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Electronic Communications And Their Discontents
Attorneys, legal scholars and the courts are governed by a latticework of legal rules created long before the advent of the electronic age. Now all concerned find themselves forced to adapt to changes brought by computer technology.
United States
26 Jul 2007
Perspective: The Battle Over The Beatles
The Beatles burst onto the international music scene more than four decades ago. But while these boys from Liverpool sang that all you need is love, the battle over the money they generated continued well into the 21st century.
United States
26 Apr 2007
Attacking Software Piracy Overseas
Software piracy certainly is not unheard of in the United States. Indeed, industry groups, such as the Business Software Alliance (BSA), have brought actions against and have negotiated settlements with a variety of companies that have been alleged to have used pirated software.
United States
29 Mar 2007
Perspective: Parsing Steve Jobs´ Alternative Views Of The Future
In an open letter last week, Apple CEO Steve Jobs encouraged the Big Four record companies to allow their music to be sold free of digital rights management. Interesting news from an always interesting man.
United States
16 Feb 2007
Antitrust Claims By StreamCast Against Skype Dismissed By Federal Court
A federal judge in Los Angeles has just dismissed the antitrust claims of StreamCast Networks, a peer-to-peer software vendor, against Skype Technologies, a successful Internet company, and other defendants. While these federal claims have been deemed to lack merit, StreamCast has leave to file other claims in state court.
United States
2 Feb 2007
Ripping DVDs May Never Be The Same Again
Just when you thought it might be safe to rip DVDs for use on your personal video player, the motion picture studios have filed a federal lawsuit in New York to put an end to such practices.
United States
30 Nov 2006
Perspective: How GPL Fits In With The Future Of Antitrust Regulation
The "GPL and open-source have nothing to fear from the antitrust laws," declared the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently.
United States
28 Nov 2006
Perspective: Creative Commons--an Answer to the Copyright Debate?
Have you heard of Creative Commons? If not, you may soon. Creative Commons consists of a U.S. charitable corporation and a not-for-profit company in the United Kingdom. It believes that all-out copyright has failed to help many artists and entrepreneurs gain the exposure and widespread distribution they desire.
United States
31 Aug 2006
Perspective: High-Tech Whistle-Blowing, U.K. Style
Despite years of threats and pleas, software piracy in the workplace remains a big deal. The unauthorized and unlawful use of software deprives software owners of significant licensing fees. So why do businesses allow the use of pirated software?
United States
11 May 2006
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