MsLods’ news round-up -> law and technology

MsLods’ round-up – technology, intellectual property and media law

Copyright

Craigslist’s claim for copyright in user listings fails. | The 1709 Blog | http://bit.ly/17FjKMm

Has the U.K. abolished copyright? Technollama’s analysis of the new orphan work legislation. http://bit.ly/15iZQZM

Netflix’s chief content officer: Netflix reduces piracy. | BGR |  http://bit.ly/10zRswa

Defamation & media law

Thai defamation laws allegedly used to muzzle activists and critics. | Thomson Reuters | http://bit.ly/ZILCxa

ABC show defamed me Swisse patriarch claims. | SMH | http://bit.ly/139OqEq

Want to be a journalist? Bloggers, online media sites invited to sign on to journalism code of ethics.  | The Citizen | http://bit.ly/14FAKUw

Opinion: Fear of defamation action stopped UK publication of Amanda Knox’s memoir – and shows again how little we care about free speech. | Guardian | http://bit.ly/16GYwj4

Privacy & security

CCTV use in spotlight after privacy ruling. | ABC News | http://bit.ly/103PIzx

Draft data notification breach bill circulated among certain key stakeholders. | SC Magazine | http://bit.ly/13VKxBS

Which US companies help protect your data from government? | Electronic Frontier Foundation |  http://bit.ly/139PckD

Technology

Notes from the frontline of the war in cyberspace. | Guardian | http://bit.ly/ZIKz07

Australian Bureau of Statistics denies hacking report. | The Register | http://bit.ly/16GTbs9

Future Tense: Neal Stephenson and Tim Wu talk future, science fiction and tech. | Boing Boing | http://bit.ly/17FnxJr

Why can’t Australia really have TV on demand? | Daily Life | http://bit.ly/17AtRBT

Telecommunications

First website ever goes back online on the open Web’s 20th birthday. | Ars Technica | http://ars.to/15hWKp8

Court finds in Kogan Mobiles favour. | IT News | http://bit.ly/18mUKdV

Trade marks & brand protection

WWII poster calls for calm; now it stokes frenzy, feud. | LA Times | http://lat.ms/YwPGC7

Facebook wins court battle against “typosquatters”. | AllThingsD | http://dthin.gs/11LeO4A

Opinion: Australian Christian Lulz misses the point. | ZDNet |  http://zd.net/139QBYz

Social media

Myer +  NDIS: ntegrity’s analysis and practical social media advice following #boycottMyer. | ntegrity | http://bit.ly/10zRFj0

Paul Wallbank on getting social media right for companies and organisations. | Decoding the new economy | http://bit.ly/103Q8WB

Watchdogs tell traders beware of Twitter. | AFR | http://bit.ly/11T7lRn

6 May 2013

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MsLods’ news round-up -> law and technology

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