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AlphaTech Counsel

AlphaTech Counsel

Covers legal and business issues for entrepreneurs and emerging companies.

http://alphatechcounsel.com/blog
  • Oct 5

    Keeping Company Sale Proceeds: Indemnification-Related Provision

    Keeping Company Sale Proceeds: Indemnification-Related Provision
    The indemnification-related provisions are the most important outside of the purchase price itself in a company sale transaction. This post outlines indemnification-related issues when negotiating a company sale.
  • May 24

    Company Sale Structure Consideration

    Company Sale Structure Consideration
    In this AlphaTakes video, Matt Storms discusses the common considerations that drive the decision on how to structure a company sale transaction. Here are the key takeaways from this video: The most common considerations that affect the…
  • May 10

    Software Deals Using the Customer’s Form

    Software Deals Using the Customer’s Form
    Ever try to license software or provide SaaS to a Fortune 500 company or some other high profile company? Did they insist on working from “their paper”? You know enough not to simply hope for the best and sign whatever contract…
Rank this Week: 695

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Mar 16

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi
    Dear Readers: This is a post I co-wrote with Joe Wallin, who has published the almost identical post here. If you are investing in early stage companies, there are certain deal terms you want. Most you probably know already: if...
  • Mar 11

    A Gift from Congress to Angel

    A Gift from Congress to Angel
    The picture here was taken by Joe Wallin, who was on a panel with me, Gary Kocher of K&L Gates, Tom Alberg of Madrona Ventures, and Dan Rosen of the Alliance of Angels, talking to the Angel Capital Association's NW...
  • Mar 3

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)
    "On a relative basis, issuances claiming the new Rule 506(c) exemption have accounted for only 2.1% of the reported capital raised pursuant to Rule 506 since becoming effective in September 2014." So reads a key finding of a report,…
Rank this Week: 610

Cairns Blog

Cairns Blog

Covers the First Amendment, democracy and design in the digital age. By New York Law School Professor Beth Simone Noveck and members of the First Amendment in the Digital Age Course at Stanford University.

http://cairns.typepad.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    From Russia with Love

    From Russia with Love
    A few days ago I gave a presentation on “Solving Public Problems with Crowdsourcing” for 80 assembled governors of the Russian Federation outside of Moscow at an event on Contemporary Management Technologies. The presentation was…
  • Jun 5

    Wiki Style Government

    Wiki Style Government
    The Public Administration Select Committee of the UK Parliament issued a Report on Public Engagement in Policymaking calling for “wiki style” approaches to policymaking and creating greater engagement in the workings of…
  • Jun 3

    “Groupy Once More”: J. Richard Hackman on Group Behavior and Performance

    “Groupy Once More”: J. Richard Hackman on Group Behavior and Performance
    This week family and friends of the late Richard Hackman, who passed away in January, gather in Cambridge, Massachusetts to celebrate his life and work. He devoted his career as a social and organizational psychologist to studying what makes…
Rank this Week: 880

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 959

practice management blog

practice management blog

From the law practice management (lpm) committee of the DuPage County Bar Association.

http://dcbalpm.wordpress.com
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jul 14

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com
    Remember – we’re now at www.practicehacker.com Join us, won’t you? Posted in new addre
Rank this Week: 968

Dividends and Preferences

Dividends and Preferences

Musings on Venture Capital, Technology and Entrepreneurship. By Hank J. Heyming.

http://www.dividendsandpreferences.com/
  • Apr 25

    Out and About

    Out and About
    Hey folks -- I'm getting ready to head down to the RTP area for the annual CED Venture Conference.  This year it is in downtown Raleigh, instead of Pinehurst, and looks to be bigger and better than ever. So, if anyone happens to be in the…
  • Apr 19

    Securities Law FAIL

    Securities Law FAIL
    Longtime viewers of this blog will recall that one of my favorite memes is -- "Try Not to Violate Securities Laws."  It never ceases to amaze me how easily and often folks violate securities laws.  It is a war of information, people, and…
  • Apr 18

    Someone Wrote a Book About Me!

