MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

MSLODS’ ROUND-UP  – Technology, Intellectual Property & Media Law


Judge appears to back Google’s defence of digital books project. | CNET News |

Does copyright law work? | Columbia Journalism Review |

US Post Office to pay $685,000 in damages. | The 1709 Blog |

Defamation & media law

Chief Justice Robert French gags himself to let the videos to do the court’s talking. | The Australian |

Leveson has been ‘disastrous’ says Guardian legal chief. | Press Gazette |

Privacy & security

Proposed changes to Facebook data use policy and statement of rights and responsibilities: OAIC letter to Facebook. | OAIC |

YouTube announces a new commenting system. | Techcrunch |

Eyes on the street or creepy surveillance? | Zephoria |

NSA gathers data on social connections of US citizens. | New York Times |


Trade and technology: What does the Trans Pacific Partnership mean for Australia? | Swinburne |

California’s new ‘online eraser’ law should be erased. | Forbes |


Turnbull asks NBN Co board to resign. | ABC News |

Foxtel ‘triple play’ of great appeal: Thompson. | The Australian |

ACCC decision on NBN access terms  delayed by new government. | ZDNet |

Trade marks & brand protection

“Mark Twain” was a brand. | Salon |

Social media

China lets down its great firewall for Twitter and Facebook. | ZDNet |

Sandi’s Twitter services no longer required: Coalition. | The Age |

Public servants should be impartial online: Australian Government CTO. | IT News |

Horse_ebooks Twitter account run by Buzzfeed employee. Is nothing sacred? | Guardian |

29 September 2013

MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

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