After losing a $13.78 jury verdict in April, 2012 the defendants persuaded the judge that the plaintiffs failed to prove that the defendants actually posted the anonymous libel. The plaintiffs, Mark and Rhonda Lesher, did get IP (Internet Protocol) addresses...
US citizens expect the Department of
Homeland Security (DHS) to protect the country from potential threats, but the
that DHS will monitor Twitter & Facebook will surely cause privacy
advocates great concern. Social Media has...
plans to spend $8
billion to expand broadband service to more than 18 million citizens in
rural America who lack high speed Internet access. In a speech, Julius
Genachowski (FCC chairman) called access to broadband "a necessity"...
Pew's recent report came as no
surprise that 95%
of teens (12-17) are on the Internet . But why are only 80% using Social
Media? Amazingly 55% of online teens "have decided not to post something
online because they were concerned that it...
My eCommerce Times column for
October is entitled " Shore
it. Actually it was published the same day as my blog that more
than 7.5 million children under 13 are...
Scientist reports that HP may use the Autonomy
pattern-recognition eDiscovery tool to develop a new search engine which would
work in tandem with HP's text-based search. The report
includes this example :
ability to point your...
Use of remote computers has been
around since at least 1964, but the current marketing buzz called Cloud
Computing might make you think there's something new. However Cloud Computing
is merely the newest label for the 1964 remote computing service...
After the US government filed
charges that Facebook violated US privacy law, Facebook finally
confessed that it failed to protect the privacy of its 800 million active
users. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) welcomes the public to submit comments...
Trademark owners must act to avoid
adult brands creating .xxx domains and can take advantage of the sunrise phase from
September 7 through October 28, 2011.
I welcome you to read the Gardere
Intellectual Property Alert entitled " Prevent...
Effective in December 2011 OnStar GPS navigation-and-emergency-services
collect vehicle data for those customers who terminate their agreements .
The 10 page OnStar
Privacy Statement states that:
the Data Connection to your...
The June 2011 issue of Consumer
Reports included an article that Facebook
has more than 7.5 million children as users which apparently is violating
the 1998 Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act (COPPA) which precludes children under 13 from...
US intelligence agencies just
reported to Congress that China
and Russia have national policies to steal technology from US companies over
the Internet. The Congressional report was compiled by the Office of the National
GUEST BLOG FROM JIM BRASHEAR
I welcome Jim Brashear as a Guest
Blogger with his blog concerning cyber security risks. Jim is Vice
President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Nasdaq-traded Zix Corporation , the market leader in email
Google paid an estimated $100-200 million to
expand its reach by purchasing Zagat Survey that potentially increases Google's
Social Media power. Pew Research recently report that 92% of adults on the
Internet use search engines every day , so couple...
After filing more than 275 copyright infringement lawsuits , it now turns
out that Righthaven was not the owner of the copyrights asserted in the
lawsuit, and as a result is now on the verge of bankruptcy. The copyright
infringement claims were made...