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Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 4972

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

News and comments on Business Law. By Dilworth Paxson L.L.P.

http://www.databreachninja.com/
  • Feb 10

    “Ew Part II: EU/US Reach Privacy Shield Agreement”

    “Ew Part II: EU/US Reach Privacy Shield Agreement”
    It’s been four months since the EU invalidated the Safe Harbor agreement that had been allowing US companies to transfer data into and out of the EU despite the EU’s more stringent privacy laws.  I wrote about that here. In…
  • Jan 27

    “Bark But No Bite for Cybersecurity Act of 2015?”

    “Bark But No Bite for Cybersecurity Act of 2015?”
    Yes, I’m late to the party.  President Obama signed the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 into law over a month ago.  Plenty of ink has already been spilled about it.  The act encourages, but does not require, companies to share…
  • Jan 14

    “Cyberinsured Staying Alive – After Summary Judgment”

    “Cyberinsured Staying Alive – After Summary Judgment”
    There are few cases interpreting stand-alone cyberinsurance policies.  So, when there is a development in one of them, however unrelated to the novel construction issues raised by these new(ish) policies, it’s worth a word. …
Rank this Week: 2030

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/
  • Feb 10

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine
    One of the best features that Lex Machina provides for Intellectual Property attorneys is their increased accuracy of information pulled from PACER. The improvements that Lex Machina has made on Cause-of-Action (CoA) and Nature- of-Suit (NoS)…
  • Feb 8

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City.] This year’s ABA Tech Show is from March…
  • Jan 28

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer
    I received multiple forwards of this article entitled "The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Lawyer." Apparently, I can't just enjoy things anymore. I thought it was a good article. I found much in it that I liked. A properly balanced individual…
Rank this Week: 1349

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
  • Feb 10

    MPAA May Like Donuts, but They Shouldn’t Be the (Copyright) Police

    MPAA May Like Donuts, but They Shouldn’t Be the (Copyright) Police
    The companies and organizations that run the Internet’s domain name system shouldn’t be in the business of policing the contents of websites, or enforcing laws that can impinge on free speech. The staff of ICANN, the organization…
  • Feb 9

    White House Executive Order on Privacy Falls Short

    White House Executive Order on Privacy Falls Short
    This morning, the White House announced an Executive Order establishing a federal interagency privacy council composed of senior privacy officials from two dozen federal agencies. While seeming to offer some promise, however, the council has…
  • Feb 9

    Not Mormon®, But Still Mormon

    Not Mormon®, But Still Mormon
    Who is a Mormon? This is a fundamental question of self-identity, religion, and even Wikipedia. One would think, however, that that answer would not be found in trademark law. Intellectual Reserve, Inc. (IRI), which owns and manages the…
Rank this Week: 1969

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 1747

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
  • Feb 10

    Lapsed and Abandoned Domain Names Returned to General Pool

    Lapsed and Abandoned Domain Names Returned to General Pool
    Unlike trademarks that are owned (even if not registered) domain names are leased for renewable periods without end, but can be lost by unintentionally failing to renew registrations or intentionally abandoning them. The stronger the mark the…
  • Feb 5

    No Barrier to Reading Across the Dot

    No Barrier to Reading Across the Dot
    Even before the introduction of new top level domains in 2014 Panels had grappled with the before and after the dot issue with country code suffixes. The traditional procedure is to compare the characters of the accused domain names with the…
  • Jan 25

    Taking a Second Bite: Rehearing a Decided Case

    Taking a Second Bite: Rehearing a Decided Case
    The UDRP has no specific rules for rehearing or reconsidering a complaint. It is one of those legal issues left to the ingenuity of panelists and authorized by Rule 15(a): “A Panel shall decide a complaint on the basis of “any…
Rank this Week: 142

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Covers eDiscovery, social media archiving, and trial presentation solutions.

http://www.nextpoint.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Does Legal Tech Really Need More Lawyers?