    Someone Wrote a Book About Me!
    (Well, maybe not a whole book, but at least a short chapter...) Hey folks!  I know it has been a little while since I've posted anything.  I typically take a break over the winter holidays, but have really let it go for too long.…
Rank this Week: 938

Lawgarithms

Lawgarithms

Issue-spotting the Live Web. Covers blogging, copyright, licenses, privacy, software, syndication and more. By Denise Howell.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/howell/
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Stop the security line, I want to get off. And I’m taking my kid with me.
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Time was when having "the talk" with your kids meant the birds and the bees. Nowadays parents also have to be ready to explain shoe- and underwear-bombers, molotov toothpaste, and the touchy-feely TSA.
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Time was when having "the talk" with your kids meant the birds and the bees. Nowadays parents also have to be ready to explain shoe- and underwear-bombers, molotov toothpaste, and the touchy-feely TSA.
Rank this Week: 569

Mediation Channel

Mediation Channel

Information, news, and commentary on mediation, negotiation, law, and conflict management. By Diane Levin.

https://mediationchannel.com
  • Jul 9

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact
    In 1770, in his historic defense of British soldiers accused of murdering five Bostonians, John Adams told the jury in his summation:
  • Jul 9

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact
    In 1770, in his historic defense of British soldiers accused of murdering five Bostonians, John Adams told the jury in his summation: Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our…
  • May 13

    Resources online and beyond for the aspiring mediator

    Resources online and beyond for the aspiring mediator
    Greetings to regular readers, new visitors, and to the members of the Mediation Works Executive Mediation Training, with whom I have the pleasure of working this week.
Rank this Week: 972

ByteLawyer Briefings

ByteLawyer Briefings

Covers current law and technology developments affecting business and society. By Nanyang Business School Professor Harry SK Tan.

http://bytelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader
    In what appears to be a straightforward case of licensors of Animeware - ODEX - for illegal downloading of pirated copies by thousands, Odex filed suits against all the local commercial ISPs to obtain the identities of those who downloaded…
  • Aug 19

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?
    Day 1 of State of Play Conference. Interestingly the latest case reported of the synthetic worlds is the case of EROS LLC suing Volkov Catteneo” who broke the sex program’s copy protection and sold unauthorized copies. So naturally…
  • Aug 19

    State of Play Conference BEGINS

    State of Play Conference BEGINS
    Finally the long awaited conference has begun. Last night at the opening dinner for participants, meeting all the thought leaders, academics and businesses involved in the building and use of synthetic environments is exciting. There was a…
Rank this Week: 644

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 21

    Airbnb Takes Their Service to the Next Level: Building and Branding Their Own Apartment

    Airbnb Takes Their Service to the Next Level: Building and Branding Their Own Apartment
    Airbnb has been subject to increasing regulations from municipalities across the country, with various requirements being imposed. For example, many of these cities are necessitating that the owners of the units that are being listed obtain a…
  • Oct 21

    United States Diplomats Attacked In Cuba

    United States Diplomats Attacked In Cuba
    U.S. intelligence operatives residing in Cuba have been reporting “sonic-like” attacks, affecting at least 21 American operatives so far. Despite attacks beginning roughly a year ago, the story initially failed to pick up…
  • Oct 21

    Kaspersky, Russia, and the Exposure of American National Security Secret

    Kaspersky, Russia, and the Exposure of American National Security Secret
    Last week, news broke that hackers working for the Russian government acquired American intelligence programs by exploiting weaknesses in Kaspersky Lab, a software security program used by several agencies in the United States government.…
Rank this Week: 4079

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

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

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Oct 20

    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Q&A with Kristof Van Quathem

    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Q&A with Kristof Van Quathem
    Kristof Van Quathem, special counsel in Covington’s Brussels office, advises clients on data protection, data security, and cybercrime matters. He has been specializing in this area for over fifteen years and covers the entire spectrum…
  • Oct 19

    Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus Discusses Vulnerability Disclosure

    Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus Discusses Vulnerability Disclosure
    Last week, the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus hosted “Hacking: What Color Is Your Hat? Vulnerability Disclosures and the Law,” a discussion on the importance of vulnerability disclosures to protect…
  • Oct 18

    China Revises Proposals on Regulation of Commercial Encryption

    China Revises Proposals on Regulation of Commercial Encryption
    In the past three weeks, China’s State Council and the State Cryptography Administration (“SCA”) issued two documents that reveal a major change in the regulatory regime governing commercial encryption products in China,…
Rank this Week: 3544

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 20

    Australian Government Wants to Give Satire The Boot

    Australian Government Wants to Give Satire The Boot
    The National Symbols Officer of Australia recently wrote to Juice Media, producers of Rap News and Honest Government Adverts, suggesting that its “use” of Australia’s coat of arms violated various Australian laws. This…
  • Oct 19

    KRACK Vulnerability: What You Need To Know

    KRACK Vulnerability: What You Need To Know
    This week security researchers announced a newly discovered vulnerability dubbed KRACK, which affects several common security protocols for Wi-Fi, including WPA (Wireless Protected Access) and WPA2. This is a bad vulnerability in that it…
  • Oct 19

    Expanding E-Verify is a Privacy Disaster in the Making

    Expanding E-Verify is a Privacy Disaster in the Making
    E-Verify is a massive federal data system used to verify the eligibility of job applicants to work in the United States. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the U.S. Social…
Rank this Week: 2086

Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

Cover tech solutions and issues for law firms. By Accellis Technology Group.

