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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 31

    EFF Explains Research on How Internet Users Were Caught in Traffic Slowdown

    EFF Explains Research on How Internet Users Were Caught in Traffic Slowdown
    EFF – “Almost any time you access the Internet, your computer transmits and receives data that travels across not only your own Internet provider’s network, but also the networks of Internet backbone providers and other ISPs…
  • Oct 31

    Second GPFI/BIS conference explores implications of rapid progress on digital financial inclusion

    Second GPFI/BIS conference explores implications of rapid progress on digital financial inclusion
    News release: “The Financial Stability Institute of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) hosted the second G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) Conference on Standard-Setting Bodies and Financial Inclusion…
  • Oct 31

    Basel III: the net stable funding ratio (Basel Committee)

    Basel III: the net stable funding ratio (Basel Committee)
    “The NSFR is a significant component of the Basel III reforms. It requires banks to maintain a stable funding profile in relation to their on- and off-balance sheet activities, thus reducing the likelihood that disruptions to a…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Oct 31

    What We Can Learn From The Adobe E-Reader Me

    What We Can Learn From The Adobe E-Reader Me
    Earlier this month we wrote about potential malicious behavior in Adobe's e-reader software, “Digital Editions.” There were several independent reports claiming that Adobe's software was sending back to Adobe–in the…
  • Oct 31

    New Study Shows Internet Users Caught in the Crossfire in ISPs’ War Against Edge Provider

    New Study Shows Internet Users Caught in the Crossfire in ISPs’ War Against Edge Provider
    Almost any time you access the Internet, your computer transmits and receives data that travels across not only your own Internet provider’s network, but also the networks of Internet backbone providers and other ISPs before reaching…
  • Oct 31

    Media Alert: EFF, ACLU to Present Oral Argument in NSA Spying Case on Nov. 4

    Media Alert: EFF, ACLU to Present Oral Argument in NSA Spying Case on Nov. 4
    Court Should Rule That Mass Telephone Records Collection Is Unconstitutional in Klayman v. Obama Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will appear before a federal appeals court next week to argue the National Security…
Rank this Week: 2572

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
  • Oct 31

    Poll Taxes and Voter ID

    Poll Taxes and Voter ID
    The voter ID laws from Wisconsin and Texas are sure to reach the Supreme Court at some point, and so I’m trying to think through how the Twenty-Fourth Amendment (banning poll taxes in federal elections) might apply to these laws.…
  • Oct 31

    FAN 38.1 (First Amendment News) FIRE bursts on out in NYC — Free speech celebration draws committed crowd

    FAN 38.1 (First Amendment News) FIRE bursts on out in NYC — Free speech celebration draws committed crowd
    EXPLOSIVE. That is as good as any a word to describe the high energy level at the 15th Anniversary dinner of FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education), the group founded by Harvey Silvergate and  Alan Charles Kors in…
  • Oct 31

    John Bingham and Thomas Jefferson

    John Bingham and Thomas Jefferson
    I think I’ve come across an interesting inflection point in constitutional discourse (or what others might call an example of intergenerational synthesis.) In 1871, John Bingham gave an address on the House floor in support of the Ku…
Rank this Week: 84

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 73

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Oct 31

    TWiL 281: The Haunted Hello Kitty Room

    TWiL 281: The Haunted Hello Kitty Room
    Hosts: Denise Howell. Cleavage on Google Street View, Facebook Rooms app may not be anonymous, is Uber responsible for driver's actions? And more! Guests: Halley Suitt Tucker and Franklin Graves Download or subscribe to this show at…
  • Oct 24

    TWiL 280: Touched by a Voting Machine

    TWiL 280: Touched by a Voting Machine
    Hosts: Denise Howell. Using big data to help cure Cancer, track Ebola and improve patient care, defamation and social media, why can't we vote online? And more! Guests: Greg R. Vetter, Jonathan Frieden and Lindsey Rogers Cook Download…
  • Oct 17

    TWiL 279: Blame Kevin

    TWiL 279: Blame Kevin
    Hosts: Denise Howell. Legal answers to cyber-gambling, Silk Road defendant Ross Ulbricht's catch-22, privacy implications with archiving the web and more. Guests: Michael Nelson, Ron Rychlak and Kevin Thompson Photo credit: John Seb…
Rank this Week: 642

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/
  • Oct 31

    Judicial Activism, WARF and Embryonic Stem Cell Patent

    Judicial Activism, WARF and Embryonic Stem Cell Patent
    The Corporate Counsel Web site/magazine today called up some interesting history involving an appellate court judge in the California-based challenge to an important patent on human embryonic stem cells. The case involves WARF, the Wisconsin…
  • Oct 31

