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23 May 2017, 7:40 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
This practice is a sub-set of the broader problem of opportunistic litigation, but it persists due to certain unique features of copyright law and the technical complexity of Internet technology. [read post]
23 May 2017, 7:33 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Nevertheless, in their responses to GAO’s questionnaire and follow-up discussions, the agencies cited impediments to further reductions, including (1) statutes and regulations mandating the collection of SSNs, (2) the use of SSNs in necessary interactions with other federal entities, and (3) technological constraints of agency systems and processes. [read post]
23 May 2017, 4:54 pm by INFORRM
The criticism leveled at social media platforms in respect of their reluctance to act as proactive intermediaries in the context of the dissemination of violent and sexual communications such as revenge porn, terrorist activity and cyber-bullying, and the fake news phenomenon, and the consequential response of these sites, are indicative of the challenges that emanate from the apparent conflict between the perceived roles of these platforms, and whether they should be required to operate as media or… [read post]
23 May 2017, 4:34 pm by Daniel Byman
Technological changes have made such vast operations more feasible. [read post]
23 May 2017, 4:03 pm
The remaining troll suits are likely to concentrate to a certain extent in Delaware, where many companies are incorporated, and in technology centers such as the Northern District of California, where many NPE targets are headquartered.But what all this means for foreign corporate defendants is uncertain—the Supreme Court studiously avoided opining on the subject in its opinion in TC Heartland. [read post]
23 May 2017, 3:39 pm by rainey
We believe that the voices of technology users should echo loudly in the halls of Congress and that timely and personal communication from constituents is vital to holding our elected officials to account. [read post]
23 May 2017, 3:28 pm by Belen Figueira
Involves name-calling, threatening and, making disrespectful comments about someone’s ethnicity, background, and appearance.Physical Bullying with aggressive physical intimidation involves hurting a person’s body or possessions.Social Bullying with exclusionary tactics involves deliberately preventing someone from joining or being part of a group, whether it’s at a lunch table, game, sporting event, or social activity.Online or cyber bullying Cyberbullying happens when kids use… [read post]
23 May 2017, 3:19 pm by Larry
Assuming the argument was that a person with one arm can live and work independently without any mechanical or other technological support, one should wonder what evidence for this proposition the Government provided. [read post]
23 May 2017, 3:02 pm by Peter Stockburger
The budget document, released by the Office of Management and Budget earlier this morning, states: “The Budget supports the President’s focus on cybersecurity to ensure strong programs and technology to defend the Federal networks that serve the American people, and continues efforts to share information, standards, and best practices with critical infrastructure and American businesses to keep them secure[.] [read post]
23 May 2017, 2:34 pm by Orin Kerr
If I understand the technology correctly, E911 location information can be implemented either through cell-site triangulation or through obtaining GPS information. [read post]
23 May 2017, 2:17 pm
In my recent webinar ‘The Future of Legal Technology’ I talk about the concept of ‘Nowism’ as a blocker on innovation and risk management. [read post]
23 May 2017, 12:27 pm by John Delaney and Aaron Rubin
Dealmakers who responded to a recent Morrison & Foerster survey predicted that the market for M&A transactions in the technology sector will be even more robust in 2017 than it was in 2015 and 2016—years in which acquirers announced deals collectively valued at more than $1 trillion. [read post]
23 May 2017, 11:30 am by Anna P. Lazarus
The issue of whether workers are properly classified as independent contractors rather than employees is a common dispute in the gig economy, particularly in newer, technology-based industries, such as ride-sharing. [read post]
23 May 2017, 10:45 am by Russell Spivak
Ultimately, the two concluded that though technology companies would claim immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (47 U.S.C. [read post]
23 May 2017, 10:03 am by By: Greg Nojeim
Because the U.S. is home to many of the largest technology companies and exerts jurisdiction over those companies, it receives a disproportionate volume of mutual legal assistance (MLA) requests under the treaties (MLATs) that it has with other countries. [read post]
23 May 2017, 8:11 am by Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
The book describes how new predictive technologies and surveillance capabilities are changing the “who,” “where,” “when,” and “how” law enforcement does its job. [read post]
23 May 2017, 7:43 am by Docket Navigator
[W]hile the . . . patent claims feature other, specific limitations and requirements, such as the use of RFID receivers and the need for a 'remote computer system' or PDA to identify vehicles and communicate their scofflaw status to a centralized host system, none are directed to a technological improvement in how each component works, or in how the use of each component promotes a technological advance. . . . [read post]
23 May 2017, 7:38 am by Walter James
  Additional hits in the USEPA budget are to the science and technology programs, the Superfund program and a number of regional programs (Great Lakes, Puget Sound, Chesapeake Bay and the Everglades). [read post]
23 May 2017, 7:00 am by Peter Swire
Changing Technology Drives MLA Challenges From a technology perspective, law enforcement faces growing challenges in accessing both data at rest and data in transit. [read post]
23 May 2017, 7:00 am by Eliza Dinale
It is well documented that the medical technology (MedTech) industry has been one of the fastest growing sectors in North America over the past several years. [read post]