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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/
  • Dec 21

    My Congressperson Calls Americans “Pigs”

    My Congressperson Calls Americans “Pigs”
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen thinks we are Yankee imperialist pigs? This is what my my Representative said after we normalized relations with Cuba: “We are saying to the Yankee imperialist pigs, come and own a piece of Cuba, we are for sale,…
  • Dec 19

    Heidelberg Talk Video Posted

    Heidelberg Talk Video Posted
    From Anonymity to Identification: Online Communication in a Time of Surveillance | Prof. Michael Froomkin (Audio: MP3) (Video: MP4 / OGV) I can’t thank my hosts in Heidelberg enough for the warmth of their welcome and their kindness…
  • Dec 17

    Cuba

    Cuba
    The US approach to Cuba stopped making sense decades ago. Opening exchanges with Poland helped dislodge the Communist regime; the same is likely to happen to Cuba in the future. Maintaining the embargo with Cuba has done more to empower…
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • Dec 21

    Welcome to Naomi Cahn

    Welcome to Naomi Cahn
    I am delighted to announce that Professor Naomi Cahn is joining Concurring Opinions to post here on a regular basis.  Naomi teaches at George Washington University Law School, where she holds the Harold H. Greene Chair.  She…
  • Dec 20

    Fusion and the Firm

    Fusion and the Firm
    Lockheed Martin claims it is closing in a fusion reactor. Such claims pop up often enough to be dismissed. Yet as the Economist notes Lockheed Martin is asserting that its design could be viable in 10 years rather than previous claims by…
  • Dec 19

    Original Jurisdiction Practice

    Original Jurisdiction Practice
    Most original jurisdiction cases in the Supreme Court involve dull territorial disputes between states, but the lawsuit filed yesterday by Nebraska and Oklahoma against Colorado is anything but.  The claim is that Colorado’s…
Rank this Week: 114

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

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

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Dec 21

    Senate Proposal Would Impose Severe Regulations on Drone Use

    Senate Proposal Would Impose Severe Regulations on Drone Use
    In his final days as a United States senator, West Virginia Democrat Jay Rockefeller released a draft bill that would subject drone operators to unprecedented new privacy regulations. Currently, commercial organizations cannot operate drones…
  • Dec 19

    Looking at Police-Community Relations Through the Lens of Body-Worn Camera

    Looking at Police-Community Relations Through the Lens of Body-Worn Camera
    As protests have continued across the nation in the wake of back-to-back decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict white police officers for their involvement in the deaths of unarmed black citizens, civil rights…
  • Dec 19

    Duma Votes to Accelerate Implementation Date of Russian Data Localization Bill By A Year

    Duma Votes to Accelerate Implementation Date of Russian Data Localization Bill By A Year
    In July this year, Russia enacted Law 242-FZ (the “Localization Law”).  The Localization Law amends the Russian Federal Law on Information, Information Technology and Information Protection, and would introduce a new…
Rank this Week: 3932

Cyberleagle

Cyberleagle

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

http://cyberleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    A Cheltenham Carol

    A Cheltenham Carol
    On the Twelfth Day of Christmas my true love sent to me:Twelve ZettabytesEleven Encryption LayersTen Coders CodingNine Hackers HackingEight Routers RoutingSeven Inspected PacketsSix Spies-a-SpyingFive Back DoorsFour Fishing WarrantsThree…
  • Dec 3

    Another round of data retention

    Another round of data retention
    Four months after DRIPA and 18 months after putting down a marker in the May 2013 Queen’s Speech, the UK government has embarked on a new round of legislation for mandatory retention of communications data. This time it is under the…
  • Nov 15

    Of straws and haystack

    Of straws and haystack
    Much post-Snowden attention has been directed to GCHQ’s TEMPORA programme, authorised (so it is thought) by a rolling series of external interception warrants under section 8(4) of RIPA. (See foot of this post for an explanation of…
Rank this Week: 2404

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Dec 21

    World Parrot Trust - Protecting Parrots In The Wild And In The Home

    World Parrot Trust - Protecting Parrots In The Wild And In The Home
    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.
  • Dec 21

    Pushbullet - Synchronize Your Life

    Pushbullet - Synchronize Your Life
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Dec 20

    Wearable World - What Are You Wearing?