    'Wipe This Thing Off the Books:' More Coverage of WARF Patent Challenge

    'Wipe This Thing Off the Books:' More Coverage of WARF Patent Challenge
    The San Diego U-T is carrying a story on today’s filing with the United States Supreme Court on the California-based challenge to the WARF patent on human embryonic stem cells. Bradley Fikes quoted one of the parties in the matter,…
  • Oct 30

    U.S. Supreme Court Action Being Sought in Major Human Embryonic Stem Cell Patent Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Action Being Sought in Major Human Embryonic Stem Cell Patent Case
    The California-based  challenge to WARF’s patent on human embryonic stem cells is headed for the United States Supreme Court.The nation’s highest court is expected to be asked tomorrow to overturn an earlier appellate court…
Rank this Week: 345

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

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

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 686

nathuLAW

nathuLAW

Focuses on the interplay between law and education in the Caribbean region, with particular reference to Trinidad and Tobago.

http://nathulaw.com
  • Oct 31

    Human Rights Law Clinic off the ground

    Human Rights Law Clinic off the ground
    The Hugh Wooding Law School Human Rights Law Clinic has begun for the 2014/2015 academic year. Sixteen students from various jurisdictions throughout the Caribbean are participating this year. The students have already been divided into…
  • Jul 17

    Think Before You Sue

    Think Before You Sue
    Many persons turn to the courts as a remedy where they feel aggrieved or wronged. Before making the decision to pursue litigation, there are several factors that you should consider. The first step is to identify what type of action that you…
  • Jul 17

    Copyright And Carnival In Focu

    Copyright And Carnival In Focu
    The Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office and the National Carnival Commission hosted a national seminar on 16th and 17th July, 2014 on the issue of ‘Copyright in the Carnival Industry‘. The feature speakers at the…
Rank this Week: 2984

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/
  • Oct 31

    Equivocal Email Exchanges Don’t Transfer Copyright Ownership

    Equivocal Email Exchanges Don’t Transfer Copyright Ownership
    The Tjeknavorians collaborated with Mardirossian to make a film about the Armenian genocide. They never signed a paper agreement, although they had a bunch of correspondence regarding the film. Mardirossian contributed funds to the project on…
  • Oct 29

    Hertz Faces Negligence Suit For Employee’s Facebook Bashing of a Customer–Howard v. Hertz

    Hertz Faces Negligence Suit For Employee’s Facebook Bashing of a Customer–Howard v. Hertz
    Maurice Howard is a Hertz customer who alleged that a Hertz employee (Shawn Akina) posted the following comment about Howard on Facebook: I seen Maurice’s bougie ass walking kahului beach road . . . n*** please! A number of…
  • Oct 29

    The New U.K. Online Gambling Law: Cyberlaw 3.0 – or a Return to Cyberlaw 2.0? (Guest Blog Post)

    The New U.K. Online Gambling Law: Cyberlaw 3.0 – or a Return to Cyberlaw 2.0? (Guest Blog Post)
    By guest blogger Marketa Trimble The new amendments to the U.K. gambling law in the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 will take effect on November 1, 2014, following a U.K. judge’s rejection of a challenge to the validity…
Rank this Week: 237

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 501

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Special Edition of Lawyer2Lawyer Kicks Off Our 10th Year of Podcasting

    Special Edition of Lawyer2Lawyer Kicks Off Our 10th Year of Podcasting
    We recently hit our ninth anniversary of producing our legal-affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer, and we’re celebrating this week with a special edition of the show. Our guest this week was also our very first guest on our very first show. In…
  • Oct 31

    More Info on Avvo’s On-Demand, Fixed Fee Legal Advice Service

    More Info on Avvo’s On-Demand, Fixed Fee Legal Advice Service
    In a post earlier this week, I wrote about the launch of Avvo Advisor, the new service from Avvo that provides on-demand legal advice by phone for a fixed fee of $39 for 15 minutes. Yesterday, I spoke with Avvo’s founder and CEO, Mark…
  • Oct 30

    An Upgrade for Merriam-Webster’s Law Dictionary iOS App

    An Upgrade for Merriam-Webster’s Law Dictionary iOS App
    The Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law has been available as an iOS and Android app for more than two years now, but the iOS version just came out in an upgrade that adds new functionality by taking advantage of the new extensions…
Rank this Week: 875

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

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

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
  • Oct 31

    Cyber Risk Mitigation is a Year-Round Job

    Cyber Risk Mitigation is a Year-Round Job
    We enjoy the focus on cybersecurity in October as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but the risks and threats are continuous. Our Privacy and Data Protection team is excited to debut a new graphic that illustrates the proactive…
  • Oct 30

    FCC Plans $10 Million Cybersecurity Fine Against Two Telecom

    FCC Plans $10 Million Cybersecurity Fine Against Two Telecom
    On October 24, 2014, the Federal Communication Commission (“FCC”) took a big step into the cybersecurity regulatory space when it announced its intent to assess a $10 million fine against two telecoms, TerraCom and YourTel America…
  • Oct 29

    California Attorney General Releases 2014 Data Breach Report and Recommendations, Finding More of the Same.

