Peter S. Vogel
Webcast on "Internet Intellectual Property: Copyright/Domain Names/Trademarks and Patents"

On Thursday, April 22, 2010 the TexasBarCLE will present my webcast from 12:30-1:30pm CDT about Internet Intellectual Property (IP) issues. Actually these topics are also found in the syllabus and PowerPoints from my Law of eCommerce class at SMU Dedman...

Peter S. Vogel
Feds Declare that Blogs and Social Networks are Public Meetings

For purposes of dealing with web 2.0 the White House Memo released on April 7, 2010 about social media specifically states that "interactive meeting tools-including but not limited to public conference calls, webinars, blogs, discussion boards...

Peter S. Vogel
'Tiger Woods Is Just Like Windows 7′ said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Apparently Microsoft did not learn its lesson hiring Jerry Seinfeld to help launch Vista in the fall of 2008, now apparently Tiger Woods will be Microsoft's spokesman for Windows 7! Is it possible that Steve Ballmer actually said ???: "This...

Peter S. Vogel
Privacy Ain't What it Used to Be

A recent report that Web 2.0 (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, et al) continues to encourage friends to share private information at an alarming rate is hardly a surprise. Research at a number of universities demonstrates that things are probably worse...

Peter S. Vogel
Web 2.0 Update - Facebook Surpasses Google

Hitwise reports that Facebook became the most visited website in the US for the first time. Kind of takes your breath away that a social media site is getting more traffic than the largest search engine in the US. Since Facebook just went over 400...

Peter S. Vogel
Google Woes in the EU

Google Woes in the EU Include Conviction for Executives Over Video Posting The recent conviction of 3 Google executives in Italy for a video posted on Google which showed the bullying of a disable teenager captured many headlines. No question that...