    Wearable World - What Are You Wearing?
    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: 561

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
  • Dec 21

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-20

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-20
    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-13: Vietnam composer takes legal action against music do… http://t.co/cA4Nddttxn -> blogged: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-13 http://t.co/VoGVMSPjJo ->…
  • Dec 20

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-19

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-19
    Sony cyberattack: what is Obama going to do about it? http://t.co/mggfMtde6B -> A Market Researcher’s Perspective on CASL http://t.co/YQDr15hJKC -> Microsoft: Irish data disclosure case 'fundamental to the future of global…
  • Dec 19

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-18

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-18
    New Report Shows Copyright Added $1.1 Trillion To Economy https://t.co/sdaNUPhXPe -> Photographers, Don't Think You Need to Register Your Copyrights? Think Again – Huffington Post http://t.co/UqSnukIJjc -> The Sony Hack Shows How…
Rank this Week: 1689

UsefulArts.us

UsefulArts.us

Covers online branding and the law.

http://usefularts.us
  • Dec 21

    The long winter of Russia’s economic failure

    The long winter of Russia’s economic failure
    When Russian bankers met Monday night and decided to raise their interest rates to 17% in a surprise move, it was the equivalent to a yelled message in which the only word one can understand is "run". No further interpretation is needed.
  • Nov 23

    Global forces drive digital business and Amazon readies to join the travel biz

    Global forces drive digital business and Amazon readies to join the travel biz
    Google reconsiders doing business in Chiga, and the EU wonders aloud about breaking Google up. Amazon readies to enter the travel biz, US TV focuses on shows that translate globally, and Netflix pursues the "old people" demographic.
  • Nov 15

    Amazing times for Amazon, Alibaba, Hasbro — plus robot legs as a growth industry

    Amazing times for Amazon, Alibaba, Hasbro — plus robot legs as a growth industry
    It was an unexpectedly sweet week for ecommerce, thanks to an unexpected gift from House Republicans and single people in China. We also saw a bold content play with Hasbro courting DreamWorks, and an even bolder move of an auto parts…
Rank this Week: 1107

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

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

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 20

    In Legal Search Exact Recall Can Never Be Known – Part One

    In Legal Search Exact Recall Can Never Be Known – Part One
    By Ralph Losey“Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.” VOLTAIRE In legal search you can never know exactly what recall level you have attained. You can only know a probable range of recall.…
  • Dec 19

    The Cloud in 2015: Predictions from Greylock and Sequoia

    The Cloud in 2015: Predictions from Greylock and Sequoia
    By Kamal ShahIt’s always fun (and a bit humbling) to look back at predictions for the current year to see which were spot on and which missed the mark. In reexamining our own predictions for 2014 , several came to fruition in full…
  • Dec 18

    Basic Assumptions Gone Wrong: ECM and Document Unitization

    Basic Assumptions Gone Wrong: ECM and Document Unitization
    By John MartinMany times it’s the hidden assumptions, the ones that are never made explicit or never periodically confirmed, that can cause the most damage when they’re wrong. In Information Governance and Enterprise Content…
Rank this Week: 43

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Dec 20

    New Year's Resolution: Be better at blogging

    New Year's Resolution: Be better at blogging
    I've been a CIS non-resident fellow (or now faculty afflilaite) now for a decade, beginning in 2004.  I love being associated with CIS, and many of my closest friends have come from my connections with CIS.  Whereever we've…
  • Dec 19

    The MLAT roadmap - visualizing how the process actually work

    The MLAT roadmap - visualizing how the process actually work
    When I first started working on mutual legal assistance treaties (MLATs), they were seen as the less glamorous, hard-working cousin of extradition treaties.  An international fugitive being flown back under armed guard to face justice is…
  • Dec 16

    November 2014 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project

    November 2014 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project
    November 2014 in Retrospect is available here: http://www.internetjurisdiction.net/observatory/retrospect/2014-november Retrospect is the monthly newsletter of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project - a global multi-stakeholder…
Rank this Week: 69

