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Supreme Court tells Parliament to rewrite wiretap law - Sudbury - CBC News

Supreme Court tells Parliament to rewrite wiretap law - Sudbury - CBC News | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court of Canada today struck down a law that allows police to tap telephones without a warrant in an emergency.
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Quentin Tarantino Not Done Fighting Gawker Over ‘Hateful Eight’ Leak

Quentin Tarantino Not Done Fighting Gawker Over ‘Hateful Eight’ Leak | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
A little over a week after a federal judge dismissed Quentin Tarantino's copyright infringement lawsuit against Gawker over the site's posting of his leake
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Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.
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New city police policy says public has right to film officers

New city police policy says public has right to film officers | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
The Baltimore Police Department has instituted a new policy that prohibits officers from stopping people from taping or photographing police actions, the agency said Wednesday.
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Court: National Security Agency can't keep metadata past 5 years

Court: National Security Agency can't keep metadata past 5 years | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
A judge has denied the federal government's request to allow the National Security Agency to keep telephone metadata past the current five-year maximum in order to preserve the information for use in pending lawsuits. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Judge Reggie Walton said the government hadn't shown a strong enough need to keep the...
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Spying by N.S.A. Ally Entangled U.S. Law Firm

Spying by N.S.A. Ally Entangled U.S. Law Firm | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
A top-secret document, obtained by the former N.S.A. contractor Edward J. Snowden, shows that an American law firm was monitored while representing a foreign government in trade disputes with the United States.
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BGH-Urteil zum Unterhalt für Eltern: Die Last der Kinder - SPIEGEL ONLINE

BGH-Urteil zum Unterhalt für Eltern: Die Last der Kinder - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Kinder müssen für die Pflege ihrer Eltern zahlen - selbst wenn der Kontakt seit Jahrzehnten abgebrochen ist. Das hat der Bundesgerichtshof entschieden. Müssen Kinder ihr Vermögen opfern? Wann haben Eltern keinen Anspruch auf Unterhalt? Antworten auf die wichtigsten Fragen.
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Datenherausgabe: Landgericht Köln kassiert erste Redtube-Entscheidungen - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Datenherausgabe: Landgericht Köln kassiert erste Redtube-Entscheidungen - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Wer Porno-Streams anschaut, verletzt nicht in relevantem Maß das Urheberrecht: Mit diesem Urteil wendet sich das Kölner Landgericht gegen frühere Entscheidungen aus demselben Haus.
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Prince Is Suing Facebook Users And Bloggers For $22 Million For Copyright Infringement

Prince Is Suing Facebook Users And Bloggers For $22 Million For Copyright Infringement | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
This is what it sounds like when blogs cry.
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Amazon files patent for “anticipatory” shipping

Amazon files patent for “anticipatory” shipping | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Amazon.com has filed for a patent for a shipping system that would anticipate what customers buy to decrease shipping time
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Google+ Invite Lands Man In Jail

Google+ Invite Lands Man In Jail | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Did Thomas Gagnon violate the terms of a restraining order via computer or did Google's aggressive social network cast him into a circle of hell?
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Apple, Facebook, others defy authorities, increasingly notify users of secret data demands after Snowden revelations - The Washington Post

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Supreme Court justices cautious about broadcasters' bid to shut Aereo

Supreme Court justices cautious about broadcasters' bid to shut Aereo | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court justices sounded uncertain and conflicted Tuesday in trying to decide whether a TV streaming service that allows users to receive their favorite programs through tiny, rented antennas violates the broadcasters' copyrights.
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Microsoft to Stop Inspecting Private Emails in Investigations

Microsoft to Stop Inspecting Private Emails in Investigations | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Microsoft will instead hand over investigations of stolen property to law enforcement agencies, the company’s general counsel said. The change came a week after Microsoft faced an uproar over the methods it used in 2012 to investigate the suspected leak of software code by a former employee.
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EXCLUSIVE: FBI blocked in corruption probe involving Sens. Reid, Lee

EXCLUSIVE: FBI blocked in corruption probe involving Sens. Reid, Lee | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
FBI agents working alongside Utah state prosecutors in a wide-ranging corruption investigation have uncovered accusations of wrongdoing by two of the U.S. Senate’s most prominent figures — Majority Leader Harry Reid and rising Republican Sen. Mike Lee — but the Justice Department has thwarted their bid to launch a full federal investigation.
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Landmark Settlement Reached In Preakness Arrest Case - CBS Baltimore

Landmark Settlement Reached In Preakness Arrest Case - CBS Baltimore | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
A Baltimore City lawsuit settlement sparks major police policy and training reforms that affect everyone with a cell phone camera.
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The David Miranda judgment has chilling implications for press freedom, race relations and basic justice

The David Miranda judgment has chilling implications for press freedom, race relations and basic justice | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Helena Kennedy: The interference of Britains' security services is shocking, but it's also vital that we shed light on the murky reality of schedule 7
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Bundesgerichtshof zu Unterhalt: Kinder müssen für Eltern trotz Kontaktabbruch zahlen - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Bundesgerichtshof zu Unterhalt: Kinder müssen für Eltern trotz Kontaktabbruch zahlen - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Der Vater verstieß ihn, 43 Jahre sprachen sie nicht - dennoch muss der Sohn nun einen Teil der Heimkosten zahlen. Der Anspruch auf Elternunterhalt sei trotz Kontaktabbruch nicht verwirkt, entschied nun der Bundesgerichtshof.
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Should Britain have a Statute of Limitations on sex crimes?

Should Britain have a Statute of Limitations on sex crimes? | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Should Britain have a Statute of Limitations on sex crimes?
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Has NSA Wiretapping Violated Attorney-Client Privilege? | The Nation

Has NSA Wiretapping Violated Attorney-Client Privilege? | The Nation | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
A document leaked by Edward Snowden, along with interviews with lawyers representing terrorism suspects, reveal a disturbing loophole in this once-sacred legal principle.
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Patentabkommen: Samsung bildet mächtige Allianz gegen Apple - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Patentabkommen: Samsung bildet mächtige Allianz gegen Apple - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Nach jahrelangem Gerangel um Patente sucht Samsung den Schulterschluss mit den Rivalen Ericsson und Google. Die daraus entstehende mächtige Allianz dürfte besonders Apple Probleme bereiten.
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Justify GCHQ mass surveillance, European court tells ministers

Justify GCHQ mass surveillance, European court tells ministers | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
Judges order government to provide submission about whether spying activities violated European convention on human rights
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No one owns the moon says scientist - Telegraph

No one owns the moon says scientist - Telegraph | txwikinger-law | Scoop.it
A planetary scientist has said there is a case for developing a United Nations treaty about the moon, which currently states it cannot be owned
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