    Does Legal Tech Really Need More Lawyers?
    Software built for lawyers by lawyers — a number of legal tech startups have recently etched this on their marketing sandwich boards. And, a recent thought-provoking post on Lawyerist.com suggested the underlying problem…
  • Feb 4

    Nextpoint Helps Draft First Cloud Security Standards for Law Firm

    Nextpoint Helps Draft First Cloud Security Standards for Law Firm
    Nearly a decade after we moved our eDiscovery platform to Amazon Web Services, making it accessible from anywhere without expensive infrastructure, it’s become increasingly common for law firms to manage their clients’ data in the…
  • Jan 28

    Free Webinars: Learn Strategic eDiscovery Skills for Attorney

    Free Webinars: Learn Strategic eDiscovery Skills for Attorney
    As a litigator, you may view eDiscovery is a necessary evil; and discovery software as a basic and necessary remedy. The use of document review software has become ubiquitous at law firms of every size, and most teams are leaning on…
Rank this Week: 1906

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
Rank this Week: 188

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Feb 10

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 28: Privacy Risks From the Source Code Rule

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 28: Privacy Risks From the Source Code Rule
    Yesterday's Trouble with the TPP post examined some of the uncertainty created by the surprising e-commerce provision that involves restrictions on source code disclosures. KEI notes that governments have not been shy about requiring source…
  • Feb 9

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 27: Source Code Disclosure Confusion

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 27: Source Code Disclosure Confusion
    Another Trouble with the TPP is its foray into the software industry. One of the more surprising provisions in the TPP's e-commerce chapter was the inclusion of a restriction on mandated source code disclosure. Article 14.17 states: No Party…
  • Feb 8

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 26: Why It Limits Canadian Cultural Policie

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 26: Why It Limits Canadian Cultural Policie
    The intersection between the TPP and Canadian cultural policies is likely to emerge as one of the more controversial aspects of the TPP, particularly given the government's emphasis on a stronger cultural policy in its election platform.…
Rank this Week: 2442

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Feb 10

    Ant Simulation Game Canceled – The Buggy-ness of Crowdfunding Under the Magnifying Gla

    Ant Simulation Game Canceled – The Buggy-ness of Crowdfunding Under the Magnifying Gla
    Imagine if you had a great idea for a new bicycle rental business that allows customers to rent bicycles through a smartphone app. While you can develop the software, you do not have the money to buy the hardware, bicycles and bicycle racks.…
  • Feb 10

    Could Technology that Reduces the Need for Billable Hours Pose a Threat to Lawyers?

    Could Technology that Reduces the Need for Billable Hours Pose a Threat to Lawyers?
    Lawyers, and the practice of law, have played a key role throughout history and continue to do so today. For centuries, lawyers have had a fairly consistent process of analyzing the law and offering their services to others. Over the past…
  • Feb 9

    2016 Presidential Election and the Future of Net Neutrality

    2016 Presidential Election and the Future of Net Neutrality
    There are many hot-button issues being discussed in the series of presidential debates, as Americans are concerned about who is going to shape the future of the country. One issue, in particular, is that the next president will have a…
Rank this Week: 1203

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/
  • Feb 10

    "All In' -- Good News for California's $56 Million Investment in Search for Diabetes Cure

    "All In' -- Good News for California's $56 Million Investment in Search for Diabetes Cure
    A $56 million bet by the state of California on a diabetes cure is showing additional promise that it will ultimately pay off.The latest indication came last week when Big Pharma’s Johnson & Johnson went “all in” on…
  • Feb 6

    Big Money and Big Science: The Battle Over CRISPR

    Big Money and Big Science: The Battle Over CRISPR
    CRISPR: It’s simply a billion dollar matter of learning more or earning more. At least that’s the view of a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist at the Los Angeles Times. “A case of big money shaping science” said the…
  • Feb 5

    California's Stem Cell Agency to Tackle Host of Touchy Issues on Human Genetic Change

    California's Stem Cell Agency to Tackle Host of Touchy Issues on Human Genetic Change
    California's stem cell agency yesterday embarked on what is likely to be an exhaustive review of genetic alteration of human embryos with likely recommendations for changes in the $3 billion research effort.The 11-year-old agency plans to…
Rank this Week: 1379

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Vendors Propose Cloud Security Standards for Legal Product

    Vendors Propose Cloud Security Standards for Legal Product
    It is now generally accepted that lawyers may use cloud-computing platforms without violating legal ethics rules. Even so, however, many states say that lawyers who use the cloud have a duty to make reasonable efforts to ensure that the cloud…
  • Feb 9

    Avvo Officially Launches its Fixed-Fee Legal Services in 18 State

    Avvo Officially Launches its Fixed-Fee Legal Services in 18 State
    Last month, this blog was the first to report the news that Avvo was beginning to roll out a service, called Avvo Legal Services, offering fixed-fee, limited-scope legal services through a network of attorneys. At that point, the service was…
  • Feb 9