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Dec 19

    TWiL 286: Litigious Orcs and SOPA Zombie

    TWiL 286: Litigious Orcs and SOPA Zombie
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Sarah Pearson. 12 years of Creative Commons, is Cox liable for customers sharing illegal content? Drones, the first amendment and more. Guests: Jake Heller and Margot Kaminski Download or subscribe to this show…
  • Dec 12

    TWiL 285: Rainy Day DRM

    TWiL 285: Rainy Day DRM
    Hosts: Denise Howell. Transparency and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, is Pirate Bay sunk? Hacking the Keurig DRM, and more. Guests: David Levine, Annemarie Bridy and Jonathan Mayer Photo credit: Robert Couse-Baker …
  • Dec 5

    TWiL 284: Game of Drone

    TWiL 284: Game of Drone
    Hosts: Denise Howell. Drone cinematography in OK GO's new music video, FAA's approval of film production drones, drones that can stalk people, privacy cases and concerns, drone insurance and regulations for production, responsible drone…
Rank this Week: 419

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
  • Dec 19

    It Doesn't Matter Who Does the Lobbying: Trade Agreements Aren't the Place for Internet Regulation

    It Doesn't Matter Who Does the Lobbying: Trade Agreements Aren't the Place for Internet Regulation
    The Associated Whistleblowing Press released portions of draft text proposed by the United States for the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) this week, revealing some alarming provisions that indicate how tech companies have been involved in…
  • Dec 19

    As Hollywood Funds a SOPA Revival Through State Officials, Google (And The Internet) Respond

    As Hollywood Funds a SOPA Revival Through State Officials, Google (And The Internet) Respond
    Almost three years ago, millions of Internet users joined together to defeat the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a disastrous bill that would have balkanized the Internet in the name of copyright and trademark enforcement. Over the past week,…
  • Dec 19

    Crossword Puzzle 2014: The Year in Copyright New

    Crossword Puzzle 2014: The Year in Copyright New
    Over the last 12 months, IP spectators saw a lot of action in the arena of copyright and related law. We would tell you all about it, but that would be cheating. Instead, we'll leave you to test your knowledge on Crossword Puzzle Day,…
Rank this Week: 1808

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 311

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: 1336

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 740

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/
  • Dec 19

    Sponsorship ID Police Strike Again

    Sponsorship ID Police Strike Again
    $115,000 consent decree for questionable “Special Reports” on Las Vegas TV station The fake news business appears to have been booming in 2009 – at least as far as we can tell from a couple of FCC enforcement actions. Last…
  • Dec 19

    Update: Comment Deadlines Set in Contest Rule Proceeding

    Update: Comment Deadlines Set in Contest Rule Proceeding
    Last month we reported on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) aimed at dragging the on-air contest rule (i.e., Section 73.1216) into the 21st Century. The NPRM has now made it into the Federal Register, which means that we now know the…
  • Dec 18

    Professional Football Team in Nation's Capital Loses Name, Logo, Color

    Professional Football Team in Nation's Capital Loses Name, Logo, Color
    A tale of two cities – Washington and Bucharest – and two trademark battles It’s big news when a storied sports franchise loses its identity. And that’s what’s happened with a prominent professional football…
Rank this Week: 515

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: 801

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

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

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 177

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

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

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Dec 19

    FCC Proposes Moving Radio, Satellite TV/Radio, and Cable TV Public Files Online

    FCC Proposes Moving Radio, Satellite TV/Radio, and Cable TV Public Files Online
    By Lauren Lynch Flick Yesterday, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing that broadcast radio licensees, satellite TV/radio licensees, and cable system operators move the bulk of their public inspection files online. The…
  • Dec 11

    FCC Announces New End Date for JSA Grandfathering

    FCC Announces New End Date for JSA Grandfathering
    By Scott R. Flick The FCC announced in March of this year that it would begin treating TV Joint Sales Agreements between two local TV stations involving more than 15% of a station's advertising time as an attributable ownership interest. …
  • Nov 25

