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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright

ACCC endorses fair use and calls for copyright reform. | Australian Digital Alliance | http://bit.ly/1goOFnv

Landmark copyright suit Cariou v Prince is settled. | Art in America | http://bit.ly/1goKZlD

Teller wins lawsuit over copied magic trick.  | The Hollywood Reporter | http://bit.ly/1ldP7aq

Google, Viacom settle landmark YouTube lawsuit. | Reuters | http://reut.rs/1dmxYce

IFPI releases annual Digital Music Report. Highlights priorities include campaign on copyright reform initiatives in the EU & Australia to improve online copyright enforcement. | http://bit.ly/1iqNrXv

Defamation & media law

Can you sue a robot for defamation? | Forbes | http://onforb.es/1gegoGm

Hypocrisy adds insult to injury. | The Age | http://bit.ly/1jpgMAS

Privacy & information security

NSA breached Chinese servers seen as a security threat. | New York Times | http://nyti.ms/1gM5xi9

NSA surveillance program reaches into the past to retrieve, replay phone calls. | Washington Post | http://wapo.st/1gWrijM

It’s time that metadata met an end. | ZDNet | http://zd.net/1fQMMKs

A Castan Centre event: Surveillance and privacy in the digital age (2 April, Melbourne). | Monash University | http://bit.ly/1f5tVf6

Technology

US tech companies urge Sen Wyden to reject fast track and bring transparency to TPP. | EFF | http://bit.ly/1jpcsBE

No, Nate, programmers may not be macho, but that’s not all there is to it.  | Medium | http://bit.ly/1gMb1cW

Confessions of an ex-tech journalist.  | Medium | http://bit.ly/1oNVfoM

The pointlessness of unplugging. | New Yorker | http://nyr.kr/1ddJvtL

Social media

Please let this be peak selfie.  | Wired | http://wrd.cm/1ddD3TI

Social media and the ethics of embedding.  | LinkTV | http://bit.ly/1oNTOqn

Judge doubts woman’s compensation claim based on social media and blog posts. | Brisbane Times | http://bit.ly/1iQ2AlL

After the protests. | New York Times | http://nyti.ms/1gekpdX

23 March 2014

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