – charging a premium to companies that need eDiscovery services as a result. Going forward the hardware and software are all…
  • May 21

    Linked – Collaboration Apps Make E-Discovery More Difficult

    Linked – Collaboration Apps Make E-Discovery More Difficult
    I have a question about this part of the article. Since I’m not a lawyer, I don’t know the answer to this. First, the pull quote: Larger businesses are more likely to have IT departments with savvy administrators that are ……
  • Apr 27

    Linked – Successful, Cost-Effective eDiscovery Requires A Team Approach

    Linked – Successful, Cost-Effective eDiscovery Requires A Team Approach
    This is so good, I just wanted to quote it here: “But here’s the rub: because you’re the strategist, you have to be involved in figuring out what to look for. And I don’t just mean the associates, I mean ……
Rank this Week: 4438

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 302

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/
  • May 26

    Inequitable Conduct: Prior Device Material to Method Claim?

    Inequitable Conduct: Prior Device Material to Method Claim?
    A court has struck an inequitable conduct defense as inadequately pled because, said the court, the allegedly withheld prior art directed to a device was not material to a patent claim directed to a method for manufacturing a similar device.…
  • May 24

    IPR Estoppel Regarding Petitioned, Non-Instituted Claim

    IPR Estoppel Regarding Petitioned, Non-Instituted Claim
    A Wisconsin district court held that 35 U.S.C. § 315(e) can estop an accused infringer from challenging a patent claim’s validity when based on a new invalidity theory, even when the PTAB did not institute review of the claim.…
  • May 23

    District Court Construes “Small Quantities” as a Definite Term

    District Court Construes “Small Quantities” as a Definite Term
    The term “small quantities of finely-divided liquid” was construed as being definite under §112, second paragraph, in the Markman order in Ecoservices, LLC v. Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CDCA; Docket CV…
Rank this Week: 3904

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • May 25

    In the new

    In the new
    Walt Mossberg has been writing about personal technology since 1991, mostly for the Wall Street Journal, but more recently for Recode. In his final column before he retires, Mossberg considers the future of personal technology. For many…
  • May 23

    Review: Renogy E.LUMEN Solar Flashlight iPhone Charger

    Review: Renogy E.LUMEN Solar Flashlight iPhone Charger
    Five years ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Microsoft's decision to merge laptop and tablet computers into one device. Cook said that he thought it was better to keep the iPad and the MacBook different devices, explaining:…
  • May 18

    In the new

    In the new
    New York attorney Nicole Black discusses a new ABA Opinion (Formal Opinion 477) on legal ethics issues surrounding email and other methods of communicating with clients. The bottom line is that you need to determine what is the right…
Rank this Week: 4319

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 3309

techblawg

techblawg

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

http://david-ma.ca/
  • May 25

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    uber expands into freight trucking. https://t.co/Zc4QDGcwr6 2017-05-19 uber intros new pricing algorithm that charges a rider what it predicts the rider is willing to pay. hmmm. https://t.co/rizHHeSyBO 2017-05-22 headline is a bit misleading,…
  • May 18

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    the role of quantum mechanics in biology. fascinating stuff. https://t.co/YcWw8yhIz0 2017-05-15 great piece on the intersection of technology and art, and why the latter is important for the former. https://t.co/au7uruPuFb 2017-05-17…
  • May 11

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    very proud that my firm is sponsoring nicola's kids triathlon again. if you have kids, do consider signing them up. https://t.co/1O3DGVJKC7 2017-05-05 google reveals ui for new smartphone os. also: no linux, no java, no gpl. i'm very curious…
Rank this Week: 3220

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 25

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website
    C-SPAN provides current and comprehensive video coverage of the Executive Branch via specific subject matter that includes: Recent Events; President Trump’s Tweets; White House Briefings; White House Daily Schedule; Trump…
  • May 25

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data
    “The modern economy has never been more reliant on data. Businesses, governments, and families must navigate the complexities of a world made possible by new technologies and innovative business practices. Without reliable information…
  • May 25