    New Lex Machina Feature Corrects Erroneous Lawyer Listings in PACER

    New Lex Machina Feature Corrects Erroneous Lawyer Listings in PACER
    Legal analytics company Lex Machina — which LexisNexis acquired in November — is introducing a new feature today that is designed to correct and improve upon the information PACER provides about attorneys of record in federal…
Rank this Week: 169

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Feb 10

    Tales of Proportionality and Predictive Coding

    Tales of Proportionality and Predictive Coding
    A funny thing happened in 2015: courts regularly applied proportionality analysis to the scope of discovery and discussed predictive coding like it was normal. Here is the shocking thing: both topics are “normal” and should not be…
  • Feb 3

    LegalTech NY 2016: Exhibit Hall Award

    LegalTech NY 2016: Exhibit Hall Award
    Day 2 of this year’s LegalTech New York is in full swing, from the keynote on spying to the plenary session on mitigating risk. For those following along from home or who haven’t had a chance to walk the exhibit hall, here are the…
  • Feb 1

    Taking Legal Tech Security Seriously

    Taking Legal Tech Security Seriously
    Here at Everlaw, we take security seriously. We know that our customers place a great deal of trust in us, and we work hard to keep that trust every day. Below are some of our key security policies and practices. While not an exhaustive list,…
Rank this Week: 916

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Feb 10

    Tales of Proportionality and Predictive Coding

    Tales of Proportionality and Predictive Coding
    A funny thing happened in 2015: courts regularly applied proportionality analysis to the scope of discovery and discussed predictive coding like it was normal. Here is the shocking thing: both topics are “normal” and should not be…
  • Feb 3

    LegalTech NY 2016: Exhibit Hall Award

    LegalTech NY 2016: Exhibit Hall Award
    Day 2 of this year’s LegalTech New York is in full swing, from the keynote on spying to the plenary session on mitigating risk. For those following along from home or who haven’t had a chance to walk the exhibit hall, here are the…
  • Feb 1

    Taking Legal Tech Security Seriously

    Taking Legal Tech Security Seriously
    Here at Everlaw, we take security seriously. We know that our customers place a great deal of trust in us, and we work hard to keep that trust every day. Below are some of our key security policies and practices. While not an exhaustive list,…
Rank this Week: 857

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

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

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
  • Feb 10

    Amended version of Judicial Redress Act passes the Senate; now goes back to the House

    Amended version of Judicial Redress Act passes the Senate; now goes back to the House
    The US Senate passed the amended version of the Judicial Redress Act on February 9.  The amendments, which tie the Umbrella Agreement to Safe Harbor 2.0 (now dubbed the US-EU “Privacy Shield”), now go back to the House…
  • Feb 9

    Will free apps soon be dead in Europe?

    Will free apps soon be dead in Europe?
    As we’ve discussed previously, the GDPR significantly limits user consent as a basis for processing personal data.  One interesting question is whether the new rules on consent will kill free apps in Europe.  Free apps…
  • Feb 5

    Latest OCR Enforcement Action: Underbed Storage is Not Appropriate for PHI

    Latest OCR Enforcement Action: Underbed Storage is Not Appropriate for PHI
    Written by Kate Stewart Recent enforcement actions by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) have highlighted that, not surprisingly, Covered Entities should not leave…
Rank this Week: 3684

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Feb 10

    20 years of the Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace

    20 years of the Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace
    John Perry Barlow’s A Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace was published 20 years ago. While it is something that tends to concern mostly Internet regulation theorists, it is surprising just how relevant it continues to be. The…
  • Feb 3

    European Court of Human Rights revisits intermediary liability

    European Court of Human Rights revisits intermediary liability
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has revisited the issue of liability for Internet intermediaries in the case of Magyar Tartalomszolgáltatók Egyesülete and Index.Hu v Hungary. This is the second time in less than…
  • Jan 30

    California judge reaches decision in PETA’s monkey selfie case

    California judge reaches decision in PETA’s monkey selfie case
    A judge in California has dismissed a copyright case brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), where the animal rights organisation claimed that it represented the monkey that took the famous selfie depicted above. The…
Rank this Week: 2556

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Feb 10

    If You Need An App To Celebrate Valentine's Day...

