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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

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

Copyright

Judge appears to back Google’s defence of digital books project. | CNET News | http://cnet.co/16L4lXL

Does copyright law work? | Columbia Journalism Review | http://bit.ly/18B62tH

US Post Office to pay $685,000 in damages. | The 1709 Blog | http://bit.ly/1hcmCTJ

Defamation & media law

Chief Justice Robert French gags himself to let the videos to do the court’s talking. | The Australian | http://bit.ly/1aB60TM

Leveson has been ‘disastrous’ says Guardian legal chief. | Press Gazette | http://bit.ly/18fRUqE

Privacy & security

Proposed changes to Facebook data use policy and statement of rights and responsibilities: OAIC letter to Facebook. | OAIC | http://bit.ly/1eR5Cp7

YouTube announces a new commenting system. | Techcrunch | http://tcrn.ch/17eg6Kv

Eyes on the street or creepy surveillance? | Zephoria | http://bit.ly/1bihqgi

NSA gathers data on social connections of US citizens. | New York Times | http://nyti.ms/18fUiOf

Technology

Trade and technology: What does the Trans Pacific Partnership mean for Australia? | Swinburne | http://bit.ly/19Obit5

California’s new ‘online eraser’ law should be erased. | Forbes | http://onforb.es/18B6hEW

Telecommunications           

Turnbull asks NBN Co board to resign. | ABC News | http://bit.ly/165pqAE

Foxtel ‘triple play’ of great appeal: Thompson. | The Australian | http://bit.ly/19fCf82

ACCC decision on NBN access terms  delayed by new government. | ZDNet | http://zd.net/16URZNP

Trade marks & brand protection

“Mark Twain” was a brand. | Salon | http://bit.ly/15D2iWm

Social media

China lets down its great firewall for Twitter and Facebook. | ZDNet | http://zd.net/1bjwr53

Sandi’s Twitter services no longer required: Coalition. | The Age | http://bit.ly/1bjx4vf

Public servants should be impartial online: Australian Government CTO. | IT News | http://bit.ly/1bjx2Ud

Horse_ebooks Twitter account run by Buzzfeed employee. Is nothing sacred? | Guardian | http://bit.ly/19LD4aJ

29 September 2013

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