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth
    Employee Benefit Research Institute – Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth, May 2017, Vol. 38, No. 7. “This EBRI Notes examines the level of assets held by families with a…
Rank this Week: 539

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/
  • May 25

    A Modest Proposal for an Afghan Exit Strategy

    A Modest Proposal for an Afghan Exit Strategy
    The papers say the US is spending $3.1 billion per month on the war in Afghanistan. And I’m sure that doesn’t count the long-term care costs for wounded soldiers after they get home. At $37.2 billion per year our spending ……
  • May 24

    Cops Push Citizen Self-Surveillance in Plea Bargain

    Cops Push Citizen Self-Surveillance in Plea Bargain
    You might be tempted to dismiss NY: Police are blackmailing motorists into installing cellphone monitoring devices as an aberrant act by local cops were it not sponsored by an international firm that supplies the monitoring technology. As far…
  • May 23

    Mayor Mich Landrieu Gives the Speech of His Life

    Mayor Mich Landrieu Gives the Speech of His Life
    I do not often recommend long serious videos; I tend to short and/or funny. But please consider taking 23 minutes of your life to listen to this speech by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on the removal of four confederate … Continue…
Rank this Week: 67

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Covers defamation, internet law and torts. By BerlikLaw LLC.

http://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/
  • May 25

    Can Small Business Owners Sue When Their Companies Are Defamed?

    Can Small Business Owners Sue When Their Companies Are Defamed?
    As a small-business owner, can you sue for defamation personally if someone makes a false and damaging statement about your business? The answer will depend to a large degree on the size of your company and the extent to which the public…
  • May 1

    Not Everybody Reads That Story the Way You Do

    Not Everybody Reads That Story the Way You Do
    Hypersensitivity is not a desirable personality trait if you are a plaintiff in a defamation case. If you’re the type of person who tends to jump to conclusions about an author’s intent when reading certain statements made about…
  • Apr 23

    Felon’s Defamation-By-Implication Claim Proceeds to Trial

    Felon’s Defamation-By-Implication Claim Proceeds to Trial
    As I have discussed on this blog before on several occasions, a literally true statement can give rise to a defamation claim if a reasonable listener would infer a defamatory message from the words (and images) used, even if the words…
Rank this Week: 4015

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

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

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
  • May 25

    Deeper Dive: Security Is a Big Deal for Big Data

    Deeper Dive: Security Is a Big Deal for Big Data
    In the rapidly expanding landscape of Internet-based data analytic services, companies across all industries with a significant online presence have faced or will face a data breach resulting from their collection and use of Big Data. As more…
  • May 22

    Deeper Dive: Ransomware – WannaCry and the Future of Ransomware-as-a-Service

    Deeper Dive: Ransomware – WannaCry and the Future of Ransomware-as-a-Service
    In our 2017 BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report, we addressed the increasingly ubiquitous scourge of ransomware, one of the fastest-growing types of malware causing data security incidents. We noted that ransomware…
  • May 17

    Substantial Risk of Harm in Data Breach Class Actions Ripe for Supreme Court Review

    Substantial Risk of Harm in Data Breach Class Actions Ripe for Supreme Court Review
    Early in May, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Whalen v. Michaels Stores, Inc., No. 16-260 (L) (2d Cir. May 2, 2017), affirmed the dismissal of a data breach class action brought against Michaels Stores Inc. (Michaels) for…
Rank this Week: 2925

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • May 25

    What to Watch for at the CALI Conference & the AALL Annual Meeting

    What to Watch for at the CALI Conference & the AALL Annual Meeting
    One of the privileges of being a CS-SIS member is learning from and networking with our colleagues at conferences. Below are just some of the programs CS-SIS members are presenting at the CALI Conference and the AALL Annual Meeting.…
  • May 12

    Waking up….