    FCC Enforcement Monitor

    FCC Enforcement Monitor
    By Scott R. Flick and Carly A. Deckelboim November 2014 Pillsbury's communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and…
Rank this Week: 1642

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: 194

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/kennedy-mighell-report/
  • Dec 19

    Pardon the 2014 Legal Technology Interruption

    Pardon the 2014 Legal Technology Interruption
    As we reach the end of 2014, it's time to look back at the world of legal technology and some of the best advancements, worst fails, popular trends, and developments of the year. Using this information, trends and events can be predicted for…
  • Dec 5

    Controlling Your Social Media Strategy

    Controlling Your Social Media Strategy
    As friends, colleagues, and clients documented their Thanksgiving holiday on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, it was made clear how big a role social media plays in the personal and professional lives of lawyers. Because it is so prevalent…
  • Nov 21

    The Fundamentals of Podcasts: Listening and Subscribing

    The Fundamentals of Podcasts: Listening and Subscribing
    There has been recent talk of a "Podcast Renaissance," in which podcasts are better than ever and people have begun to appreciate the value of the podcast medium for education and entertainment. Who are we to disagree? There are educational…
Rank this Week: 2927

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Dec 19

    How cookies can be used for global surveillance

    How cookies can be used for global surveillance
    Today we present an updated version of our paper examining how the ubiquitous use of online tracking cookies can allow an adversary conducting network surveillance to target a user or surveil users en masse. In the initial version of the…
  • Dec 12

    Why ASICs may be good for Bitcoin

    Why ASICs may be good for Bitcoin
    Bitcoin mining is now almost exclusively performed by Bitcoin-specific ASICs (application-specific integrated circuits). These chips are made by a few startup manufacturers and cannot be used for anything else besides mining Bitcoin or…
  • Dec 11

    Striking a balance between advertising and ad blocking

    Striking a balance between advertising and ad blocking
    In the news, we have a consortium of French publishers, which somehow includes several major U.S. corporations (Google, Microsoft), attempting to sue AdBlock Plus developer Eyeo, a German firm with developers around the world. I have no…
Rank this Week: 101

Technology Law Source

Technology Law Source

Brings together concepts that cut across traditional intellectual property lines, addressing both evolving technologies and concerns about privacy and data security. By Porter Wright.

http://www.technologylawsource.com/
  • Dec 19

    Hospital pays six figures to settle data breach enforcement suit

    Hospital pays six figures to settle data breach enforcement suit
    At the end of last month, Boston hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) settled a data breach lawsuit brought by the Massachusetts Attorney General related to the 2012 theft of a physician’s laptop. Under a consent decree…
  • Dec 16

    Changes are coming for trademark registration holders in Canada

    Changes are coming for trademark registration holders in Canada
    In late 2015 or early 2016, significant changes will occur in Canada under the Canadian Trade-Marks Act. Entities holding a Canadian trademark registration that has a renewal date close to this time period will face issues regarding the…
  • Dec 12

    Supreme Court decision likely to affect TTAB proceeding

    Supreme Court decision likely to affect TTAB proceeding
    Early in December 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. At issue are inconsistencies by the 12 regional federal courts appeal in giving preclusive effect in trademark…
Rank this Week: 2957

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

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

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Negotiating Cloud Contract

    Negotiating Cloud Contract
    The cloud computing market is evolving rapidly. New as a service (aaS) platforms are appearing and the dichotomy between public and private cloud domains has been fractured into many different shades of hybrid cloud alternatives. And while…
  • Dec 18

    What Are the Rules of the Advergame in the UK?