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    5 Key Ways to Protect Your Firm from Ransomware

    5 Key Ways to Protect Your Firm from Ransomware
    Learn what ransomware is and how prevention and education can protect your firm from falling victim to a cybercriminal attack. The post 5 Key Ways to Protect Your Firm from Ransomware appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
  • Oct 19

    Webinar: Small but Not Forgotten: Cybersecurity for the Small Firm

    Webinar: Small but Not Forgotten: Cybersecurity for the Small Firm
    Watch this on-demand webinar focused on better search techniques and tools to keep the documents, data and correspondence you need at your fingertips when you need it. The post Webinar: Small but Not Forgotten: Cybersecurity for the Small…
  • Oct 18

    Under My Umbrella: Secure Internet Gateway

    Under My Umbrella: Secure Internet Gateway
    Learn how Secure Internet Gateways (SIG) can help protect your firm's safety no matter where your employees are working from. The post Under My Umbrella: Secure Internet Gateways appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
Rank this Week: 2691

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4063

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 20

    New law may require Google and Facebook to disclose political advertising

    New law may require Google and Facebook to disclose political advertising
    The New York Times reported about a new “bill would require internet companies to provide information to the election commission about who is paying for online ads.” The October 19, 2017 report entitled “Senators Demand…
  • Oct 17

    Supreme Court will consider a 1986 law about phone records and how it applies to emails in 2017 outside the US

    Supreme Court will consider a 1986 law about phone records and how it applies to emails in 2017 outside the US
    The New York Times reported that the US Supreme Court will consider a case against Microsoft to “decide whether federal prosecutors can force technology companies to turn over data stored outside the United States.”  In 1986…
  • Oct 13

    Did Facebook delete Russian bought ads because of a bug?

    Did Facebook delete Russian bought ads because of a bug?
    The Washington Post wrote that Facebook “it has merely corrected a “bug” that allowed [Jonathan] Albright, who is research director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, to access information he…
Rank this Week: 3551

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 20

    LA Times: Does California's New Stem Cell Law Do Enough to Regulate Exploitation of Desperate Patients?

    LA Times: Does California's New Stem Cell Law Do Enough to Regulate Exploitation of Desperate Patients?
    The Los Angeles Times this morning carried a piece that praised the state's first-in-the-nation disclosure law concerning unregulated stem cell treatments, but the article also questioned whether the law is tough enough for the…
  • Oct 16

    CIRM-funded ALS Trial Enrolls First Patients; Therapy Produced by Israeli Firm

    CIRM-funded ALS Trial Enrolls First Patients; Therapy Produced by Israeli Firm
    An Israeli firm backed with $16 million from the California stem cell agency today announced that it has enrolled the first patients in its phase three trial for a treatment for ALS, sometimes known as Lou Gehrig's disease.The trial, the…
  • Oct 12

    Correction

    Correction
    An item earlier today said incorrectly that this week's Internet outage at the California stem cell agency was the first such significant occurrence. The agency, in fact, had another outage in September.
Rank this Week: 3950

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
Rank this Week: 2551

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
Rank this Week: 3554

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 2539

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 1418

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

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

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Oct 20

    CRTC finds CASL to be constitutional in CompuFinder challenge

    CRTC finds CASL to be constitutional in CompuFinder challenge
    On October 19, 2017, the CRTC issued its decision in a constitutional challenge to CASL brought by CompuFinder. You may recall that in 2015, the CRTC levied the largest penalty to date -- $1.1 million -- against CompuFinder. (My previous blog…
  • Oct 19

    My comments on Nova Scotia's Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act

    My comments on Nova Scotia's Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act
    Note: Because of very short notice, I will not be able to appear at the Nova Scotia Legislature's Law Amendments Committee to provide my views on Nova Scotia's new cyberbullying law. Here are my written comments that will be sent to the…
  • Oct 11