    Waking up….
    The blog has been a bit quiet lately, but we planning new things here soon.  Look for posts about CS, AALL, CALI, tech tips and more.  Want to contribute?  Contact Debbie Ginsberg and we’ll get you on our schedule.
  • Mar 21

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!
    I am happy to announce that Vicki Szymczak, Library Director & Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii, is the 2017 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh…
Rank this Week: 4312

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/
  • May 25

    How a Chipmunk Emoji Cost an Israeli Texter $2,200

    How a Chipmunk Emoji Cost an Israeli Texter $2,200
    by Gabriella Ziccarelli and Eric Goldman [Eric’s introduction: Gabriella is a star SCU Law alum and an associate at Blank Rome in DC. She is also a former Internet Law student of mine. As a teacher, it’s…
  • May 18

    Facebook Defeats Lawsuit Over Material Support for Terrorists–Cohen v. Facebook

    Facebook Defeats Lawsuit Over Material Support for Terrorists–Cohen v. Facebook
    We’ve seen a cluster of lawsuits against social media sites based on their alleged provision of material support to terrorists. The first substantive ruling–in Fields v. Twitter, now on appeal to the Ninth Circuit–was a…
  • May 17

    Revisiting the Discoverability of Facebook Account Activity–Gordon v. TGR

    Revisiting the Discoverability of Facebook Account Activity–Gordon v. TGR
    The facts of this case are fairly typical. The plaintiff was hit by a truck. She sued the truck company and driver. In discovery, the defendants requested that she “download and produce an electronic copy of your Facebook account…
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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
  • May 25

    China’s Revised Draft Data Localisation Measure

    China’s Revised Draft Data Localisation Measure
    On 19 May 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China released a revised draft of its Security Assessment for Personal Information and Important Data Transmitted Outside of the People's Republic of China Measures. The draft emerged just over…
  • May 25

    Hogan Lovells Launches GDPRnow App

    Hogan Lovells Launches GDPRnow App
    Exactly one year before the EU General Data Protection Regulation becomes applicable, global law firm Hogan Lovells has launched GDPRnow, a mobile application that provides companies with assistance to identify practical steps to comply with…
  • May 17

    Consumer protection enforcement is #trending: How to avoid FTC and state investigations, and what to do when you get the knock on the door

    Consumer protection enforcement is #trending: How to avoid FTC and state investigations, and what to do when you get the knock on the door
    Join us for a discussion of hot topics in Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state consumer protection enforcement. Partners Bret Cohen, Meghan Rissmiller, and Steven Steinborn will cover recent developments and enforcement trends in data…
Rank this Week: 4028

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 1925

TeleFrieden

TeleFrieden

Covers legal, regulatory, marketplace and cultural issues affecting the information, communications and entertainment industries. By Rob Frieden.

http://telefrieden.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Summary of the FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom NPRM

    Summary of the FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom NPRM
                With the election of President Donald Trump and the appointment of Ajit Pai as FCC Chairman, muscular network neutrality rules soon will evaporate as the Commission reverts to…
  • May 19

    Hidden in Plain Sight: FCC Chairman Pai’s Strategy to Further Concentrate the U.S. Wireless Marketplace

    Hidden in Plain Sight: FCC Chairman Pai’s Strategy to Further Concentrate the U.S. Wireless Marketplace
              While couched in noble terms of promoting competition, innovation and freedom, the FCC soon will combine two initiatives that will enhance the likelihood that Sprint and TMobile will stop operating as…
  • May 9

    FCC Chairman Pai's Results-Driven Decision Making

    FCC Chairman Pai's Results-Driven Decision Making
    Hello All:In a contribution to The Hill, I take issue with FCC's Chairman Pai's commitment to sound economics and empirical fact finding even as he engineers results-driven outcomes.  See…
Rank this Week: 1000

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 3740

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 25

    Centerbase Practice Management Adds Integration With NetDocument

    Centerbase Practice Management Adds Integration With NetDocument
    For some time now, I’ve been meaning to write about Centerbase, a relatively new entrant to the law practice management space. Targeted at small- and mid-sized firms, Centerbase is unique for the high degree of configurability available…
  • May 24

