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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright

Australia’s Attorney-General gives ISPs piracy ultimatum. | ZDNet | http://zd.net/1jJNgqB

Spotify and Ministry of Sound settle music playlists copyright lawsuit.  | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/1d9SSZq

US: CCI claims six strikes working great to thwart piracy offers absolutely no evidence to support claim.  | Techdirt | http://bit.ly/1fSykFM

Lessig truimphs in fair use battle. | The 1709 Blog | http://bit.ly/1kGgM0c

The boneheaded copyright ruling that will unite Hollywood & Silicon Valley. | Washington Post | http://wapo.st/1eP5aCX

Defamation & media law

Truth emerges after lies about Hoffman death.  | Sydney Morning Herald | http://bit.ly/1kGq7oS

Free speech: What it is and what it isn’t. | The Conversation | http://bit.ly/1dP1mlt

Privacy & information security

Optic Nerve: millions of Yahoo webcam images intercepted by GCHQ.  | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/NIuBjD

How covert agents infiltrate the Internet to manipulate, deceive, and destroy reputations.  | The Intercept | http://bit.ly/1ckrSbQ

What the Duke porn star reveals about privacy.  | Forbes | http://onforb.es/1mV9Opx

Technology

U.S. airport harasses traveller: ‘We saw Bitcoin in your bag’. | Business Insider | http://bit.ly/1kGqcZv

How the Internet uses nostalgia.  |  The Atlantic | http://bit.ly/1dP1scW

Agbogbloshie: the world’s biggest e-dump in pictures. | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/1eEW7cj

Telecommunications

Australian Federal Police call for more access to metadata.  |  ABC | http://ab.co/1bWYSGo

UK: Inquiry into phone and email snoopers.  | The Telegraph | http://bit.ly/1eOTlwz

Social media

@GSElevator tattletale exposed (he was not in the Goldman elevator). | New York Times | http://nyti.ms/OPfJB4

It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens (must, must read). | Boing Boing | http://bit.ly/1jJMfPh

2 March 2014

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