    Nova Scotia introduces new "secure" ID and licenses; fails to mention use of biometric

    Nova Scotia introduces new "secure" ID and licenses; fails to mention use of biometric
    The Government of Nova Scotia just announced that it is introducing new "secure" provincial ID cards and drivers licenses. What they failed to mention in any of their press releases or in any of the media coverage is that the new system will…
Rank this Week: 1371

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Oct 19

    In the new

    In the new
    Senator Al Franken recently sent a letter to Apple, asking about the privacy implications of the Face ID system in the upcoming iPhone X. After all, it would be a little creepy if Apple uploaded a picture of every owner’s...
  • Oct 16

    Wi-Fi is hacked, but iPhone and iPad will soon be safe

    Wi-Fi is hacked, but iPhone and iPad will soon be safe
    I suspect that virtually every attorney with an iPhone or iPad uses Wi-Fi in connection with the representation of a client. And if you are on a modern password-protected network, it should be reasonably safe to do so. Unfortunately,…
  • Oct 12

    In the new

    In the new
    I've noted in the past that you can charge an iPad Pro twice as fast by using a USB-C charger instead of the 10W or 12W charger that comes with an iPad Pro. The new iPhone 8 also supports fast...
Rank this Week: 4530

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Blogging better: how to not write a like a lawyer

    Blogging better: how to not write a like a lawyer
    Writing, posting and sharing blogs by @Lihsa I’ve been blogging for over ten years now. And during that time, I’ve learned a thing or two about the craft.Blogging has quite a distinctive style. There are a couple of ways I could…
  • Oct 14

    The Rise of Legal Operation

    The Rise of Legal Operation
    One of my old jokes I used to use arose out of lawyer questions about "AFAs." Lawyers would ask, How can you tell if an AFA will be successful? My answer: I have caller ID. The point being that success came with lawyers willing to focus on…
  • Oct 13

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media
    Sharing, clothes and looking the part of a lawyer by @Lihsa I love social media. It’s a fascinating look into the minds of 2 billion people. Admittedly, it can, at times, get pretty ugly in there. But then there are places of…
Rank this Week: 3759

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

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

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

    After Nearly 5 Years, FCC Lifting Freeze on Mods for Unrepacked Full-Power and Class A TV Station

    After Nearly 5 Years, FCC Lifting Freeze on Mods for Unrepacked Full-Power and Class A TV Station
    The FCC announced late today that the freeze that has been in place since April 2013 which prevents full-power and Class A TV stations from filing applications to expand their coverage areas will be lifted temporarily, likely before the end…
  • Oct 4

    TV Stations’ First Ever Quarterly Transition Progress Report Due October 10

    TV Stations’ First Ever Quarterly Transition Progress Report Due October 10
    As we noted back in April (has it really been that long ago?) when the FCC first announced the TV spectrum repack deadlines, TV stations being repacked now have yet another quarterly filing obligation.  Television stations transitioning…
  • Oct 2

    Will Anyone Pay for 1-833-AUCTION?

    Will Anyone Pay for 1-833-AUCTION?
    Toll-free telephone numbers celebrated their 50th birthday this year (frankly, without much fanfare). These numbers allow callers to reach businesses without being charged for the call. When long distance calling was expensive,…
Rank this Week: 3065

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Oct 19

    Academics Recommend to Drop Filtering Obligations from the EU Copyright Reform

    Academics Recommend to Drop Filtering Obligations from the EU Copyright Reform
    As you might have noticed, there is a lot of activism on the copyright/intermediary liability side in Europe at the moment. Hence, I'm here announcing another opinion that I have co-drafted with an amazing team of scholars, including Martin…
  • Oct 16

    CEIPI Opinion on Copyright Limitations' Reform in the European Digital Single Market

    CEIPI Opinion on Copyright Limitations' Reform in the European Digital Single Market
    The Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) has just published a position paper, which I have co-authored with Christophe Geiger and Oleksandr Bulayenko, on the proposed reform of copyright exceptions and…
  • Oct 11

    A Response to “Responsible Encryption”

    A Response to “Responsible Encryption”
    On October 10, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gave a speech at the U.S. Naval Academy about encryption. I have a lot to say about his remarks, so pardon the length and haphazard organization of this post. Much of Rosenstein’s…
Rank this Week: 1385

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Oct 19

    JAMA: Cybersecurity Concerns and Medical Devices – Lessons from a Pacemaker Advisory