    California Attorney General Releases 2014 Data Breach Report and Recommendations, Finding More of the Same.
    Editor’s Note: The author thanks Jaysen Borja for his contributions to this post. On October 28, 2014, Attorney General Kamala Harris released the second annual California Data Breach Report.  The report detailed the nature and…
Rank this Week: 515

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

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

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Status Update

    Status Update
    Cover your Glass. We’ve addressed in Socially Aware the growing legal hysteria stirred up by Google Glass and other wearable technology. Just as Polaroid cameras were once banned from beach resorts and even the Washington Monument for…
  • Oct 31

    Data Protection Masterclass: Cybersecurity & Data Protection Concerns – Current and Upcoming Risk

    Data Protection Masterclass: Cybersecurity & Data Protection Concerns – Current and Upcoming Risk
    Socially Aware will be sponsoring a free webinar on cybersecurity-related legal issues on December 2, 2014.  As part of the webinar, privacy and data security lawyers from Morrison & Foerster LLP – including a number of…
  • Oct 30

    Status Update

    Status Update
    Back to the future. Socially Aware readers – and editors – of, uhm, a certain age will fondly recall how, during the early days of the dotcom era, we hung out on message boards and in chat rooms discussing (some might say…
Rank this Week: 1439

Anti-Generic Trademark

Anti-Generic Trademark

Covers strategic brand planning and foundation with commentary on trademark prosecution, trademark enforcement, making a brand famous, confronting online infringement and cybersquatting, and licensing a trademark. By Justin Clark.

http://www.antigenerictrademark.com
Rank this Week: 2788

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/
  • Oct 31

    Trying to Turn Lemons into Lemonade: Aereo Fails to Redefine Itself as a Cable System

    Trying to Turn Lemons into Lemonade: Aereo Fails to Redefine Itself as a Cable System
    By Sam Hampton This month, the streaming television service provider Aereo suffered a second major legal defeat. The first came last spring, when the Supreme Court held that the live streaming of television content over the Internet,…
  • Oct 30

    Executive Action Against Privacy Breache

    Executive Action Against Privacy Breache
    By Stephanie Olson Credit card fraud and identity theft is America’s fastest growing crime, as evidenced by recent hacks into major corporate data banks. The major data breaches at Home Depot, Target and JP Morgan Chase last year alone…
  • Oct 30

    Executive Action Against Privacy Breache

    Executive Action Against Privacy Breache
    By Stephanie Olson Credit card fraud and identity theft is America’s fastest growing crime, as evidenced by recent hacks into major corporate data banks. The major data breaches at Home Depot, Target and JP Morgan Chase last year alone…
Rank this Week: 2015

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Oct 31

    Jenkins Voted One of the Best Legal Research Vendors!

    Jenkins Voted One of the Best Legal Research Vendors!
    This is the fifth consecutive year Jenkins has been voted one of the top Legal Research Vendors in The Legal Intelligencer’s “Best of 2014” poll. Hundreds of TLI readers took the time to vote for the best providers of…
  • Oct 23

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: International Newspapers on NewsBank

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: International Newspapers on NewsBank
    NewsBank has a collection of newspapers from around the world. Its UK and Ireland collection includes the Daily Star (7/31/2005-current), The Guardian (1/1/1998-current), The Herald [Scotland] (1/1/1998-current), and The Observer…
  • Oct 9

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Journals on LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Journals on LegalTrac
    Use LegalTrac to find articles from American Bar Association journals, magazines, and newsletters. Many titles include full text from 2007-present, and indexing goes back to the 1980s. ABA titles have a two week embargo between publication…
Rank this Week: 1229

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Oct 31

    Another Court Finds That an Automated SMS Platform is Not an ATDS

    Another Court Finds That an Automated SMS Platform is Not an ATDS
    By Ani Gevorkian Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California issued an opinion regarding the definition of  an “Automatic Telephone Dialing System” (“ATDS”) under the Telephone…
  • Oct 29

    California Attorney General’s Second Annual Data Breach Report Finds Dramatic Increase in Number of Data Breache

