MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright

Voluntary copyright alert program could be operational by end of 2014, says UK government. | Out-Law | http://bit.ly/1fL4aoc

European court allows website blocking. | Technollama | http://bit.ly/1q3FgBG

Aereo gets support from cable operators, law professors, tech industry.  | The Hollywood Reporter | http://bit.ly/1q3FBUV

Forget suing filesharers: in 2014, anti-piracy efforts follow the money. | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/1skjHRh

Defamation & media law

Lawyer files $1.2 million defamation claim against Campbell Newman, Jarrod Bleijie. | Brisbane Times | http://bit.ly/1gYKRc3

Supreme Court to hear internet defamation dispute. | The Irish Times | http://bit.ly/1ilIDks

The story behind the Rob Ford story.  | The Walrus | http://bit.ly/1qc9Nix

Privacy & information security

Deputy leader is happy to see telcos collect metadata for the intelligence community. | The Guardian |  http://bit.ly/1e02zMu

Australian Law Reform Commission seeks input into Proposals for Reforms to address Serious Invasions of Privacy. | ALRC | http://bit.ly/1hfhbIL

Privacy: rationales government use to claim mass snooping is legal – Ken Roth. | The Age | http://bit.ly/1jNyobv

PM: iiNet attacks the ‘fallacy’ of metadata and mandatory data retention. |  ABC Radio | http://ab.co/1mRmIXX

Technology

A tech CEO’s passion for pinballs. | Forbes | http://onforb.es/1e02RDf

XBox password flaw exposed by 5-year old boy.  | BBC News | http://bbc.in/QObPJC

Social media

USAID’s boneheaded idea to secretly make a “Cuban Twitter” just put Internet activists all over the world in danger. | Politico |  http://politi.co/1mRn9lj

How Twitter has changed over the years in 12 charts. | The Atlantic | http://bit.ly/1lH7dlk

Context and the digital divide.  | Paul Wallbank  | http://bit.ly/OjYfeZ

5 April 2014

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