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A photographer seeking credentials to shoot at the Texas Motor Speedway reportedly was handed a harsh agreement to sign, which includes a transfer of copyrights to the photos taken there and restricts what the photographer can do with the photos.
John Hasnas (1) Copyright 1995 by The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System Reprinted by permission of the Wisconsin Law Review Originally published in 1995 Wisconsin Law Review 199 (1995)
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Built-in webcams are becoming more and more common in computers these days, and in turn, they are becoming more and more of a liability.
I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Switzerland working on Street View .
When picking a jury, lawyers always try to choose people they believe will find in favor of their client. Of late, some attorneys are taking juror research to a new level.
Yesterday, I threw a public hissy fit when I found out that Tumblr’s customer service had acted on a trademark request from a company called Zephoria who had written them to ask that they release my account to them.
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“We haven’t been tracking anybody,” Mr.
With more than a dozen lawyers looking on — representing Google, Apple, eBay, Yahoo, Facebook and other Internet titans — a federal judge in Seattle heard arguments yesterday in the lawsuit brought on behalf of Paul Allen’s former Interval Research lab. But the question on the docket wasn’t whether the Internet giants violated the defunct lab’s patents. No, the first order of business for U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman was simply figuring out how to manage a suit that involves no fewer than eleven defendants, complicated behind-the-scenes technologies and thorny intellectual property issues dating back to the dawn of the web.
@ Nick P: I was aware of the experiment in question long ago, and Lord Acton was aware of the principle more than 100 years ago, long before the experiment proved his aphorism. (I wouldn't have inflicted the pain.
In the coming days, a college meeting of the European Commissioners will take place to decide the future of European copyright policy. This revision takes place in conditions that raise severe concerns from a democratic perspective and put fundamental rights at risk, especially when it comes to the Internet.
After this week's disturbing revelation that iPhones and 3G iPads keep a log of location data based on cell tower and WiFi base station triangulation, developer Magnus Eriksson set out to demonstrate that Android smartphones store the exact same type of data for its location services.
<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-24860" title="Screen shot 2011-03-29 at 1.25.54 PM" src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/threatlevel/2011/03/Screen-shot-2011-03-29-at-1.25.54-PM.png" alt="" width="637" height="817" /> A federal judge wants a Los Angeles film company to explain why it’s targeting nearly 6,000 John Doe defendants around the country in a single lawsuit for torrenting the 2010 B-movie revenge flick Nude Nuns With Big Guns . Camelot Distribution Group Inc., which claims to own the rights to the movie about a sister who is “one bad mother,” has until May 13 to “show cause why the Doe defendants should not be severed and/or dismissed from this action based on improper joinder of parties or lack of personal jurisdiction,” U.S.
@ Richard Steven Hack