    What Are the Rules of the Advergame in the UK?
    Advergames are online video games that are created in order to promote a brand, product or organization by immersing a marketing message within the game. They are typically accessed via an organization’s website or app, or via a social…
  • Dec 17

    Status Update

    Status Update
    Facebook fit. It’s been said that a species’ evolutionary success depends more on its adaptability than any other trait. That apparently holds true for a social media platform’s staying power, too. Facebook continues to…
Rank this Week: 3334

German IT Law

German IT Law

Provides updates and analysis on German and European IP/IT, technology, media and (open source) software law. By JBB Rechtsanwälte.

http://germanitlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3739

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 19

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014
    The staff at Jenkins continuously work to build our collection of print and electronic resources each year. Here are some of the collection highlights of 2014: Our print collection grew by over 800 titles, some of which introduced new and/or…
  • Dec 17

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence
    Have you ever wanted to access Wigmore on Evidence on your desktop? Now you can! Wigmore on Evidence is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a membership database available to all Jenkins members. To access this title, use your last…
  • Dec 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form
    PA Legal Forms is a database that provides a variety of sample letters and forms specific to Pennsylvania. It includes a variety of basic forms for wills, including For People with Children, For People without Children, Mutual Wills for…
Rank this Week: 297

LexDigerati

LexDigerati

Focuses on technology policy, social media, intellectual property, antitrust and Internet isssues. By Glenn B. Manishin.

http://manishin.com/law
Rank this Week: 4149

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

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

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
  • Dec 19

    2014 Information Governance Year in Review

    2014 Information Governance Year in Review
    2014 has been perhaps the biggest year Information Governance (“IG”) has seen. A relatively small and, if not unknown, at least undefined field only a few years ago has grown into an area of interest—and concern—to…
  • Dec 18

    FTC $19 Million Settlement with Google: Unauthorized In-App Charges Are Not Child’s Play

    FTC $19 Million Settlement with Google: Unauthorized In-App Charges Are Not Child’s Play
    The FTC recently approved a final Order resolving allegations that Google unfairly billed customers millions of dollars for unauthorized charges made by children using mobile apps downloaded from the Google Play app store. Under the…
  • Dec 16

    What’s on the Horizon in the Golden State?

    What’s on the Horizon in the Golden State?
    As we near the turn of the year into 2015, organizations should keep an eye on laws taking effect on the West Coast. This year, the crop of new privacy statutes includes a few without precedent anywhere in the country. The focus? Kids and…
Rank this Week: 1709

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
  • Dec 19

    UDRPs Evidentiary Demand

    UDRPs Evidentiary Demand
    The UDRP is essentially composed of three blocks of checklists that lay out the evidence each party is expected to offer on its claim or defense. Paragraphs 4(a)(i – iii) detail the requirements a trademark owner must satisfy to prove…
  • Dec 9

    Proving Cybersquatting on Weak Trademark

    Proving Cybersquatting on Weak Trademark
    Proving cybersquatting on weak trademarks rises in difficulty as the marks descend the classification scale. Dictionary words such as “bespoke”, “emoney” and “upbeat”, descriptive phrases such as…
  • Dec 3

    Standard for Declaring Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

    Standard for Declaring Reverse Domain Name Hijacking
    Except where complainant’s claim is truly egregious for which there can be said to be a “settled policy”––Happy as Clams, Inc., a California Corp., DBA Date Like a Grownup v. Heather Dugan, D2014-1655 (WIPO…
Rank this Week: 537

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Last-Minute Shoppers Unite! The Ultimate Round-Up of Gift Lists for Lawyer

    Last-Minute Shoppers Unite! The Ultimate Round-Up of Gift Lists for Lawyer
    If you are at all like me, then you have not even started, let alone finished, your holiday shopping. Should there be a lawyer on your holiday list, I’m throwing you a lifeline with a round-up of blog posts and websites offering gift…
  • Dec 16

    CosmoLex Evolves from Time and Billing to Full Practice Management

    CosmoLex Evolves from Time and Billing to Full Practice Management
    Since its launch earlier this year as a cloud-based billing and trust accounting platform, CosmoLex has steadily added new features and capabilities, gradually moving towards becoming a full-fledged law practice management platform. That…
  • Dec 13

    New Book Covers the Basics of PDF for Lawyer

    New Book Covers the Basics of PDF for Lawyer
    Out this week is PDF Essentials for Lawyers, a new ebook by New Orleans attorney Ernie Svenson that is designed to serve as a simple guide to using PDF for lawyers and legal professionals. And if you are at all interested in this topic, now…
Rank this Week: 563