    JAMA: Cybersecurity Concerns and Medical Devices – Lessons from a Pacemaker Advisory
    Interesting viewpoints from this Journal of the American Medical Association article on FDA’s August 2017 notice re: cyber security issues with certain pacemakers, including: “This first widespread cybersecurity advisory…
  • Oct 18

    GRDP Update: WP29 Guidelines adopted for Data Protection Impact Assessment

    GRDP Update: WP29 Guidelines adopted for Data Protection Impact Assessment
    The new GDPR is much more detailed than the 1995 Directive. The GDPR has 99 articles, versus 34 in the Directive. And a few new key concepts clearly require new guidance. Since the adoption of the Regulation on 27 April 2016, the…
  • Oct 18

    Cybersecurity 2018 – The Year in Preview: HIPAA Compliance

    Cybersecurity 2018 – The Year in Preview: HIPAA Compliance
    Editors’ Note:  This is the first of a multi-part end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year. Up next:  the emerging threat landscape. Like many things in…
Rank this Week: 3629

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

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

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • Oct 18

    The California bar exam: time for some accountability from law school dean

    The California bar exam: time for some accountability from law school dean
    The California Supreme Court announced today that it will leave the California bar examination passing score at 1440 (144 on the national scale) for now. The Court said that "balancing all considerations, the court is not persuaded that the…
  • Sep 12

    Predicting the future of US News law school rankings with revealed preference rankings?

    Predicting the future of US News law school rankings with revealed preference rankings?
    A new entrant has emerged in the law school rankings debate, as Christopher Ryan and Brian Frye recently posted their paper, A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools (forthcoming in the Alabama Law Review). The paper presents a ranking…
  • Sep 5

    The California bar exam and attorney discipline debate takes a strange turn

    The California bar exam and attorney discipline debate takes a strange turn
    The State Bar of California and the California Supreme Court are currently considering reducing the passing score of the California Bar Examination, possibly with retroactive effect to July 2017. To provide additional evidence that had been…
Rank this Week: 2362

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Oct 18

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
  • Sep 20

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?
    If you have been following legal information news lately, you have probably heard quite a bit about legal analytics – the so-called “MoneyBall” for lawyers.  Litigation outcomes are located, summarized, categorized, and…
  • Sep 11

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
Rank this Week: 4520

Scott & Scott, LLP Blog

Scott & Scott, LLP Blog

Discusses how businesses should respond to software audits by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA).

http://scottandscottllp.com/blogs/
  • Oct 18

    Microsoft SPLA Self-Assessment – What It Is, and How to Respond

    Microsoft SPLA Self-Assessment – What It Is, and How to Respond
    Many of our clients have been contacting us in recent weeks (mid-late 2017) regarding notices they received from Microsoft requesting an internal self-assessment of their license positions under their Services Provider License Agreements…
  • Oct 4

    Robert J. Scott to Present “Insurance Requirement Provisions in Technology Contracts”

    Robert J. Scott to Present “Insurance Requirement Provisions in Technology Contracts”
    Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner of technology law firm Scott & Scott, LLP will address the missing ingredient in most technology contracts on October 5 in a Strafford CLE Webinar entitled “Insurance Requirement Provisions in…
  • Sep 28

    When to Buy vs. Uninstall in Software Audit

    When to Buy vs. Uninstall in Software Audit
    One of the most common mistakes I encounter in software audits is what I call the post-effective date software buying spree. The buying spree occurs in response to a letter from a publisher or publisher’s attorneys requesting a self…
Rank this Week: 1191

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Seattle May Take Another Stab at Municipal Broadband

    Seattle May Take Another Stab at Municipal Broadband
    October 13, 2017 – A city council member will soon propose the hire of an employee to begin what would be the eighth investigation into municipal broadband for the city in 12 years.
  • Oct 8

    Video from Media Working Group: Why We Might Be More Captive Today

    Video from Media Working Group: Why We Might Be More Captive Today
    October 9, 2017 – Susan Crawford explains why we might be more of a captive audience now than we were a decade ago.
  • Aug 4

    From The New Yorker: Why We Despise Cable Provider

    From The New Yorker: Why We Despise Cable Provider
    August 7, 2017 – The New Yorker’s Sheelah Kolhatkar explores how consolidation has landed Internet access providers among the ranks of the most hated businesses in the country. Susan Crawford explains that when it comes to…
Rank this Week: 1443