    California Attorney General’s Second Annual Data Breach Report Finds Dramatic Increase in Number of Data Breache
    By Randall Friedland California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris yesterday released the second annual California Data Breach Report.   The report provided statistics and analysis related to data breaches that were reported to the…
  • Oct 29

    FTC Says AT&T Fails to Deliver on ‘Unlimited’ Data Promise

    FTC Says AT&T Fails to Deliver on ‘Unlimited’ Data Promise
    Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint against AT&T alleging that the company misled consumers by limiting its “unlimited” data plan for mobile customers. The FTC’s two-count complaint, which was…
Rank this Week: 2265

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Oct 31

    Lawful access I can get behind: Missing Persons Act (NS) still in limbo

    Lawful access I can get behind: Missing Persons Act (NS) still in limbo
    Among the many reasons put forward for "lawful access" and warrantless access to personal information is the need to obtain information in missing persons cases, where the timeliness of obtaining phone information about a missing person can…
  • Oct 30

    Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act tabled for 2013-2014

    Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act tabled for 2013-2014
    The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released its annual report on the Privacy Act, Canada's federal public sector privacy legislation, for 2013-2014. The report was tabled by our new Commissioner, Daniel Therrien, but relates…
  • Oct 29

    Privacy regulators call for measured response to terrorism attack

    Privacy regulators call for measured response to terrorism attack
    In anticipation of new federal regulations to expand police surveillance powers and in connection with their annual meeting, Canadian federal, provincial and territorial privacy regulators, in a media release, have called upon the Federal…
Rank this Week: 903

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/
  • Oct 31

    Audio Division Calls a Spade a Spade

    Audio Division Calls a Spade a Spade
    Decision narrows Mattoon Waiver policy, tortures language in the process. “When I use a word, … it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.” While that quote is, of course, from the noted wordsmith…
  • Oct 29

    176 Questions: 24+ GHz NOI In a Nutshell

    176 Questions: 24+ GHz NOI In a Nutshell
    Our friend Michael Marcus has been busy. Lucky for us. We recently reported on a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) seeking input on the possible use of millimeter wave frequencies (i.e., 24 GHz and north) for mobile communications. Our friend, Michael…
  • Oct 29

    Just in Time for Halloween: Zombie Aereo!

    Just in Time for Halloween: Zombie Aereo!
    Preliminary injunction kills Aereo’s “live” retransmissions, but leaves it partly alive and still shuffling It’s still alive!!! Given up for dead by many, our old pal Aereo has managed to sidestep the Grim Reaper yet…
Rank this Week: 2109

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

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

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Oct 31

    Internet of Things and Big Data raise big legal issue

    Internet of Things and Big Data raise big legal issue
    The internet of things and big data are separate but related hot topics. As is often the case with new technology, the definitions are fluid, the potential is unclear, and they pose challenges to legal issues.  All of these will…
  • Oct 29

    CASL software provisions & CRTC interpretation

    CASL software provisions & CRTC interpretation
    In addition to the anti spam provisions of CASL, it contains provisions against malware starting in January 2015. It imposes disclosure and consent requirements for software providers in certain situations. Unfortunately, those provisions are…
  • Oct 15

    Android 5.0 Lollipop has arrived

    Android 5.0 Lollipop has arrived
    Anyone who wants the latest and greatest tablet is in luck. Google just announced the release of its new Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, and a new Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus 6 phone, and Nexus Player streaming media player.  Lollipop will…
Rank this Week: 788

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Oct 31

    Google Scholar - All The Law You'll Ever Need

    Google Scholar - All The Law You'll Ever Need
    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.
  • Oct 31

    Samsung Gear S - Dead On Arrival?

    Samsung Gear S - Dead On Arrival?
    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.
  • Oct 31

    Sometimes You Have To Blow Everything Up And Start Over

    Sometimes You Have To Blow Everything Up And Start Over
    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: 618

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 31

    Assault by Means of a Dangerous Instrument and the Facebook Message

    Assault by Means of a Dangerous Instrument and the Facebook Message
    After a jury convicted Robert Eleck of “assault in the first degree by means of a dangerous instrument in violation of General Statutes § 53a–59 (a)(1)”, he appealed. State v. Eleck, 2014 WL 5139291 (Supreme Court…
  • Oct 29

    The NCIS, Child Pornography and the Posse Comitatus Act

    The NCIS, Child Pornography and the Posse Comitatus Act
    After a jury convicted Michael Dreyer of “one count of distributing child pornography . . . in violation of 18 U.S. Code §2252(a)(2) and (b)(1), and one count of possessing child pornography . . . in violation…
  • Oct 27