    If You Need An App To Celebrate Valentine's Day...
    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.
  • Feb 10

    Complete Google Security Checkup - Get 2GB Of Free Storage

    Complete Google Security Checkup - Get 2GB Of Free Storage
    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.
  • Feb 9

    Wearable Computing - It's In Our Jean

    Wearable Computing - It's In Our Jean
    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: 2608

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1494

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Feb 9

    Various Observations from LegalTech 2016: eDiscovery Trend

    Various Observations from LegalTech 2016: eDiscovery Trend
    At the start of the year, one of the goals that I identified for the blog this year was to provide more perspectives from other professionals in the industry. Not only does that give our readership different points of view, but it also saves…
  • Feb 8

    Europe and US Agree to Replace Safe Harbor with a Shield: eDiscovery Trend

    Europe and US Agree to Replace Safe Harbor with a Shield: eDiscovery Trend
    While many of us were at LegalTech® New York 2016 last week, an important new framework for transatlantic data flows was agreed upon – the EU-US Privacy Shield.       Related StoriesChanges in…
  • Feb 7

    Changes in Federal Rules Result in Reversal of Adverse Inference Sanction: eDiscovery Case Law

    Changes in Federal Rules Result in Reversal of Adverse Inference Sanction: eDiscovery Case Law
    In Nuvasive, Inc. v. Madsen Med. Inc., California Chief District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz, considering new standards imposed under recently amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e), granted the plaintiff’s motion for an order…
Rank this Week: 4650

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Feb 9

    Smart Cities – The Cyber Security and Privacy Implications of Ubiquitous Urban Computing

    Smart Cities – The Cyber Security and Privacy Implications of Ubiquitous Urban Computing
    The rapid growth of embedded computing and the “Internet of Things” (IoT) have been felt in many industries and areas, but few organizations and jurisdictions have been affected as quickly and as deeply as cities.  The…
  • Feb 9

    A New Case (of Chilling Effects?) Against DMCA Counter-Notice Sender

    A New Case (of Chilling Effects?) Against DMCA Counter-Notice Sender
    E. TV Networks has filed copyright infringement claims in federal district court against Google and sixteen YouTube users. The targeted users sent DMCA counter-notices to YouTube following E. TV’s requested takedowns of videos…
  • Feb 8

    Digital trespass -- what is it and why you should care.

    Digital trespass -- what is it and why you should care.
    "No digital trespassing! Violators will be sued. Survivors will be sued again!" Ever seen that sign? Not likely. That's because, technically, there is no law against digital trespassing per se. This occurs when your grandma's new universal…
Rank this Week: 976

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 9

    IRS Audit – Accounting and Controls Need to be Improved for Excess Collection

    IRS Audit – Accounting and Controls Need to be Improved for Excess Collection
    News release: “Ninety percent of the records in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Excess Collection File (XSF) represent $4.75 billion in credits to which taxpayers no longer have a legal claim. This is a finding in an audit report…
  • Feb 9

    Executive Order – Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

    Executive Order – Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
    “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to enhance cybersecurity awareness and protections at all levels of Government, business, and society, to protect…
  • Feb 9

    President Obama’s new Cybersecurity National Action Plan

    President Obama’s new Cybersecurity National Action Plan
    “What is the President’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP)? It’s the capstone of more than seven years of effort from this administration that takes near-term actions and puts in place a long-term strategy to ensure…
Rank this Week: 46

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/
  • Feb 9

    KidVid Reports Moving to LMS

    KidVid Reports Moving to LMS
    Starting March 31, Form 398 will be filed through the Licensing and Management System portal Attention, all you Class A and commercial TV licensees. The Commission has announced that the next time you go to file a quarterly Children’s…
  • Feb 5

    Is Wi-Fi in Danger?

    Is Wi-Fi in Danger?
    Upcoming tests seek to predict whether Wi-Fi can survive cell companies’ using its frequency bands. (Like it says in that disclaimer over to the right, this post reflects the opinions of its author – not his law firm, its other…
  • Feb 5

    Telecom Tickler 2016 – CPNI Certifications Due By March 1

    Telecom Tickler 2016 – CPNI Certifications Due By March 1
    It’s that time of year again – time for our annual reminder to most (but not necessarily all) telecommunications carriers and interconnected VoIP providers that your CPNI certifications are due by March 1, 2016. As described by…
Rank this Week: 3244

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/
  • Feb 9

    Popular Science Likes Our Book

    Popular Science Likes Our Book
    Robot Law is the front of their homepage today, and the subject of an article, Rock ‘em, sock ‘em, cross examine ‘em.
  • Feb 2

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!
    This is exciting: just got my first copy of “Robot Law,” a book I edited with Ryan Calo and Ian Kerr. I suppose I might be a little biased, but I think it’s a pretty darn good collection that will … Continue reading…
  • Jan 29

    Celebrating Groundhog Day in Miami?

