LinkedIn boasts +120 million members who
all agree to be bound to their User Agreement, but few LinkedIn members noticed
that on June
16, 2011 the LinkedIn User Agreement changed. LinkedIn's new User Agreement
is not radically different from previous...
Today everybody carries GPS devices
in their phones (and tablets), but few people consider that our personal
privacy may be compromised as a result. In November the US Supreme Court will
hear argument ( US v.
Jones ) as to whether the drug suspect's...
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...
When: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 1:00 PM EDT
Presented by: The National Law Journal | Legal Times |
Topics to be discussed include:
The importance of traditional KM at Squire to service
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...
The Department of
Interior (DOI) was enjoined from awarding Microsoft a contract to
provide a Cloud email service following Google's bid protest. US Judge Susan Braden issued a temporary
injunction because the DOI failed to comply with federal...
A report that a number of privacy groups filed a
complaint with the FTC to investigate includes this quote "Internet ad
exchanges... are basically markets for eyeballs on the Web. Advertisers bid
against each other in real-time for the ability...
TechLaw10 hosts Jonathan Armstrong and Eric Sinrod discuss legal issues
related to information technology.
In this episode, Jonathan and Eric discuss concerns about how personal
information of Borders customers will be handles in auctions related...
By Peter S. Vogel
Commissioner Michael O’Rielly (Federal Communication Commission – FCC) has been criticized for “commingling of the words “necessity” and “basic human right.”” Infoworld’s recent...
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...
Without much public fanfare recently
a Senate Committee unanimously approved the bill dubbed " Internet Kill Switch ," which among other things
would allow the President to take over civilian networks in case of an
emergency. The Homeland...
Facebook now offers users the
ability to download all of their content in a simple zip
file format, but this doesn't solve privacy concerns. Sure it's nice to be
able to download all the content, but in the meantime Facebook still stores
Please listen to this informative
podcast about eNeturals and Special Masters for eDiscovery featuring US District Judge
Arthur J. Schwab, Allison Skinner, and Timothy Opsitnick concerning the American College of eNeutrals' efforts to
Google was the most valuable brand
name in the world for 4 years, and now Apple
has finally surpassed Google as the most valuable brand . Rounding
out the top 10 are very familar names:
TechLaw10 hosts Jonathan Armstrong and Eric Sinrod discuss
legal issues related to information technology.
In this episode, Jonathan and Eric discuss the different approaches to
privacy taken by the U.S. and European governments.
No surprise that Google's search engine continues to grow at the
expense of Yahoo! and Microsoft's Bing. Hitwise now reports April 2010: Google at 71.4%,
Yahoo! down 1% to to 14.96%, Bing down 2% to 9.43%, Ask down 37% to 2.18%, and
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...
Many women attorneys who have seized the benefits of
social media to market their skills are seeing big benefits. The ABA Journal recently interviewed Sports Law practitioner
Carla Varriale who says she could not have built up her national presence...
If you are a current iPad or iPad2 owner you have probably tinkered around with it a lot. In fact, you have probably already mastered Angry Birds, totally customized your Pandora station, and your iBook shelf runneth over. Are you now considering using...
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...
The Legal Technology Blog is proud to introduce to YOU...Jonathan
Armstrong and TechLaw10 !
Jonathan Armstrong is an attorney with Duane Morris
LLP in London. He practices in the area
law with a concentration in technology
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...
A number of allegations that Google manipulates search engine results has led
to an investigation of possible antitrust violations. Google has now responded about its search engine
fairness about why some websites get higher rankings than others: "The...
I was honored to be asked by the
Texas Senate to testify how Social Media impacts Open Government at a hearing
on May 11, 2010 and you are welcome to read my Statement concerning Charge #13 for the Senate
the Public Information...
A proposed law in Germany will restrict employers
from using Facebook, and other truly social Social Media sites, when
recruiting. However the law would allow employers to search business Social
Media sites such as LinkedIn. Since there are no current...