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Oct 17

    * When To File Patents In Europe And China

    * When To File Patents In Europe And China
    17 Seconds #41 The most important thing for startups to do is to inject IP thinking into their product launch process. Before any new product (or an improvement to an existing product) is launched (i.e. sold, offered for sale, publicly used,…
  • Sep 17

    * Intentional Patents, Intentional Marketing

    * Intentional Patents, Intentional Marketing
    17 Seconds #40 , Intentional IP = Intentional Patents + Intentional Trademarks Clocktower Law‘s approach to patent law and trademark law is to encourage our (mostly startup) clients to inject IP planning into the product launch process.…
  • Aug 22

    * Rename Yawkey Way Yaz Way

    * Rename Yawkey Way Yaz Way
    Red Sox Nation should rally around its founding father, Carl “Yaz” Yastrzemski, and convince Boston Red Sox ownership to rename Yawkey Way to Yaz Way. By Erik J. Heels First published 08/22/2017; ‘Rename Yawkey Way Yaz…
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Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

Explores litigation and ediscovery technology - as well as its context in the broader legal space.

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Oct 17

    Native Spreadsheet Redactions in Document Review: our Latest Feature

    Native Spreadsheet Redactions in Document Review: our Latest Feature
    Everlaw’s document review platform was already powerful when it came to spreadsheets. As an important piece of document and data review, we made certain that spreadsheets could be searched, that foreign language in a cell could be…
  • Oct 16

    #NCSAM Week 3: Protecting Employee and Customer Privacy

    #NCSAM Week 3: Protecting Employee and Customer Privacy
    Week 3: October 16-20 Theme: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet Connected devices, digitized records, smart cars, and smart homes have become a new reality. Week 3 reminds citizens that their sensitive, personal…
  • Oct 10

    Requesting Spreadsheets in Discovery: Quinonez-Castellanos v. Performance Contractors, Inc.

    Requesting Spreadsheets in Discovery: Quinonez-Castellanos v. Performance Contractors, Inc.
    The key discovery in a case is usually a limited number of documents, sometimes just one specific record. The goal of document review is to efficiently find responsive data in a time effective manner. Spreadsheets are often key evidence in a…
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The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Oct 17

    Native Spreadsheet Redactions in Document Review: our Latest Feature

    Native Spreadsheet Redactions in Document Review: our Latest Feature
    Everlaw’s document review platform was already powerful when it came to spreadsheets. As an important piece of document and data review, we made certain that spreadsheets could be searched, that foreign language in a cell could be…
  • Oct 16

    #NCSAM Week 3: Protecting Employee and Customer Privacy

    #NCSAM Week 3: Protecting Employee and Customer Privacy
    Week 3: October 16-20 Theme: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet Connected devices, digitized records, smart cars, and smart homes have become a new reality. Week 3 reminds citizens that their sensitive, personal…
  • Oct 10

    Requesting Spreadsheets in Discovery: Quinonez-Castellanos v. Performance Contractors, Inc.

    Requesting Spreadsheets in Discovery: Quinonez-Castellanos v. Performance Contractors, Inc.
    The key discovery in a case is usually a limited number of documents, sometimes just one specific record. The goal of document review is to efficiently find responsive data in a time effective manner. Spreadsheets are often key evidence in a…
Rank this Week: 2422

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Oct 17

    Native Spreadsheet Redactions in Document Review: our Latest Feature

    Native Spreadsheet Redactions in Document Review: our Latest Feature
    Everlaw’s document review platform was already powerful when it came to spreadsheets. As an important piece of document and data review, we made certain that spreadsheets could be searched, that foreign language in a cell could be…
  • Oct 16

    #NCSAM Week 3: Protecting Employee and Customer Privacy

    #NCSAM Week 3: Protecting Employee and Customer Privacy
    Week 3: October 16-20 Theme: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet Connected devices, digitized records, smart cars, and smart homes have become a new reality. Week 3 reminds citizens that their sensitive, personal…
  • Oct 10

    Requesting Spreadsheets in Discovery: Quinonez-Castellanos v. Performance Contractors, Inc.