    Celebrating Groundhog Day in Miami?
    Due to an aside I delivered in class, my Administrative Law students have expressed an interest in celebrating Groundhog Day, which is Feb. 2. My initial reaction was a bit negative: How, living in Florida, can this be anything but ……
Rank this Week: 16

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/
Rank this Week: 2156

Info/Law

Info/Law

Covers information, law, and the law of information. By Professors William McGeveran, Derek Bambauer and Tim Armstrong.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/infolaw
  • Feb 9

    Tyler Broker on Expanding the “No Speculation” Test in Free Speech Case

    Tyler Broker on Expanding the “No Speculation” Test in Free Speech Case
    My friend and former student Tyler Broker is publishing an interesting and provocative free speech essay in the Gonzaga Law Review. I’ve asked Tyler to prepare a guest blog post. A draft of the full essay is available here. Who would be…
  • Jan 30

    Is Free Speech for Assholes?

    Is Free Speech for Assholes?
    The College of Law at the University of Arizona is holding a First Amendment conference in February; the public lecture, which features a bevy of free speech luminaries, is titled, “Is Free Speech for Assholes?” The panel will…
  • Jan 19

    Does the Ninth Circuit’s “Dancing Baby” Decision Mean Anything for Fair Use Under the DMCA’s Anticircumvention Rules?

    Does the Ninth Circuit’s “Dancing Baby” Decision Mean Anything for Fair Use Under the DMCA’s Anticircumvention Rules?
    Last fall, in Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., the Ninth Circuit ruled that copyright owners are required to have a procedure (even if it is mostly an automated, computer-implemented procedure) in place to consider whether someone…
Rank this Week: 1435

CompuSavvy's Word & WordPerfect…

CompuSavvy's Word & WordPerfect Tips

Tips about MS Word and WordPerfect with some advice targeted to legal professionals.

http://compusavvy.wordpress.com
  • Feb 9

    My new Word 2016 book is now available on Amazon

    My new Word 2016 book is now available on Amazon
    My new book, Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Word 2016, is available on Amazon.com.  Not merely an update of my Word 2010 book, it contains many brand-new tutorials (including the ones about creating, generating, and…
  • Jan 3

    Office 2016 update (patch) disables customization

    Office 2016 update (patch) disables customization
    Microsoft recently confirmed that its December 17, 2015 update (patch) for the Office 2016 suite[1] wiped out customizations for some users, including AutoText entries, AutoComplete entries, styles, macros, and similar items.  In…
  • Jan 3

    Office 2016 upgrade (patch) disables customization

    Office 2016 upgrade (patch) disables customization
    Microsoft recently confirmed that its December 17, 2015 upgrade (patch) for the Office 2016 suite[1] wiped out customizations for some users, including AutoText entries, AutoComplete entries, styles, macros, and similar items.  In…
Rank this Week: 4472

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
  • Feb 9

    Lumen View Technology, LLC. v. Findthebest.com, INC., No. 2015-1275, 1325 (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Lumen View Technology, LLC. v. Findthebest.com, INC., No. 2015-1275, 1325 (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    Written By: David Youngkin Recently the Federal Circuit in Lumen View Technology LLC v. Findthebest.com, Inc. upheld the district courts finding of exceptionality.  However, the Federal Circuit found it was improper to double the…
  • Jan 12

    Belden Inc., v. Berk-Tek LLC., No. 2014-1575, -1576 (Fed. Cir. 2015)

    Belden Inc., v. Berk-Tek LLC., No. 2014-1575, -1576 (Fed. Cir. 2015)
    Written by: Justin Blaufeld Belden and Berk-Tek compete in making and selling telecommunications cable and cabling systems. In 2012, Berk-Tek's predecessor (Nexans, Inc.) petitioned for inter partes review of Belden's U.S. Patent No.…
  • Jan 8

    Patent No. U.S. 9,126,487 B2

    Patent No. U.S. 9,126,487 B2
    Written By: Roland Casillas, Web and Blog Editor Patent No. U.S. 9,126,487 B2   Hoverboard which Generates Magnetic lift to Carry a Person   Inventors: D. Gregory Henderson, Shauna Moran, Mitchell Dougherty, Victor…
Rank this Week: 2433

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Feb 9

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner
    Researchers show how hackers can manipulate the remote on-off device installed on some air conditioners to cause a blackout. The post How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 9

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing
    The thumb drives gathering dust in your desk drawer could help to open one of the world's most closed countries. The post Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 8

    It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence

    It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence
    John Perry Barlow stands by his Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace, the libertarian idea that lit up the Internet on this day in 1996. The post It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 13

AlphaTech Counsel

AlphaTech Counsel

Covers legal and business issues for entrepreneurs and emerging companies.

http://alphatechcounsel.com/blog
  • Feb 9

    Got EU Data?