    Ravel Launches Law Firm Analytic

    Ravel Launches Law Firm Analytic
    The legal research service Ravel Law today announced the launch of a new feature, Firm Analytics, that provides insights on law firms’ litigation histories that can be used for competitive intelligence and research into…
  • May 24

    Notable AI News: iManage Acquires UK AI Company RAVN System

    Notable AI News: iManage Acquires UK AI Company RAVN System
    Notable news on the AI front today: the document management company iManage has acquired RAVN Systems, a UK company specializing in artificial intelligence. iManage says the acquisition “will revolutionize the way companies find,…
Rank this Week: 2508

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
  • May 25

    MBBP Clients Included in MassChallenge 2017 Startup Cla

    MBBP Clients Included in MassChallenge 2017 Startup Cla
    Firm clients DropZone for Veterans and Skelmet are among the 128 startups that will be a part of this year’s MassChallenge Boston accelerator program. MassChallenge helps the world’s highest-impact and highest-potential startups…
  • May 11

    Howard Zaharoff Co-Chairing 2017 MCLE Annual IP Law Conference

    Howard Zaharoff Co-Chairing 2017 MCLE Annual IP Law Conference
    As in previous years, intellectual property attorney Howard Zaharoff will co-chair MCLE’s 20th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference 2017. The conference will cover various intellectual property topics, including IP litigation,…
  • May 8

    Lisa Warren Moderating Panel at Northeastern University School of Law 2017 Women in the Law Conference

    Lisa Warren Moderating Panel at Northeastern University School of Law 2017 Women in the Law Conference
    Don’t miss Lisa Warren next Friday, May 19 at the Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL) 2017 Women in the Law Conference. Lisa will moderate the panel “Unlocking the Mysteries of the ‘New Girl’ Network“,…
Rank this Week: 5157

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

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

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
  • May 25

    Target Reaches $18.5 Million Dollar Settlement in Data Breach with State

    Target Reaches $18.5 Million Dollar Settlement in Data Breach with State
    It seems as though we have been writing about this case for a lifetime.  Target Corporation’s data breach saga came one step closer to a conclusion this week.  On Tuesday, Target reached an $18.5 million settlement with 47…
  • May 24

    May 2017 TCPA Digest

    May 2017 TCPA Digest
      The latest edition of the Mintz TCPA Digest has been published and you can read it hot off the presses, here. This month’s issue features updates on the latest regulatory activities and an article on a potential ruling that could…
  • May 23

    HIPAA spring check-up: Your obligations to safeguard third-party patient health information in medical records produced in litigation

    HIPAA spring check-up: Your obligations to safeguard third-party patient health information in medical records produced in litigation
    You’ve had your apple a day, but you can’t keep the subpoenas away…   And, if your organization is facing a request seeking records or other materials that may contain patient health information…
Rank this Week: 3972

Ephemerallaw

Ephemerallaw

Covers the information security and data privacy laws.

http://ephemerallaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Like Shark Tank? Wish it had more patents?

    Like Shark Tank? Wish it had more patents?
    I'm a big fan of the show Shark Tank, and am always amazed at how it takes an inherently dry process (investment due diligence) and turns it into entertainment. In this video, I take that entertainment, and graft my own commentary on the…
  • Jan 30

    The effectiveness of incentives in changing patenting behavior

    The effectiveness of incentives in changing patenting behavior
    The first article in the BJHS December 2016 special issue (Authority and ownership: the growth and wilting of medicine patenting in Georgian England (hereinafter "Authority and Ownership")) describes a sudden rise and equally precipitous fall…
  • Jan 26

    A new hope for inventors?

