Monthly Archives: October 2009

Three Economic Nobel Laureates In A Row Recognizing Power Of Infinite Goods | Techdirt

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Sued Over Twitter Message? Can You Defame Someone In 140 Characters Or Less? | Techdirt

Sued Over Twitter Message? Can You Defame Someone In 140 Characters Or Less? | Techdirt apart from the issue of the audience, there is the issue of the message contents: 140 characters means strong language to be used in order … Continue reading

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Burglary outcomes

How silly can some be? to burglar and then bosts on line by contacting the victims?! Home Burglar Returns To Taunt Couple Via Facebook? (TechDirt, 17 August 2009)

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ISP & co Liability

Google Not Liable For ‘Defamatory’ Search Result Snippets In The UK (TechDirt, 17 July 2009)

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Fraud and Russia

Self-explanatory. Soca: Russian cyber gang bribed police (ZDnet.co.uk, 22 October 2009)

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Virtual property or no property?

with obviously its repercussion on criminal law which is based on the notion of having property rights… Why Virtual Property Doesn’t Make Sense (TechDirt, 17 August 2009) Linden Lab Sued Over Copied Virtual Goods (TechDirt, 18 September 2009)

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sex offenders and the use of social networking

Illinois Says Sex Offenders Can’t Use Social Networks (TechDirt, 13 august 2009)

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Well, I would not put it that way, but the point is valid in legal terms. ID theft is theft only to the extent that the information has been accessed, but it is not to be confused with the use … Continue reading

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Funny side of sentencing

I found it really funny: a spammer realising that the fine cannot be paid by his insurance!Spammer Discovers His Insurance Policy Doesn’t Cover $6 Million Spam Fines (TechDirt, 3 August 2009)

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Use of Twitter in courts

Again, the issue about adapting or not juries to the 21st century, i.e. in a world where writing is predominant and oral transmission of information does not represent anymore 95% of the transmission of informationMichigan Supreme Court Issues New Stop … Continue reading

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