    Got EU Data?
    Emerging tech companies take note - if you collect the personal data of European citizens from the United States, or otherwise transfer that data to the U.S., your legal obligations may change soon.
  • May 18

    AlphaTakes – The Basics of Capitalization Table

    AlphaTakes – The Basics of Capitalization Table
    In this AlphaTakes video, paralegal Macy Stoneback provides a brief summary of the capitalization table (“cap table”) for an emerging technology. Here are the key takeaways from this video: (1) The cap table shows the outstanding…
  • May 7

    AlphaTakes – Most Common Types of Securities Issued Investor Financing

    AlphaTakes – Most Common Types of Securities Issued Investor Financing
    In this AlphaTakes video, Matt Storms discusses the most common types of securities issued in investor financing of privately held emerging technology companies. Since most emerging technology companies are organized as corporations due to…
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Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

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

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
  • Feb 9

    Identity stolen? Then check out the FTC’s website identitytheft.gov!

    Identity stolen? Then check out the FTC’s website identitytheft.gov!
    FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez praised the new identitytheft.gov website because millions “of Americans have been victims of identity theft, and until now, there has not been a single site where they can quickly file an official…
  • Feb 5

    Watch out for Cybersecurity Threats to IoT (Internet of Things) Medical Devices!

    Watch out for Cybersecurity Threats to IoT (Internet of Things) Medical Devices!
    The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidelines since all IoT “medical devices that use software and are connected to hospital and health care organizations’ networks have vulnerabilities—some we can…
  • Feb 2

    Read you Cyberinsurance policies closely since they may not cover your loses!

    Read you Cyberinsurance policies closely since they may not cover your loses!
    Everyone needs to review their cyberinsurance polices following the December 2015  “multi-billion dollar loss after hackers cut electric power to more than 80,000 Ukrainians last month,” Reuters reported that many…
Rank this Week: 3758

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 2153

LegalTypist

LegalTypist

Covers legal technology.

http://blog.legaltypist.com/
  • Feb 9

    My 3 Words for 2016

    My 3 Words for 2016
    As those who have paid attention to me over the years may recall, I follow and admire @chrisbrogan as a no-nonsense, direct and reliable person to learn more about how to network and be social in the digital world. Every … Continue…
  • Feb 1

    The Legal Trade Show Survival Guide

    The Legal Trade Show Survival Guide
    This podcast originally published in 2012, will help you make the most of your next legal trade show experience as Senior Law Practice Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, Jared Correia chats with Andrea Cannavina CEO of LegalTypist,…
  • Apr 21

    60 Sites in 60 Minutes 2000-2015 #ABATECHSHOW

    60 Sites in 60 Minutes 2000-2015 #ABATECHSHOW
    Definitely one of the most popular presentations of TechShow is the last presentation held Saturday morning, entitled 60 Sites in 60 Minutes. I had a link to the ABA website page which linked to all the 60 Sites in 60 Minutes presentations,…
Rank this Week: 2663

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Feb 9

    U.S. Patent No. 8,678,928: System and method to deliver video game

    U.S. Patent No. 8,678,928: System and method to deliver video game
    U.S. Patent No. 8,678,928: System and method to deliver video gamesIssued Mar. 25, 2014, to AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.Summary:The ‘928 patent covers set-top boxes that rely on user logins to access previous game information.…
  • Feb 3

    Job Vacancy: Digital Image Rights and Reproduction Specialist

    Job Vacancy: Digital Image Rights and Reproduction Specialist
    I don't normally post job openings, but this one looked cool. The Smithsonian Institution is looking for someone that researches, negotiates, obtains, and documents licenses from copyright holders to use images of NPG collection objects in…
  • Feb 2

    U.S. Patent No. 8,535,151: Multimedia-based video game distribution

    U.S. Patent No. 8,535,151: Multimedia-based video game distribution
    U.S. Patent 8,535,151: Multimedia-based video game distributionIssued Sep. 17, 2013, to AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.Summary:The ‘151 patent describes a system for selecting games from a content provider. A user selects a game…
Rank this Week: 2470

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/
Rank this Week: 3525

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
  • Feb 9

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-08

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-08
    SCO slapped in latest round of eternal 'Who owns UNIX?' lawsuit https://t.co/YKTwqIL3l4 -> God Can Stop Piracy, Research Finds https://t.co/OBurT4u227 -> No-show cybersquatter liable for $1.2 million | IPPro The Internet news…
  • Feb 8

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-07

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-07
    Twitter suspends 125,000 accounts for promoting terrorism, most related to ISIS https://t.co/m5wgw48ZIs -> Courthouse News Service https://t.co/nnTKwyFM2B -> Copyhype Friday’s Endnotes – 02/05/16 https://t.co/qrH06Ow55w…
  • Feb 7

    Does the TPP Protect Canadian Cultural Policy?

