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15 Jun 2012, 12:19 pm by Alex Vitrak
Lone Senator Blocks Renewal of NSA Wiretap Program [Wired – David Kravets] "The Obama administration wanted a quick, no-questions-asked-or-answered renewal of broad electronic eavesdropping powers that largely legalized the Bush administration’s illegal warrantless wiretapping program…But Sen. [read post]
7 Aug 2012, 8:22 am by Jonathan Bailey
They also claim to have “adjusted” their “workflow process” to prevent the error from happening again. 3: Authors Guild Seeks $2 Billion From Google for Book Scanning Finally today, David Kravets at Wired reports that the Authors Guild, in its case against Google over the search giant’s Book Search tool is seeking some $2 billion in damages. [read post]
8 Jun 2012, 11:50 am by Rekha Arulanantham
ACLU Phone App Lets You Shoot the Cops [Wired – David Kravets] "The New York chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has released an Android application allowing mobile-phone users to easily capture police patdowns on video, which is then automatically uploaded to the rights group’s servers." [read post]
12 Jul 2013, 9:33 am by Jonathan Bailey
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: RIAA Wants Infamous File-Sharer to Campaign Against Piracy First off today, David Kravets at Wired reports that famed file sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset was approached by the record labels with a proposition to receive a reduction in the damages she owes in exchange for her becoming a spokesperson for the RIAA and their anti-piracy efforts. [read post]
13 Feb 2008, 5:59 am
Complete State Surrenders File Sharers to RIAABy David Kravets EmailFebruary 12, 2008 | 7:10:33 PM Following the footsteps of dozens of other colleges, Oklahoma State University on Tuesday forwarded student identities to the Recording Industry Association of America, according to the school's lawyer.School attorney Michael Scott Fern said the university supplied 11 names to comply with a court order in a lawsuit brought by the RIAA, which accuses the… [read post]
29 Jun 2012, 9:02 am by Jonathan Bailey
Kienitz is suing for the profits from its publication and to prevent any future shirts from being printed. 3: From Copyright to Surveillance to Torture, Supreme Court Term Ends Mixed Finally today, David Kravets at Wired writes that the Supreme Court’s 2011-2012 term ended Thursday, following the court’s much-anticipated ruling on healthcare, leaving many to reflect on the year of rulings (and non-rulings) the court has made. [read post]
10 Jan 2014, 10:28 am by Jonathan Bailey
The final decision on the matter is left up to the European Court, however, the statement is a strong statement of support for the legality of viewing illegal streams in the country. 3: Dude, You Can’t Copyright That Hookah Finally today, David Kravets at Wired reports that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Inhale, a hookah pipe maker who had tried to sue a rival, Starbuzz Tobacco, that allegedly copied their design for a base. [read post]
7 Dec 2012, 9:55 am by Jonathan Bailey
Khanna had no comment on the matter. 2: Hollywood’s Total Piracy Awareness Program Set for January Launch Next up today, David Kravets at Wired reports that Chris Dodd, the former Senator and current head of the MPAA, announced at a keynote at the 2012 Content Protection Summit that the copyright alert system, often called the six-strikes system, will roll out in the US in January. [read post]
11 Jul 2016, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Led Zep Lawyers Want $800k for Defending “Stairway to Heaven” Lawsuit First off today, David Kravets at Ars Technica reports that lawyers representing Led Zeppelin in the Stairway to Heaven case have asked the court for $800,000 in fees and costs for defending their clients against the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the estate of the lead singer from the band Spirit. [read post]
19 Aug 2010, 10:25 pm by Jeffrey Richardson
David Kravets of Wired reports on a federal Second Circuit ruling that using an iPhone to secretly record a conversation does not violate the federal Wiretap App if used for legitimate purposes.  [read post]
13 Sep 2017, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: PETA Drops Lawsuit Demanding Animals the Right to Own Property First off today, David Kravets at Ars Technica reports that, much to the chagrin of punsters everywhere, the monkey selfie lawsuit has been settled as PETA has reached an agreement with the photographer. [read post]
6 Oct 2011, 6:53 am by Kiran Bhat
David Kravets at Wired Magazine’s Threat Level blog characterizes the denial of certiorari in Vernor v. [read post]
8 Mar 2011, 7:21 am by Nabiha Syed
Lyle Denniston of this blog has coverage of the grant, as do David Kravets of Wired’s Threat Level blog, the Denver Post, and Courthouse News Service. [read post]
14 May 2012, 11:08 am by Justin Silverman
Since I wrote about the prevalence of mugshot websites last October, many CMLP readers weighed in with their own take on what David Kravets described in Wired as a "racket." [read post]
8 Nov 2011, 6:42 am by Joshua Matz
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg, Daniel Solove at ACSblog, Mark Sherman of the Associated Press, Michael Price at the Brennan Center, David Kravets at Wired, Nina Totenberg of NPR, Jamie Dupree of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kashmir Hill at Forbes, and Arin Greenwood at the Huffington Post all have previews of the case.    [read post]
31 Jan 2013, 9:11 am by Venkat
Other coverage: David Kravets: Court Upholds Conviction in Dead Sea Scrolls E-Mail Impersonation Case Prof. [read post]
23 Sep 2013, 10:56 am by Jonathan Bailey
Content Industry Drafts Anti-Piracy Curriculum for Elementary Schools Finally today, David Kravets at Wired reports that The Motion Picture Association of America, the Recording Industry Association of America and several of the largest ISPs in the U.S. are launching a new pilot project in California that aims to teach elementary school students about copyright. [read post]
24 Jan 2017, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: US pulls out of Trans-Pacific Partnership First off today, David Kravets at Ars Technica reports that President Donald Trump has officially withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a wide-ranging treaty a dozen pacific-rim nations that included provisions on intellectual property. [read post]
10 Aug 2012, 12:55 pm by Dan Gauss
See Also GPS Tracking Case Upheld by Court [Wall Street Journal - Jess Bravin]   Appeals Court OKs Warrantless Wiretapping [Wired – David Kravets] "The federal government may spy on Americans’ communications without warrants and without fear of being sued, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a decision reversing the first and only case that successfully challenged President George W. [read post]