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 2309

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Marijuana, the Automobile Exception and the Text Message

    Marijuana, the Automobile Exception and the Text Message
    After Dwight Corey Kennedy was charged – in a “seven-count information” – with “possession of methamphetamine while armed with a loaded gun (Health & Safety Code § 11370.1(a), possession of…
  • Dec 17

    The Debit Card, the Grandfather and the Sneaker

    The Debit Card, the Grandfather and the Sneaker
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court, Appellate Division – New York concerning a juvenile delinquencyproceeding:  In the Matter of Luis C., 2014 WL 6779210. The court begins its opinion by explaining how the…
  • Dec 15

    The Target Hack, Negligence and the Class Action

    The Target Hack, Negligence and the Class Action
    As you may recall, in December of 2013 Target was the victimof a “major hack” of credit and debit card data.  And as you may or may not know, in May of 2014 of 2014, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation consolidated…
Rank this Week: 248

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

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

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
  • Dec 19

    On the Ninth Day of Privacy, my true love gave to me….

    On the Ninth Day of Privacy, my true love gave to me….
    a tracking device in my car …. she is now my ex-true love…. Written by Jonathan Cain A year ago, privacy and data security issues in the media were all about credit cards and identity theft.  Concerns about privacy related…
  • Dec 18

    On The Eighth Day of Privacy, Health Care Systems (Over)Shared Data

    On The Eighth Day of Privacy, Health Care Systems (Over)Shared Data
    When is “sharing” too much of a good thing?  And will it get worse for health care systems in 2015?  Read on….. Written by Stephanie D. Willis Data sharing has become a point of sharp focus in the efforts to…
  • Dec 17

    On the Seventh Day of Privacy, federal agencies gave to me…..

    On the Seventh Day of Privacy, federal agencies gave to me…..
    Questions of Authority – who will be the federal regulatory cop on the privacy beat?  FTC?   FCC?  Privacy, Data Security Jurisdiction Questions to the Forefront in 2015 Written by Christopher Harvie As privacy and…
Rank this Week: 4106

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

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

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
  • Dec 19

    Attorney General Attacks Google for “having no corporate conscience”

    Attorney General Attacks Google for “having no corporate conscience”
    The Attorney General of Mississippi complained in a letter to Google that “In my ten years as Attorney General, I have dealt with a lot of large corporate wrongdoers. I must say that yours is the first I have encountered to have no…
  • Dec 16

    Cyberintrusions Lead to 81+ Million Records Exposed in 2014

    Cyberintrusions Lead to 81+ Million Records Exposed in 2014
    The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) defines data breaches when an incident put a risk of exposure of an individual’s “name plus a Social Security number, driver’s license number, medical record or financial record…
  • Dec 12

    Coming to your Computer Soon? Ransonware which Locks your Files and Demands Payment

    Coming to your Computer Soon? Ransonware which Locks your Files and Demands Payment
    Alarms are going off around the Internet with an apparent increase of ransomware which “immediately makes its presence known by encrypting files and demanding payment for the keys to unlock them.” The Department of Homeland…
Rank this Week: 3909

Above and Beyond KM

Above and Beyond KM

Covers knowledge management. By V. Mary Abraham.

http://aboveandbeyondkm.com
  • Dec 18

    Infinite Energy KM

    Infinite Energy KM
    We know that a cat always lands on its feet. We also know that a slice of toast always lands buttered side down. So what happens when you attach a slice of toast (buttered side up, of course) to the back of a cat and then toss both out the…
  • Dec 8

    Law Firm IT Whiplash

    Law Firm IT Whiplash
    The Mayo Clinic staff describe whiplash as, a neck injury that can occur during rear-end automobile collisions, when your head suddenly moves backward and then forward — similar to the motion of someone cracking a whip. These extreme…
  • Dec 8

    Law Firm IT Whiplash

    Law Firm IT Whiplash
    The Mayo Clinic staff describe whiplash as, a neck injury that can occur during rear-end automobile collisions, when your head suddenly moves backward and then forward — similar to the motion of someone cracking a whip. These extreme…
Rank this Week: 4922