    Does the TPP Protect Canadian Cultural Policy?
    This is a guest post by Peter Grant. Peter S. Grant is Counsel at McCarthy Tétrault LLP.  He is an expert on communications and cultural policy, and the co-author of Blockbusters and Trade Wars: Popular Culture in a Globalized…
Rank this Week: 1674

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Feb 8

    Happy Mardi Gras!

    Happy Mardi Gras!
    Here in New Orleans, we are celebrating Mardi Gras today. I suspect that most of you know a little something about Mardi Gras, even if you haven't been here for it, although your impression of it from afar may be...
  • Feb 4

    In the new

    In the new
    Lots of folks are looking forward to the Super Bowl this weekend, and at the school that my kids attend here in New Orleans there will even be a pep rally for Peyton Manning today. (Manning is an alumnus of...
  • Feb 1

    Review: Tom Bihn Ristretto -- messenger bag for iPad Pro

    Review: Tom Bihn Ristretto -- messenger bag for iPad Pro
    After purchasing an iPad Pro in November of 2015, I started looking for a messenger-style bag to use with it because the iPad Pro was too big to comfortably fit in the bag that I had been using for my...
Rank this Week: 3896

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/
  • Feb 8

    Video Killed the Radio Star… And the Internet Killed Cable

    Video Killed the Radio Star… And the Internet Killed Cable
    By Tyler Quillin This article began with an interest in the disparity between last year’s SEC Network and Pac12 Network revenue yields. However, research led to an even more disruptive evolution in cable television delivery – the…
  • Feb 3

    YouTube Remixers & Small Statutory Offenders in Focu

    YouTube Remixers & Small Statutory Offenders in Focu
    By Andrew H. Fuller There is little doubt that YouTube content creators have been causing waves in the copyright world since its inception. For example, in 2009, YouTube started to mute the audio tracks of any videos or streams posted by…
  • Feb 1

    How May I Serve You? Facebook as A Means of Serving Notice and Summon

    How May I Serve You? Facebook as A Means of Serving Notice and Summon
    By Samuel Daheim For many, the internet has become the primary means of storing, disseminating, and receiving information in personal affairs. We often regard the web as the most convenient and accessible method of communicating. The question…
Rank this Week: 3174

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Feb 8

    The Value of Terms Limits: YouTube’s Broadly Defined TOS Does the Trick

    The Value of Terms Limits: YouTube’s Broadly Defined TOS Does the Trick
    Frequent readers of our blog will recall that in prior posts on companies such as Uber, Ashley Madison and Twitter, we have stressed the importance of having a robust terms of service (TOS) agreement. In many instances, TOS, if adeptly…
  • Feb 5

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 2/5/16

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 2/5/16
    Augmented reality goes to the Superbowl; Cisco commits to the Internet of Things with a billion-dollar embrace (even as IBM belatedly embraces the cloud); the staying power of the sharing economy is questioned; and more … As…
  • Feb 3

    The ITC Tries an En Banc Shot to Redefine Its Regulatory Authority

    The ITC Tries an En Banc Shot to Redefine Its Regulatory Authority
    In our recent post, Living in a Nonmaterial World: Determining IP Rights for Digital Data, we discussed the potential impact of the Federal Circuit decision in ClearCorrect v. ITC, 2014-1527, in which the appeals court held that the…
Rank this Week: 262

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
  • Feb 8

    European Multi-Stakeholder Group Releases Connected Vehicles Report

    European Multi-Stakeholder Group Releases Connected Vehicles Report
    Connected cars can generate large volumes of data, including data on engine performance, location, and driver behaviour. The European Commission has convened multi-stakeholder groups to figure out how to organize access to that data in a…
  • Feb 4

    Russia Releases Data Localization Inspection Plan for 2016

    Russia Releases Data Localization Inspection Plan for 2016
    In mid-January, the territorial divisions of Russia’s Data Protection Authority, Roskomnadzor, uploaded their 2016 plans for conducting inspections of local companies’ compliance with Russia’s data localization requirements,…
  • Feb 3