    The "High-Level Security Employee," Emails and Murder

    The "High-Level Security Employee," Emails and Murder
    This post examines an opinion the Appellate Court of Illinois issued recently: Regions Bank v. Joyce Meyer Ministries, Inc., 2014 IL App (5th) 130193 (2014). As the court explains in the opening sentence of its opinion, the plaintiff in the…
Rank this Week: 337

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
  • Oct 31

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-30

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-30
    Telcos relieved at limited scope and cost of data retention law http://t.co/oVCrB8yrnh -> TD Bank Drops Damages Claims in IP Suit Over Book Rights http://t.co/dfucbp8ZQa -> Court updates guidance on website blocking orders for copyright…
  • Oct 30

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-29

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-29
    Google Street View of Quebec woman's breast leads to damages award http://t.co/b3kHskXM0Q -> Hospital privacy violations rife in Ontario http://t.co/LNyBebE2hx -> What CASL in Canada Means for Your Business http://t.co/xkJrmUmUXw ->…
  • Oct 28

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-27

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-27
    Big Pirate Sites 'Raided', Admins on the Run https://t.co/oTWUOywHI0 -> Denmark: Code of Conduct on website blocking http://t.co/LRX0DNtIpW -> Hacked: The escalating arms race against cybercrime http://t.co/2DcJ6GGzqi -> Computer and…
Rank this Week: 883

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

    LAW AND ALL HALLOWS’ EVE

    LAW AND ALL HALLOWS’ EVE
    Halloween can be a catalyst for unique lawsuits.  A 2011 article in the New York State Bar Association Journal, titled Case Law from the Crypt: The Law of Halloween summarizes some of these strange cases. In one case, the…
  • Oct 23

    HELP! THE ARTICLE I NEED ISN’T ON WEXIS!!

    HELP! THE ARTICLE I NEED ISN’T ON WEXIS!!
    Fear Not! Use the law library’s E-Journal Finder to locate other GMU Databases that provide access to the needed article.
  • Oct 10

    Friday Fun: When Law Books Ruled the Law Library

    Friday Fun: When Law Books Ruled the Law Library
    A Video Short:  Once upon a time, a time not so very long ago, Law Books Ruled the Law Library ….  And don’t forget, everything is definitely NOT online! Happy Friday!    
Rank this Week: 2764

Droit et Nouvelles Technologies

Droit et Nouvelles Technologies

Swiss blog about law and information technologies.

http://ntdroit.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 31

    La neutralité du Net

    La neutralité du Net
    La question de la neutralité des réseaux n’a pas suscité de grands débats en Suisse jusqu’à présent, contrairement aux USA. L’Office fédéral de la communication (OFCOM)…
  • Oct 9

    Joyeux anniversaire!

    Joyeux anniversaire!
    Ce blog a quatre ans aujourd’hui et c’est l’occasion de jeter un œil dans le rétroviseur. Quatre ans, cela représente 160 billets. Autant de fois ou presque où il a fallu trouver un peu de temps…
  • Oct 9

    Joyeux anniversaire!

    Joyeux anniversaire!
    Ce blog a quatre ans aujourd’hui et c’est l’occasion de jeter un œil dans le rétroviseur. Quatre ans, cela représente 160 billets. Autant de fois ou presque où il a fallu trouver un peu de temps…
Rank this Week: 4700

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

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

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
  • Oct 31

    Facebook Sues Lawyers for Deceit and Malicious Prosecution for Representing Ceglia

    Facebook Sues Lawyers for Deceit and Malicious Prosecution for Representing Ceglia
    DLA Piper and a group of law firms are accused of conspiring “to file and prosecute a fraudulent lawsuit” on behalf of Paul Ceglia who fabricated evidence that he owned 84% of Mark Zuckerberg’s stock in Facebook. On October…
  • Oct 27

    $10 Million Fines for Privacy Violation

    $10 Million Fines for Privacy Violation
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it was issuing fines since “TerraCom and YourTel apparently stored Social Security numbers, names, addresses, driver’s licenses, and other sensitive information belonging…
  • Oct 24

    FTC Shuts Down Company that Made $2.5 Million Masquerading as Facebook & Microsoft

    FTC Shuts Down Company that Made $2.5 Million Masquerading as Facebook & Microsoft
    A court granted the FTC’s motion to “shut down a company that scammed computer users by tricking them into paying hundreds of dollars for technical support services they did not need, as well as software that was otherwise…
Rank this Week: 3955

