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“digital afterlives”

“digital afterlives” | Media Law | Scoop.it
A leading US law professor specialising in intellectual property law has released a paper arguing the US Federal Government should play a greater role in regulating the “digital afterlives” of social media users.
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Internet freedom - The Economist

Internet freedom - The Economist | Media Law | Scoop.it
The EconomistInternet freedomThe EconomistMost firms do accept that they must follow the laws of countries in which they operate (Nazi content is banned in Germany, for example).
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Payments for private information and the regulation of journalism – Gideon Benaim

Payments for private information and the regulation of journalism – Gideon Benaim | Media Law | Scoop.it
In a recent post I expressed the view that there was “something particularly wrong and distasteful about kiss-and-tells.” I explained that I was referring to situations in which money was paid to s...
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Google Settles Long-Running Copyright Dispute with Book Publishers

Google Settles Long-Running Copyright Dispute with Book Publishers | Media Law | Scoop.it
Yesterday Google and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced that they have settled...
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The 10 Countries Most Effectively Using The Internet

The 10 Countries Most Effectively Using The Internet | Media Law | Scoop.it
According to a recent study, not only does the US have a lower percentage of households with personal computers, but also offers slower bandwidth per user than countries such as Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Japan, and others.

 

 

 

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Activists warned to watch what they say as social media monitoring becomes 'next big thing in law enforcement'

Activists warned to watch what they say as social media monitoring becomes 'next big thing in law enforcement' | Media Law | Scoop.it
Political activists must watch what they say on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, sites which will become the “next big thing in law enforcement”, a leading human rights lawyer has warned.
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ISPs say Ofcom underestimated cost of fighting piracy (Wired UK)

ISPs say Ofcom underestimated cost of fighting piracy (Wired UK) | Media Law | Scoop.it
Following criticism from digital rights groups, Ofcom changed the code to establish a cost-sharing scheme whereby ISPs were only liable for 25 percent of the cost of sending out the customer notices -- the rest would be paid ...
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News Corp shareholders turn on Murdoch | Rapid TV News

News Corp shareholders turn on Murdoch | Rapid TV News | Media Law | Scoop.it
The fallout from the News Of The World phone hacking scandal rumbles on with shareholders and advisory groups backing resolutions seeking the appointment of an independent chair at the now defunct newspaper’s parent News Corp.
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California Social Media Privacy Laws Give Students, Employees Online Rights - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

California Social Media Privacy Laws Give Students, Employees Online Rights - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog) | Media Law | Scoop.it
SanJose.comCalifornia Social Media Privacy Laws Give Students, Employees Online RightsAmerican Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)But, the battle for social media privacy isn't quite over.
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Leaked European CleanIT Proposal Would Require The Use Of Real Names ... - Forbes

Leaked European CleanIT Proposal Would Require The Use Of Real Names ... - Forbes | Media Law | Scoop.it
Leaked European CleanIT Proposal Would Require The Use Of Real Names ...ForbesIf you're a EU citizen who enjoys the anonymity afforded to you by the internet, or who doesn't want their internet browser to come with a built-in terrorist reporting...
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Social Media around the World 2012 (by InSites Consulting)

Social Media around the World 2012 report by InSites Consulting (data collected by SSI and translations by No Problem). The full reports offers 5 eye-catching insights and states from 19 countries.


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State of the Web: 5 laws every Internet user needs to know | Digital ...

State of the Web: 5 laws every Internet user needs to know | Digital ... | Media Law | Scoop.it
From the DMCA to the CPA, here are the five laws that every good Internet user should know. ... “But the problem is, it can be abused — it's being abused more than it ever has in history, right now.” This is because websites ...
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Google Gives Up Fair-Use Defense, Settles Book-Scanning Lawsuit With ... - Wired (blog)

Google Gives Up Fair-Use Defense, Settles Book-Scanning Lawsuit With ... - Wired (blog) | Media Law | Scoop.it
Wired (blog)Google Gives Up Fair-Use Defense, Settles Book-Scanning Lawsuit With ...Wired (blog)Google and five publishers said Thursday they are settling one of its long-running legal flaps over the media giant's scanning of university library...
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When Porn Tycoons Meet Internet Sultans: the Triple-X Saga

When Porn Tycoons Meet Internet Sultans: the Triple-X Saga | Media Law | Scoop.it
In 2000, the young Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) decided to “enlarge cyberspace” by adding new generic top level domains (gTLDs) such as .biz, .museum, .pro, etc.
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Netizen Report: Cybercrime Edition – The Netizen Project

Netizen Report: Cybercrime Edition – The Netizen Project | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Philippines was ranked sixth for the freest Internet in the world according to the Freedom on the Net 2012 report published by the Washington D.C.-based advocacy group Freedom House. Yet the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, filed as ...
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Tech at Night: FCC forced to do the right thing on content; FTC all ...

Tech at Night: FCC forced to do the right thing on content; FTC all ... | Media Law | Scoop.it
They're a blight on the Internet and pretty much anything Google does to punch them in the gut, I support. How about some cybersecurity? ... The resale of digital goods is an interesting topic.
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Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada | Media Law | Scoop.it
The mandate of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) is overseeing compliance with both the Privacy Act, which covers the personal information-handling practices of federal government departments and agencies, and the Personal...
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September 2012: Internet Litigation Update

September 2012: Internet Litigation Update | Media Law | Scoop.it
In This...(September 2012: Internet Litigation Update http://t.co/yOLrEdD7 (via @Tech_Law)...)...
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How 'liking' a Facebook post could get you tossed in jail

How 'liking' a Facebook post  could get you tossed in jail | Media Law | Scoop.it
How 'liking' a Facebook post in the Philippines could get you tossed in jailBGRComplain about American Internet legislation like SOPA all you want, but realize that things could always be much worse.
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Why Do Colleges Need A Law For Free Digital Textbooks When We Have The ... - TechCrunch

Why Do Colleges Need A Law For Free Digital Textbooks When We Have The ... - TechCrunch | Media Law | Scoop.it
TechCrunchWhy Do Colleges Need A Law For Free Digital Textbooks When We Have The ...TechCrunchA new California law funding the replacement of expensive college textbooks with free digital versions is being hailed as a “big step forward” in the press.
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50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses | Media Law | Scoop.it
Whether you are looking for a master’s degree program, computer science classes, a K-12 curriculum, or GED study program, this list gives you a look…...
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Goals Behind Social Media Use - Best Colleges Online

Goals Behind Social Media Use - Best Colleges Online | Media Law | Scoop.it
Discover how schools are now using social media to reach past, current, and future students.

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