Monthly Archives: July 2010

Avis d’expert : L’identité des blogueurs, la pointe émergée du vrai débat sur l’identité digitale par Thierry Wellhoff – Tribune e-Business

Avis d’expert : L’identité des blogueurs, la pointe émergée du vrai débat sur l’identité digitale par Thierry Wellhoff – Tribune e-Business. 29 June 2010 A very interesting article which argues that the question of anonymity or identity of bloggers on … Continue reading

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Leak: EU pushes for criminalizing non-commercial usages in ACTA | La Quadrature du Net

Leak: EU pushes for criminalizing non-commercial usages in ACTA | La Quadrature du Net. 24 June 2010 If the document is genuine, it fits the recent trend of the EU to resort more and more to criminal sanctions, under the … Continue reading

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Juror Didn’t Disclose MySpace Friendship With Defendant… Because It Was Just MySpace | Techdirt

Juror Didn’t Disclose MySpace Friendship With Defendant… Because It Was Just MySpace | Techdirt. 17 June 2010 Fair enough: disclosure is necessary, even if the link is thought or perceived as unimportant. As often reminded when it comes to independence … Continue reading

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There Is No Such Thing As Search Neutrality, Because The Whole Point Of Search Is To Recommend What’s Best | Techdirt

There Is No Such Thing As Search Neutrality, Because The Whole Point Of Search Is To Recommend What’s Best | Techdirt. 18th June 2010 Nothing to do with crime, but interesting in terms of regulation. We all know that search … Continue reading

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Google On China: Yeah, So Apparently The Gov’t Doesn’t Like Us Redirecting All Traffic To Hong Kong | Techdirt

Google On China: Yeah, So Apparently The Gov’t Doesn’t Like Us Redirecting All Traffic To Hong Kong | Techdirt. 29 June 2010 and Google v China, Financial Times 29 June 2010 Hum! Google stops the automatic redirecting to its HK … Continue reading

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Why Google’s Street View WiFi Data Collection Was Almost Certainly An Accident | Techdirt

Why Google’s Street View WiFi Data Collection Was Almost Certainly An Accident | Techdirt. 23rd June 2010 The article itself refers to another one. Not a techie, I had already argued that common sense dictates that it was probably an … Continue reading

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Should Schools Be Involved In Disciplining Students For Off-Campus Bullying? | Techdirt

Should Schools Be Involved In Disciplining Students For Off-Campus Bullying? | Techdirt. 30 June 2010 the answer is no, or should be no, as long as the basic condition for disciplinary action is not met: a unity of place, time … Continue reading

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Dutch Court Questioning Why Police Outsourced File Sharing Evidence Collection To Industry Group | Techdirt

Dutch Court Questioning Why Police Outsourced File Sharing Evidence Collection To Industry Group | Techdirt. 2nd July 2010 A very interesting decision from the Court of The Hague (Dutch court thus, not Danish, a mistake in the TechDirt post) which … Continue reading

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Scams, e-mails accounts hacked, illegal file-sharing: where is the priority?

Where is the priority indeed. In one of my old newspapers’ cuts I continue to go through, the journalist Jack Schofield argues “that a bigger threat [than illegal filesharers] is from malware – and its consequences for e-commerce“. Infected computers … Continue reading

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Location, location: how to get burgled more easily?

Well, that the issue would hit the headlines seemed to me quite unavoidable. Quite a few services now are proposed with geo-location, using built-in GPS to locate customers and/or friends, or just people one agrees to share their location with. … Continue reading

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