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Oct 30

    In the new

    In the new
    In 1963, Martin Luther King proclaimed "I have a dream" in Washington D.C., giving one of the most famous speeches of all time. Before uttering those four famous words, he said: "Now is the time to rise from the dark...
  • Oct 29

    Review: Apple iPhone 6 Leather Case -- slim protection for the iPhone

    Review: Apple iPhone 6 Leather Case -- slim protection for the iPhone
    Although I have tried various cases from time to time, for most of the over six years that I have been using an iPhone, I have not used a case. I haven't liked the added bulk, and I preferred the...
  • Oct 27

    Guest Post: Review of INVELLOP iPhone 6 wallet case by Stan Murray

    Guest Post: Review of INVELLOP iPhone 6 wallet case by Stan Murray
    Stanley David Murray is an attorney in Arizona whose practice areas include personal injury and family law at both the trial court and appellate level. He is also the author of Time Limitations Applicable to Civil Actions and Procedures in...
Rank this Week: 1139

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Oct 30

    Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid - eDiscovery Horrors!

    Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid - eDiscovery Horrors!
    Today is Halloween. Every year at this time, because (after all) we’re an eDiscovery blog, we try to “scare” you with tales of eDiscovery horrors. This is our fifth year of doing so, let’s see how we do this year. …
  • Oct 29

    eDiscovery in Arbitration Has Become Less...Arbitrary - eDiscovery Trend

    eDiscovery in Arbitration Has Become Less...Arbitrary - eDiscovery Trend
    When you think of eDiscovery, you typically think of it as it relates to litigation – two sides of a case requesting and producing electronically stored information (ESI) as one means of identifying evidence designed to lead to…
  • Oct 28

    Despite 18 Missing Emails in Production, Court Denies Request for “Discovery on Discovery” - eDiscovery Case Law

    Despite 18 Missing Emails in Production, Court Denies Request for “Discovery on Discovery” - eDiscovery Case Law
    In Freedman v. Weatherford Int’l, New York Magistrate Judge James C. Francis, IV denied the plaintiff’s request to, among other things, require the defendant to produce “certain reports comparing the electronic search…
Rank this Week: 1094

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: 2172

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Reflections on 2014 College of Law Practice Management’s Futures Conference

    Reflections on 2014 College of Law Practice Management’s Futures Conference
    A few weeks ago, I was honored to be inducted as a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management, joining a group full of people I have long admired and gotten the opportunity to speak, write and work with over the years. Even better, I…
  • Sep 29

    New Blog Design

    New Blog Design
    This post is a test of my new blog redesign. A big thank you to Aaron and Dylan Lopez at Inno Software for the redesign and revamping of my blog and website and for being so great to work with. There’s still work for me to do, but the…
  • Sep 29

    New Blog Design

    New Blog Design
    This post is a test of my new blog redesign. A big thank you to Aaron and Dylan Lopez at Inno Software for the redesign and revamping of my blog and website and for being so great to work with. There’s still work for me to do, but the…
Rank this Week: 601

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Oct 30

    Hacking Trademarks for Free Culture

    Hacking Trademarks for Free Culture
    Open source software projects and other collaborative communities are built on the principle that information should be shared and remixed. Some of these projects have grown to have widely recognized names and logos. But collaborative…
  • Oct 29

    REMINDER: We Robot abstracts due Nov. 3

    REMINDER: We Robot abstracts due Nov. 3
    Hope to see you!   Attachments: CFP-2.pdfFocus Areas: Architecture and Public PolicyCopyright and Fair UseIntermediary LiabilityPrivacyRobotic
  • Oct 27

    Trade Secrecy and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Secret Lawmaking Meets Criminalization

    Trade Secrecy and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Secret Lawmaking Meets Criminalization
    Trade secrecy, arguably the most active but least understood and studied of intellectual property's doctrines, is on the rise. Over the past two years, there has been increased legislative activity in this space -- the most since the revision…
Rank this Week: 998

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/
  • Oct 30

    Evidence of Lies and Rules of Evidence: The Admissibility of fMRI-Based Expert Opinion of Witness Truthfulne

    Evidence of Lies and Rules of Evidence: The Admissibility of fMRI-Based Expert Opinion of Witness Truthfulne
    Neuroscientists are exploring intriguing technology that some claim will revolutionize the jury’s search for truth. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (“fMRI”) seeks to correlate brain activity with cognitive function.…
  • Oct 30

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Experimental Use of Patents on the International Agenda

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Experimental Use of Patents on the International Agenda
    As the secret negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”) between the United States and eleven other nations advance, the recent release of the draft Intellectual Property Chapter provides a timely opportunity…
  • Oct 30

