MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright

Ex-MP3tunes chief hit with $41 million copyright verdict. | Reuters | http://reut.rs/1fBMNTp

Piracy notwithstanding, MPAA enjoys a “very strong year” – again. | Ars Technica | http://bit.ly/QupJAu

Hargreaves implementation: draft regulations on copyright exception tabled before UK parliament. | The IPKat | http://bit.ly/1gcxujb

Cloud denialism preceded Aereo case. | Project DisCo | http://bit.ly/1jmBzXr

Defamation & media law

Protecting journalist-source privilege in Australia. | Media Law Northern Ireland | http://bit.ly/1hNMF3t

NSW courts to open doors to cameras. | Minister for Justice | http://bit.ly/QuoWPX

Privacy & information security

Hackonomics: Stolen Twitter accounts ‘more valuable’ than credit cards. | ZDNet |  http://zd.net/1e0lku2

We’re listening: Additional steps to protect your privacy.  | Microsoft | http://bit.ly/1gcuwLJ

No NSA reform can fix the American Islamophobic surveillance complex. | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/1fBLbsQ

Labor resurrects data notification bill.  | IT News | http://bit.ly/1iNHNi9

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

Technology

Is the Oculus Rift sexist? | Quartz | http://bit.ly/1leJne1

Death to “link rot”: Here’s where the Internet goes to live forever. | Fast Company | http://bit.ly/1leJTbG

Nakamato’s neighbour: My hunt for bitcoin’s creator lead to a paralyzed crypto genius. | Forbes | http://onforb.es/1hNQrdh

Pixel and Dimed: On (not) getting by in the gig economy.  | Fast Company | http://bit.ly/1e0pty2

Social media

The time we tricked the internet into following a paper clip on Twitter. | Wired |    http://wrd.cm/1lvOgSu

Facebook’s like affair with brands is over. | SMH | http://bit.ly/1jKIfS4

Why people quit Twitter. | Quartz | http://bit.ly/1leKtGC

5 rules for live tweeting events. | Brian Thurston | http://bit.ly/1jKKTHs

30  March 2014

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