    A new hope for inventors?
    The Federal Circuit's recent opinion in Trading Technologies International, Inc. v. CQG, Inc., could be part of a broader trend signaling a liberalization of subject matter eligibility. As I wrote in an advisory with my colleague Doug…
Rank this Week: 1427

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • May 25

    Positive Thoughts for Bar Exam Domination

    Positive Thoughts for Bar Exam Domination
    One of the biggest challenges I have during bar prep is managing stress. Noreuil reminded us that it takes discipline to keep out negative thoughts. Whenever I start feeling stressed about studying, I force myself to take a deep breath, sit…
  • May 18

    Getting Ahead on Barbri Studying

    Getting Ahead on Barbri Studying
    […]
  • May 14

    Testing the Sweat-Proof Tee

    Testing the Sweat-Proof Tee
    I learned about the Thompson Tee. They claim their patent technology “stops 100% of underarm sweat.” I sweat constantly. I reached out to Thompson Tee and asked to test their shirt. They sent me the shirt of my choice to put…
Rank this Week: 3806

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

Provides practical insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as law schools and legal education. By Professor Robert Anderson.

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • May 24

    Some skepticism about bar exam skepticism

    Some skepticism about bar exam skepticism
    The pass rate on the California bar exam last July was the lowest since 1984. This has sent many people scrambling for an explanation for the dive in the pass rate. In reality, however, the reason for the drop is not mysterious. The main…
  • May 16

    Ranking Law Schools by Employment, 2016-2017 Edition

    Ranking Law Schools by Employment, 2016-2017 Edition
    The American Bar Association has released the new 2016 employment data for law schools. Every year, this release prompts significant commentary about how the data should be interpreted. The disclosures contain over 100 categories of…
  • May 5

    Why is Delaware so dominant in corporate law?

    Why is Delaware so dominant in corporate law?
    Why is Delaware so dominant in corporate law? The traditional story among most practicing corporate lawyers is that Delaware's superior corporate law, judiciary, and responsiveness allowed it to win an interstate competition for corporate…
Rank this Week: 1883

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
  • May 24

    Folding and Automobile-Transportable Camping Tent

    Folding and Automobile-Transportable Camping Tent
    Written By: Roland Casillas      Web and Blog EditorPatent No. 3,375,836AFolding and Automobile-Transportable Camping TentInventors: Lara Domeneghetti Description: I had recently gone camping and will hopefully doing more…
  • May 15

    The Patent Attorney in Popular Culture

    The Patent Attorney in Popular Culture
    The Patent Attorney in Popular Culture Robert M. Jarvis Popular culture is filled with lawyers. Prosecutors and defenders are the most commonly seen, with civil litigators following closely behind. Patent attorneys, on the other…
  • Apr 17

    Evolution of Portable Music Player

    Evolution of Portable Music Player
    Evolution of Music PlayersWritten By: Roland Casillas       Web and Blog EditorWith Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival currently taking place, I thought it would be interesting to look into our past and see what…
Rank this Week: 1938

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

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

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • May 24

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ May 2017

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ May 2017
    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:…
  • May 17

    Details of FCC’s Repack Plans for LPTV and TV Translator Stations Emerge

    Details of FCC’s Repack Plans for LPTV and TV Translator Stations Emerge
    Ever since the idea of holding an incentive auction to reclaim and repurpose broadcast spectrum for new wireless uses first surfaced, a major concern has been how to balance full power stations’ need to replicate their pre-auction…
  • Apr 27

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ April 2017

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ April 2017
    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:…
Rank this Week: 3355

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/
Rank this Week: 4066

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

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

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3780

This Business of Law

This Business of Law

The intersection of law practice, marketing, and technology. Leverage technology to increase revenue.

http://thisbusinessoflaw.com
  • May 24

    Three Considerations for Attorneys after Major ABA Ethics Ruling

    Three Considerations for Attorneys after Major ABA Ethics Ruling
    If you’re an attorney who has been paying only marginal attention to the online security of your confidential client communications, perhaps this month’s ruling from the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on…
  • Feb 13

    How to Sign Up to Get New Clients through Avvo Legal Service

    How to Sign Up to Get New Clients through Avvo Legal Service
    Avvo has created a platform that connects lawyers who need paying clients with clients who need straightforward, unbundled legal services at a clearly-defined price.  And there are a lot of lawyers out there who need paying clients.…
  • Feb 1

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer
    Business development and marketing aren't what they used to be. The first step in successful business development is understanding today's consumer. The post Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer appeared first on This…
Rank this Week: 1273