    Requesting Spreadsheets in Discovery: Quinonez-Castellanos v. Performance Contractors, Inc.
    The key discovery in a case is usually a limited number of documents, sometimes just one specific record. The goal of document review is to efficiently find responsive data in a time effective manner. Spreadsheets are often key evidence in a…
Rank this Week: 2412

Sylvain Métille Blog

Sylvain Métille Blog

Swiss blog about law and information technologies.

https://smetille.ch/blog/
  • Oct 17

    L’utilisation du numéro AVS, un risque à ne pas négliger

    L’utilisation du numéro AVS, un risque à ne pas négliger
    L’utilisation d’un identifiant unique à travers toute l’administration (voire au-delà) a souvent été critiquée par le PFPDT, par exemple dans ses derniers rapports 2013/2014, 2014/2105,…
  • Sep 19

    Révision de la LPD: le projet du Conseil fédéral

    Révision de la LPD: le projet du Conseil fédéral
    La Suisse est en train de réviser sa Loi fédérale sur la protection des données (LPD) qui date de 1992. L’Office fédéral de la justice (OFJ) a publié à la fin de…
  • Sep 7

    Publications: Le wifi ouvert a encore de l’avenir en Suisse

    Publications: Le wifi ouvert a encore de l’avenir en Suisse
    Dans l’édition Jusletter du 4 septembre 2017, j’ai publié un bref essai intitulé «Le wifi ouvert a encore de l’avenir en Suisse» dans lequel j’explique pourquoi la révision de la…
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The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
Rank this Week: 3620

Data Security Law Journal

Data Security Law Journal

Covers data security, cloud computing, data privacy and anything E. By Al Saikali.

http://www.datasecuritylawjournal.com/
  • Oct 16

    New Wave of Biometric Privacy Class Actions: Could You Be A Target?

    New Wave of Biometric Privacy Class Actions: Could You Be A Target?
    While the privacy world is focused on the Equifax data breach, another development is taking place that could have a more lasting effect on privacy law.  In the last month, plaintiffs’ lawyers in Illinois have filed over 20…
  • May 21

    Court Applies Work Product Protection to Breach Investigation Report

    Court Applies Work Product Protection to Breach Investigation Report
    One of the most significant questions in data security law is whether reports created by forensic firms investigating data breaches at the direction of counsel are protected from discovery in civil class action lawsuits.  They are, at…
  • Mar 5

    Incident Response: The Increasing Risks to Corporate Legal Department

    Incident Response: The Increasing Risks to Corporate Legal Department
    The consequences of a data breach reached new heights last week when Yahoo announced the resignation of its General Counsel in response to a series of security incidents the company suffered.  A more fulsome explanation of the security…
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Focus on the Data

Focus on the Data

Provides insights and practical guidance on privacy and data security issues under international, federal, state and local laws. By Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz PC.

http://www.focusonthedata.com
  • Oct 16

    Privacy Shield: Year One Updates You Need To Know

    Privacy Shield: Year One Updates You Need To Know
    This month we’re celebrating Privacy Shield’s first birthday (admittedly, a bit belated) with an update on everything Privacy Shield. There have been a number of developments on the Privacy Shield-front that companies certified or…
  • Oct 16

    Privacy Shield: Year One Updates You Need To Know

    Privacy Shield: Year One Updates You Need To Know
    This month we’re celebrating Privacy Shield’s first birthday (admittedly, a bit belated) with an update on everything Privacy Shield. There have been a number of developments on the Privacy Shield-front that companies certified or…
  • Aug 22

    Class Action Lawsuits over Alleged COPPA Violations Reinforce Importance of Compliance

    Class Action Lawsuits over Alleged COPPA Violations Reinforce Importance of Compliance
    Earlier this month, three class action lawsuits were filed against companies for alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). These lawsuits are raising eyebrows as COPPA does not provide for…
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Trust Anchor

Trust Anchor

Covers cyber security, data privacy and regulatory compliance. By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trustanchor/
Rank this Week: 1932

ef yeah copyright law

ef yeah copyright law

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

http://www.isfanficlegal.com/
  • Oct 14

    transformativeworks: chrissihr: Hi, readers! *hops up on soapbox to shout into the void* As a...

    transformativeworks: chrissihr: Hi, readers! *hops up on soapbox to shout into the void* As a...
    transformativeworks: chrissihr: Hi, readers! *hops up on soapbox to shout into the void* As a fanfiction reader, you may have noticed AO3 is running a banner at the top of the site this week for its fundraiser. The fundraiser isn’t…
  • Oct 3

    redshoesnblueskies: knitmeapony: regurgitation-imminent: knitmeapony: knitmeapony: Kids....

    redshoesnblueskies: knitmeapony: regurgitation-imminent: knitmeapony: knitmeapony: Kids....
    redshoesnblueskies: knitmeapony: regurgitation-imminent: knitmeapony: knitmeapony: Kids.  Teenagers.  As someone staring 40 in the face lemme tell you a thing. You are going to be horrified and embarrassed at some point by the…
  • Oct 3

    Support the OTW by Reading!