    International Data Transfers – The Uncertainty Continue

    International Data Transfers – The Uncertainty Continue
    Following the announcement by the European Commission of the newly agreed EU-US Privacy Shield, the missing piece of the jigsaw was the Article 29 Working Party's stance on the adequacy of the existing mechanisms in place—in particular,…
Rank this Week: 3732

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: 3490

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Feb 7

    I Want to Outsource my Life

    I Want to Outsource my Life
    If I could outsource sleeping, I would. If there was a way to go 24-48 hours without sleeping and still being able to function, I would, but I can’t. Since I can’t outsource sleeping, I want to be more efficient about how I use my…
  • Jan 30

    My Dog Smell

    My Dog Smell
    My dog smells.
  • Jan 24

    Arizona Independents: Declare a Party for the Presidential Primary

    Arizona Independents: Declare a Party for the Presidential Primary
    Registered Independents are the largest group of registered voters in Arizona – 35% of eligible votes the last time I checked. By our sheer numbers, we have a lot of influence – but we can’t exert that influence in the…
Rank this Week: 3538

Cyberleagle

Cyberleagle

Graham Smith's blog on law, IT, the Internet and new media

http://cyberleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 7

    No Content: Metadata and the draft Investigatory Powers Bill

    No Content: Metadata and the draft Investigatory Powers Bill
    Puzzled and confused by the draft Investigatory Powers Bill? You are in good company, according to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee which last week delivered a report on the technological issues raised by the draft Bill.…
  • Jan 16

    An itemised phone bill like none ever seen

    An itemised phone bill like none ever seen
    [Adapted from my evidence (PDF) to the Joint Parliamentary Committee scrutinising the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill]Mandatory retention of Internet Connection Records - destination IP address, service name (e.g. Facebook or…
  • Jan 2

    Internet legal developments to look out for in 2016

    Internet legal developments to look out for in 2016
    A preview of some of the UK internet legal developments that we can expect in 2016. Some topics are perennial (see 2015 and 2014), some are new.EU copyright reform In December 2015 the European Commission published, as part of…
Rank this Week: 1962

Information Technology Law Blog

Information Technology Law Blog

Covers social media, e-discovery, privacy, and intellectual property. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michiganitlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2671

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Feb 5

    TWiL 335: Lawyers In Latex

    TWiL 335: Lawyers In Latex
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Joe Mornin Software engineer and lawyer Joe Mornin, the Fine Bros reaction to the internet's reaction, more selfie animals, using DMCA notices as a marketing tool and more! Download or subscribe to…
  • Jan 22

    TWiL 334: Warrant Canary In A Law Mine

    TWiL 334: Warrant Canary In A Law Mine
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guests: Eric Goldman, Declan McCullagh ISIS and Twitter's liability, anonymity and identity on the blockchain, the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Consumer Review Freedom Act, beware of low-flying Ubers and…
  • Jan 15

    TWiL 333: Who the EFF are you?

    TWiL 333: Who the EFF are you?
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guests: Ana Georgina Alba Betancourt, Christopher Koopman Sharing economics, music label Monstercat's new business model, judge says the monkey can't own his selfie and more! Download or subscribe to this…
Rank this Week: 28

New Media & Technology Law Blog

New Media & Technology Law Blog

Covers intellectual property, data security, online marketing and online commerce. By Proskauer.

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com
  • Feb 5

    Website HTML Is Copyrightable, Even If Look and Feel Is Not

    Website HTML Is Copyrightable, Even If Look and Feel Is Not
    In a notable ruling last month, a California district court ruled that the HTML underlying a custom search results page of an online advertising creation platform is copyrightable. In Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC v. Netseer Inc., No. 14-3883,…
  • Jan 14

    FTC Releases Big Data Report Outlining Risks, Benefits and Legal Hurdle

    FTC Releases Big Data Report Outlining Risks, Benefits and Legal Hurdle
    The big data revolution is quietly chugging along:  devices, sensors, websites and networks are collecting and producing significant amounts of data, the cost of data storage continues to plummet, public and private sector interest in…
  • Jan 4

    FTC Issues Enforcement Policy Statement on Native Advertising in New Media

    FTC Issues Enforcement Policy Statement on Native Advertising in New Media
    Digital media marketers are aggressively increasing the use of so-called sponsored content, or native advertising to reach new customers.  Particularly with the growing use of ad blockers on web and mobile browsers, marketers have sought…
Rank this Week: 3555