By Joe Mencher 1 of Haynes and Boone, LLP
*Originally published by the Financial Fraud Law
Counterfeiting and piracy of intellectual property are often pointed to as substantial problems, particularly in certain regions or countries....
The U.S. government has substantial anti-counterfeiting and
anti-piracy efforts in place. However, according to the U.S. Government
Accountability Office (GAO), these efforts could be significantly improved
primarily through strong permanent leadership...
Online piracy of copyrighted works isn’t going away soon. There are just too many reasons why downloading digital content by various means remains attractive to people. For one thing, it fulfills a basic need in our time: instant gratification....
Update 9/17/12: As reported by Business Insider last week, Ms. Thomas-Rasset plans to take her fight to the Supreme Court. This could prove an uphill battle, as the Court has already denied certiorari in another music download case - Sony BMG Music Entm't...
I ♥ SOPA. Not for its law but for its resilience. You have to appreciate its will to live, like the roach
surviving a nuclear winter. Its opponents laud, "SOPA is dead," but when they
turn away, something crawls forth from the ashes...