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: 1324

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Dec 18

    In the new

    In the new
    This week, my third grade son needed to give a presentation to his class about a holiday tradition in our family, so I helped him to create his first Keynote slide show for a presentation on how we pick out...
  • Dec 17

    ILTA survey reveals extensive attorney iPad and iPhone use

    ILTA survey reveals extensive attorney iPad and iPhone use
    The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) is a peer networking organization for people who work in the legal technology field, such as the people who work in law firm IT departments. I know that the folks in my law firm's...
  • Dec 15

    Review: PDF Essentials for Lawyers by Ernie Svenson / MPU 230

    Review: PDF Essentials for Lawyers by Ernie Svenson / MPU 230
    I still remember the time, many years ago, when PDF documents seemed novel. Today, of course, most attorneys work with PDF documents just about every day, especially if you practice in federal court. And PDF is my preferred file format...
Rank this Week: 1181

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
  • Dec 18

    Russian Data Localization Law May Now Come into Force One Year Ahead of Schedule, in September 2015

    Russian Data Localization Law May Now Come into Force One Year Ahead of Schedule, in September 2015
    On 17 December, the State Duma (the lower chamber of the Russian Parliament) passed legislation that would change the effective date of Russia's new law requiring the local storage in Russia of the personal data of Russian citizens (Data…
  • Dec 18

    Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Takes Lead on Privacy Regulation of Mobile App

    Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Takes Lead on Privacy Regulation of Mobile App
    In a recent client alert, partner Mark Parsons and associate Peter Colegate from the Hogan Lovells Hong Kong office highlighted the attention increasingly paid by privacy regulators around the world to the manner in which mobile apps collect,…
  • Dec 18

    CNIL International Chief Discusses Safe Harbor and Onward Transfer

    CNIL International Chief Discusses Safe Harbor and Onward Transfer
    Following on the heels of the IAPP Congress in Brussels, the CNIL’s (the French data protection authority) international chief, Florence Raynal, engaged in a dialogue with the members of the American Chamber of Commerce’s Digital…
Rank this Week: 1859

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Dec 18

    What I Want for Christmas - eDiscovery Wish List

    What I Want for Christmas - eDiscovery Wish List
    With over 1,070 posts since September 20, 2010, we’ve had a lot to say about eDiscovery over 4+ years. However, we’ve never published a Christmas wish list of what we’d like to see happen in eDiscovery over the next year,…
  • Dec 17

    December Case Law Pop Quiz Answers! - eDiscovery Case Law

    December Case Law Pop Quiz Answers! - eDiscovery Case Law
    Yesterday, we gave you a pop quiz for the eDiscovery case law that we’ve covered since late October. If you’re reading the blog each day, these questions should be easy! Let's see how you did. Here are the…
  • Dec 16

    December Case Law Pop Quiz! - eDiscovery Case Law

    December Case Law Pop Quiz! - eDiscovery Case Law
    We have time for one more case law pop quiz before the end of the year – this one is customized to the case law that we’ve covered since late October. If you’re reading the blog each day, these questions should be easy! If…
Rank this Week: 715

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Dec 18

    I Still Have a Defective Heart

    I Still Have a Defective Heart
    I have an atrial septal defect. Today when we went over the results of my tests, he told me I have, not 1, but 2 holes between my atriums.
  • Dec 16

    Minimalism in 90 Days Update from Week 9

    Minimalism in 90 Days Update from Week 9
    […]
  • Dec 15

    Marathon Training Week 13 Recap: Walking Suck

    Marathon Training Week 13 Recap: Walking Suck
    There are two main challenges with walking: (1) it takes a lot longer than running and (2) it’s boring! I’m still sticking to Hal Higdon’s marathon training program for novices, but walking my miles. I hope I can still do…
Rank this Week: 3991

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/
  • Dec 18

    North Korea, Sony and California Stem Cell

    North Korea, Sony and California Stem Cell
    Lauren Miller, a California stem cell agency director, and Seth Rogen at the Los Angeles premier of "The Interview" on Dec. 11. The appearance coincidentally followed the agency's board meeting. Getty Photo, Michael TranIt…
  • Dec 16

