Illinois state Sen. Ira Silverstein has introduced legislation that would ban people from wearing Google Glass while driving.
Businesses sink or swim depending on the quality of their legal counsel, but despite these high stakes, the resources for finding good lawyers are shockingly limited. Priori connects small businesses with a curated, trusted community of lawyers, and the pricing is all up front.
Yet another example of how the very idea of surveillance affects us.
Guest Post What follows are 10 questions that every developer should ask herself over the next couple weeks in order to conduct an internal COPPA audit and ensure compliance.
“The DMCA’s unintended consequences on our rights to modify and repair the electronics we buy, and to remix and make fair use of copyright content could easily be fixed as part of a larger Copyright reform act.”
Florida’s House subcommittee unanimously voted in favor of a bill that would make posting revenge porn a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine, which could set a powerful precedent.
California Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal has introduced the “Right to Know Act 2013,” which would force businesses to tell consumers what personal data they have and where it is being shared.
Editor’s Pick Here’s the brief tech companies filed with the Supreme Court — and the exact reason these business say they do support same-sex marriage.
Editor’s Pick 3D printing is moving fast, and existing copyright law is having a rough time keeping up.
Editor’s Pick “Prosecutors do not acknowledge nuance,” Watt told me today. “They turn everything into a very clear-cut moral issue, where everything is nicely packaged into a premeditated act.”
Guest Post Here are a few tips on how to save on startup legal costs while still getting the job done right.
Jurify launches today with an ambitious goal to convince non-lawyers and lawyers to offload their expertise into a database of free legal information.
One billion dollars? It may sound like a lot, especially with your pinky finger nestled next to your lips. But it’s $700 million too little, says Apple.
Consider yourself preemptively re-served, Apple. At least Samsung had the good grace to wait until the phone was announced, unlike one Chinese company.
On the eve of their patent trial’s closing arguments, the chief executives of Apple and Samsung spoke with one another — as the judge ordered them to — but failed to come to an agreement.
Samsung’s Galaxy is bigger, lighter, and constructed with a plastic back. Apple’s iPhone 4s is smaller, heavier, and glassy/metallic. But that didn’t stop Susan Kare, the designer of the original Mac icon set, from confusing the two.
Never has the question “Do you use an iPhone?” been so important.
Kodak moments are in short supply right now.
With the economy still in the doldrums, our political leaders are desperate to find ways to boost economic growth. Innovation and entrepreneurship are among the most obvious pathways to a solution. Both were the subject of a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship chaired by Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Wednesday. I was asked to participate in the discussion with other academics, government officials and entrepreneurs.
Clio, a cloud-based project management service for individual lawyers and small law practices, announced Monday it has raised $6 million in its second round of funding. Acton Capital Partners and Point Nine Capital led the series B round.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed new legislation yesterday intended to update an antiquated law that prohibits companies from sharing a person’s movie-rental history.
Xunlei, the Chinese Internet company whose IPO was scheduled, then postponed indefinitely this summer, is now catching U.S. legislators’ attention.
The judge in the ongoing Google/Oracle lawsuit over Android and its use of Java has issued a stay. That means the trial will be delayed, and no new date has yet been set.
A new bill in the U.S. Senate would punish companies that carelessly experience security breaches that compromise consumer privacy, reports the New York Times.
Teachers in Missouri were granted a preliminary injunction today over a new law that bans direct social networking contact between teachers and students.
Now this is how patent warfare is conducted: Taiwan-based HTC has filed a lawsuit against Apple, Inc. for patent violations throughout its lineup of consumer electronics devices.
Zediva, an ill-conceived startup that sought to exploit a legal loophole in the DVD rental business, has been shut down by a federal court.
Google has snapped up more than a thousand IBM patents, a move that likely doubled the number of patents held by the search giant.
After criminalizing the shared use of Netflix accounts, Tennessee law makers continued to demonstrate their misunderstanding of the internet by passing a law that makes it illegal to post offensive images online.
The U.S. Supreme court has upheld a 2009 verdict that ordered Microsoft to pay out $290 million in fines for infringing on a patent owned by Toronto-based company i4i.
Sharing the user name and password of any streaming media account is now considered against the law in Tennessee, according to a web entertainment theft bill signed into law yesterday by state Governor Bill Haslam.
Lawyers can simultaneously sue thousands of anonymous people who share files online, based on a recent court ruling.