    Dynamic Federalism and Wind Farm Siting

    Dynamic Federalism and Wind Farm Siting
    An “all-of-the-above” energy policy has led to the emergence of wind power as an energy resource of choice. But despite their considerable environmental and economic advantages, wind energy systems do have drawbacks. Among these,…
Rank this Week: 4517

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 3068

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/
  • Oct 30

    Unicorn Sighting: I Agree With Judge Silberman

    Unicorn Sighting: I Agree With Judge Silberman
    Silberman says he has long thought FISA court was unconstitutional b/c judges shouldn’t make policy #privacyact & they become rubber-stamps — Dan Froomkin (@froomkin) October 30, 2014
  • Oct 25

    Links to My Miami-Dade Voter’s Guide

    Links to My Miami-Dade Voter’s Guide
    Part One on People Part Two on Amendments and Propositions (Sticky until election day).
  • Oct 24

    Looking for a Good Student Note Topic?

    Looking for a Good Student Note Topic?
    I think this qualifies: FTDI Removes Driver From Windows Update That Bricked Cloned Chips (via Slashdot). As Ars Technica explains: Hardware hackers building interactive gadgets based on the Arduino microcontrollers are finding that a recent…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Oct 30

    UK Government Seeks Stronger Enforcement Powers Against Nuisance Callers and Texter

    UK Government Seeks Stronger Enforcement Powers Against Nuisance Callers and Texter
    The UK government has announced proposals designed to make it easier for the Information Commissioner's Office to fine companies responsible for nuisance calls and text messages.
  • Oct 30

    FCC Joins the Global Privacy Enforcement Network

    FCC Joins the Global Privacy Enforcement Network
    On October 28, 2014, the FCC announced that it has joined the Global Privacy Enforcement Network, a network of approximately 50 privacy enforcement authorities from around the world. The FCC is the second U.S. privacy enforcement authority to…
  • Oct 29

    Council of the European Union Proposes Risk-Based Approach to Compliance Obligation

    Council of the European Union Proposes Risk-Based Approach to Compliance Obligation
    The Council of the European Union has published proposed revisions to Chapter IV of the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation. The proposed revisions take a risk-based approach to compliance and allow data controllers to exercise…
Rank this Week: 86

TechLawBlog

TechLawBlog

Covers technology, social media and intellectual property issues. By Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek.

http://www.whdlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Oct 30

    EPA Publishes Two Engine-related Items to Federal Register

    EPA Publishes Two Engine-related Items to Federal Register
    The U.S. Environmental and Protection Agency (EPA) recently published two items in the Federal Register related to engine regulations. The first notice addresses mobile engines and provides some new minimum standards on maintenance, as well…
  • Jun 9

    More Flexibility for Nonroad Diesel Engine Replacement and Technical Hardship

    More Flexibility for Nonroad Diesel Engine Replacement and Technical Hardship
    Under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier 4 emission standards rule, nonroad diesel equipment manufacturers are required to install engines that meet current emission standards in their equipment unless an exemption…
  • Sep 18

    Is Your University’s Cloud Contract Compliant?

    Is Your University’s Cloud Contract Compliant?
    Reviewing and negotiating an IT contract on behalf of a university can be a daunting task. It requires a firm grasp of both technical and legal jargon. In addition, it requires an awareness of the institution’s obligations to comply with…
Rank this Week: 1799

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 420

TMT Law Watch

TMT Law Watch

Features business, legal and policy developments affecting the telecom, media and technology sector. By K&L Gates.

http://www.tmtlawwatch.com
  • Oct 30

    FCC Expands Enforcement Authority Over Privacy Violation

    FCC Expands Enforcement Authority Over Privacy Violation
    By Jenny Paul The Federal Communications Commission announced Friday a proposed fine of $10 million against two telecom carriers for the alleged failure to protect the sensitive personal information of up to 305,000 of their Lifeline…
  • Oct 28

    Marriott agrees to $600,000 penalty for blocking personal hotspot

    Marriott agrees to $600,000 penalty for blocking personal hotspot
    By Nickolas Milonas Marriott International, Inc. recently entered into a Consent Decree with the Federal Communications Commission to end an investigation into whether the company intentionally disabled consumers’ personal Wi-Fi hotspot…
  • Oct 8

    Railroad to Pay $5.25 Million For Operating Licenses Without FCC Approval

    Railroad to Pay $5.25 Million For Operating Licenses Without FCC Approval
     By Jenny Paul and Marty Stern Canadian National Railway Company agreed to pay a civil penalty of $5.25 million to settle the Federal Communications Commission’s investigation into its acquisition and operation of hundreds of…
Rank this Week: 3936

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

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

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Oct 30

    UK implements licensing scheme for orphan work

    UK implements licensing scheme for orphan work
    The UK has implemented yet another piece of positive copyright reform. Now, that is one sentence that you do not get to say often enough, but it truly is heartening that we are undergoing a very interesting evidence-based approach to IP…
  • Oct 24

    On the right to be forgotten and the right to remember

    On the right to be forgotten and the right to remember
    Earlier this year the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decided the case of Google Spain v Costeja González, which established the so-called right to be forgotten (RTBF), which can be more accurately described as a…
  • Oct 13

    Who wants to be forgotten?