    Former California Stem Cell CEO Zach Hall on Conflicts of Interest and Last Week's CIRM Board Voting

    Former California Stem Cell CEO Zach Hall on Conflicts of Interest and Last Week's CIRM Board Voting
    Conflict of interest issues have long been a difficult issue for the California stem cell agency, and so it was last week.The matter involved a proposal to reduce the indirect cost funding rate for both businesses and nonprofit institutions…
  • Dec 15

    Eleven Percent Stock Price Drop for StemCells, Inc., on Bad News From California Stem Cell Agency

    Eleven Percent Stock Price Drop for StemCells, Inc., on Bad News From California Stem Cell Agency
    Six month performance StemCells, Inc., stock priceYahoo chartThe stock price of StemCells, Inc., of Newark, Ca., plummeted nearly 11 percent today following a federal filing that it had lost its $19 million award from the California stem cell…
Rank this Week: 1053

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/
  • Dec 18

    Trial Tech Tips -- Equipment Failure

    Trial Tech Tips -- Equipment Failure
    I've often said that when it comes to trial technology, it’s not a question of if it will fail, but rather when it will fail, how bad that failure will be, how long it will take to fix it, and whether anyone else will even notice that…
  • Dec 4

    Trial Tech Tips – Zoom and Highlighter

    Trial Tech Tips – Zoom and Highlighter
    Two of the most important and frequently used features in trial presentation are also two of the most basic – the zoom and the highlighter. These two features can literally bring a document-intensive trial to life – quickly…
  • Nov 23

    Trial Tech Tips - TrialDirector Bates Numbering

    Trial Tech Tips - TrialDirector Bates Numbering
    This article is the first in a series entitled “Trial Tech Tips.” Focused on the crossroads of law and technology, and in no particular order, we will share a collection of proven and tested methods for accomplishing a wide…
Rank this Week: 3518

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
Rank this Week: 2051

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Dec 18

    LAW LIBRARY CLOSED FOR WINTER BREAK DEC. 21- JAN. 3

    LAW LIBRARY CLOSED FOR WINTER BREAK DEC. 21- JAN. 3
    The law library will close for Winter Break on Saturday, December 20 at 4:00 PM.  The library will reopen on Sunday, January 4 at 10:00 AM. More information about law library hours is available on our website here. HAPPY HOLIDAYS…
  • Dec 1

    EXTENDED LAW LIBRARY HOURS DURING EXAMS

    EXTENDED LAW LIBRARY HOURS DURING EXAMS
    In response to student requests, the law library will be open extended hours during exams. The Details: Library Hours December 1 – 17  Sunday  10:00 AM – 2:00 AM Monday – Friday 8:00 AM –  2:00 AM…
  • Nov 19

    GETTING READY FOR EXAMS: STUDY AIDS

    GETTING READY FOR EXAMS: STUDY AIDS
    The law library has numerous print study aids on reserve at the circulation desk that may be useful during exams: Get a broad overview: Nutshells Focus on the core principles: Concise Hornbooks and Understanding…
Rank this Week: 2984

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Dec 18

    Reports of Lawyers’ Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

    Reports of Lawyers’ Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
    In the legal industry, the Engineer versus Druid dichotomy is an interesting one.  These names come from a familiar aphorism: ‘There are two kinds of fools: one who says this is old and therefore good, and the other who says this…
  • Dec 12

    Painlessly Switching Ediscovery Platform Mid-case. No, really!

    Painlessly Switching Ediscovery Platform Mid-case. No, really!
    One of the great things about my job is that I get to spend a lot of time with legal professionals in the field.  One of the frustrating things, however, is watching them needlessly suffer through the experience of using ediscovery…
  • Dec 4

    The Importance of Technology in the Legal Space

    The Importance of Technology in the Legal Space
    The required skillset of 21st century lawyers is different from earlier generations’. The legal field has undergone a dramatic technological transformation, and many legal functions have evolved accordingly. And yet, even with all the…
Rank this Week: 2676