    Support the OTW by Reading!
    transformativeworks: “Karen: A great thing about working in fan studies is that people spontaneously e-mail you with remarks like, “OMG I thought I was the only person who considered this stuff valuable! And you edited this…
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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
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Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

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

http://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/
  • Oct 13

    Separating Fact From Opinion Is Not Always Easy

    Separating Fact From Opinion Is Not Always Easy
    Defamation Law 101 teaches that expressions of opinion are protected by the First Amendment and are not actionable in court. To bring a successful defamation suit, you’ll need to prove that someone made a false statement of fact about…
  • Sep 22

    A Guide for Revenge Porn Victim

    A Guide for Revenge Porn Victim
    Revenge porn is generally defined as a form of online harassment in which sexually explicit photographs or videos of another individual (usually a former partner) are either taken or shared with others without the consent of the person shown…
  • Sep 17

    Police Reports: Qualified Privilege or Absolute Immunity?

    Police Reports: Qualified Privilege or Absolute Immunity?
    False police reports are privileged against defamation claims. But the precise nature of that privilege is not always clear. Is it a qualified privilege, subject to being lost through abuse or bad faith, or is it an absolute immunity…
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Cyber Law Lawyer Blog

Cyber Law Lawyer Blog

By Nelson Cyber Law, PLLC.

https://www.nelson.law/florida-cyber-crime-attorney
  • Oct 13

    Balancing Biometric Privacy and Technological Advancement

    Balancing Biometric Privacy and Technological Advancement
    No longer is it necessary for one to key-in a password of letters and numbers in order to gain access to computers, smartphones, or other electronically-secured information. The use of one’s facial features, fingerprints, and even their…
  • Sep 28

    IRS Issues Warning About Email Scam

    IRS Issues Warning About Email Scam
    Recently, the Internal Revenue Service issued a warning that electronic scammers were using official-looking emails to illegally obtain information and hold it for ransom. Despite frequent cyber security warnings that the IRS does not solicit…
  • Sep 14

    Cyber Law and the Cloud

    Cyber Law and the Cloud
    The use of computers by companies doing business in a variety of industries started years ago, and continues to grow. However, with that growth came the need to to use valuable office space for servers and data storage equipment. Now…
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Statements of Interest

Statements of Interest

Looking at life through a lawyer's lens. By Cathy Gellis.

http://www.cathygellis.com/soi/
  • Oct 12

    Some thoughts on Robert Kagan (repost)

    Some thoughts on Robert Kagan (repost)
    Robert Kagan had an op-ed in the Washington Post lamenting the state of the Republican party as the party of Trump. It was interesting and principled food for thought, which is also the opinion I drew when I heard him speak as a law student.…
  • Aug 21

    A poem for Eclipse 2017

    A poem for Eclipse 2017
    When the sun rises each day after the night, It challenges the moon to a fearsome fight. The sun always wins and gets its own way, And that’s why the night always turns into day.
  • Jul 17

    Friends and Family in Far-Flung Places (Part II: the Balkans)

    Friends and Family in Far-Flung Places (Part II: the Balkans)
    The following is the second part of the travelogue I wrote following a two-week trip to Israel and the Balkans 7/24/04-8/08/04.  Slightly edited a few times since. After leaving Israel I landed in Frankfurt Saturday evening and had…
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LawGeek

LawGeek

Covers intellectual property, free speech, privacy rights and other topics. By Jason Schultz.

http://lawgeek.typepad.com/lawgeek/
  • Oct 11

    The Misconceptions of Steroid Safety

    The Misconceptions of Steroid Safety
    There have been many misconceptions about the substance, its uses, the legalities, and many assume that it’s going to create havoc for those that use it. The truth of the matter is that it’s safe, easy to use, and with a proper guide to…
  • Jan 30

    Are Laws Designed to Protect Consumers from PED-Tainted Meat Really Working?

    Are Laws Designed to Protect Consumers from PED-Tainted Meat Really Working?
    Just over 16 years ago, Mexican lawmakers put a ban on the use of Clenbuterol and other performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) in cattle that is bred for meat. Despite this, there are still many farmers throughout the country who continue to…
  • Nov 26

    Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014

    Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014
    For those who are familiar with Anabolic Steroids, names like Dianabol, Winstrol and Anavar probably sound really familiar. This is not what we mean by "designer anabolic steroid". The Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act 2014 (the…
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