    Who wants to be forgotten?
    Back when the Court of Justice of the European Union decided the case of Google Spain, one of my first comments was that we needed some time to have a look at the way the decision is going to be applied and implemented. It’s been just…
Rank this Week: 721

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/
  • Oct 30

    Do You Need a Social Media Policy?

    Do You Need a Social Media Policy?
    Chris Holman interviews attorney John Mashni on the Michigan Business Network discussing social media policies. Listen to the podcast here. Tags: Social Media
  • Oct 23

    Michigan Enacts Law Allowing Local Stock Exchange

    Michigan Enacts Law Allowing Local Stock Exchange
    On October 22, 2014, Governor Snyder signed Public Act 355 of 2014 into law.  The cardinal rule of securities laws is that a person cannot sell a security unless the security is: (A) registered, or (B) exempt from registration. …
  • Oct 9

    Do I Need a License to Play Music in My Own Building?

    Do I Need a License to Play Music in My Own Building?
    Did you know that playing music in a commercial setting can be copyright infringement?  Listen to this six-minute interview with attorney John Mashni to learn more. Tags: Copyright, Intellectual Property
Rank this Week: 3298

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Oct 30

    Some apps for classroom learning

    Some apps for classroom learning
    As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to…
  • Jun 9

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting
    Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year.  This program will feature informal demos of tools, apps, and gadgets that will help librarians create, organize, and deliver information, increase productivity,…
  • May 15

    2014 Election Result

    2014 Election Result
    Congratulations to our newly elected CS-SIS board members:Kincaid C. Brown (University of Michigan), Vice-chair/Chair ElectPatrick Butler (University of Connecticut), Member-at-largeMany thanks to all of our excellent candidates, and to the…
Rank this Week: 826

Court Technology and Trial…

Court Technology and Trial Presentation Blawg

Covers court and trial technology, and trial presentation. By Ted Brooks.

http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Microsoft OneDrive Goes Unlimited

    Microsoft OneDrive Goes Unlimited
    Some time ago, I covered several of the most popular cloud files storage apps. Since that time, as the reliance upon cloud-based file storage has pushed the limits of bandwidth (to transfer all of this data), Dropbox has upgraded their Pro…
  • Sep 11

    Windows 8 and That Annoying Little Toolbar

    Windows 8 and That Annoying Little Toolbar
    If you've upgraded to Windows 8, and are doing anything with dual monitors, you may have seen that little stripe visible at the bottom of your second monitor. If you're in auto-hide mode with the Toolbar, mousing over it brings it up. If not,…
  • Aug 19

    HDMI v. VGA: Time to Upgrade?

    HDMI v. VGA: Time to Upgrade?
    Although the HDMI video format has been available for several years now, the majority of courtroom trial presentations are still done with VGA cables and equipment in a 4:3 format. For comparison, the diagram below shows common settings with…
Rank this Week: 3566

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Oct 30

    Moving Towards Strategic Legal IT: An Action Plan

    Moving Towards Strategic Legal IT: An Action Plan
    Last month, David Houlihan of Blue Hill Research offered a very insightful analysis of barriers to technological change in the legal space. He called out specific challenges to innovation faced by both IT and legal teams at firms. Based on…
  • Oct 27

    What’s the Best Ediscovery Feature?

    What’s the Best Ediscovery Feature?
    It’s no secret that our company is engineering-heavy. We spend a lot of time discussing, building, and improving custom features for our ediscovery platform. This calendar year, we’ve already released twenty-six new features or…
  • Oct 24

    Excel-ling at Discovery

    Excel-ling at Discovery
    Many litigation support professionals think Excel files are the bane of discovery.  Attorneys with a fixation on wanting a Bates Stamp on electronically stored information demand Excel files be converted from their native application to…
Rank this Week: 3063

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

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

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1611

eDiscovery Service Blog

eDiscovery Service Blog

Covers eDiscovery and computer forensic. By D4 eDiscovery.

http://www.d4discovery.com/e-discoveryserviceblog/
Rank this Week: 1963