MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology


‘Copyright troll’ Prenda Law completely bombs at appeal court. | Ars Technica |

Hollywood studios launch action against Megaupload. | The Hollywood Reporter |

Singapore decides ‘three-strikes laws’ are too intrusive. | The Register |

ISPs line up for fresh piracy negotiations. | Australian Financial Review |

Costs must be fixed first in piracy solution: Comms Alliance | ZDNet |

Film lobby emails detail persistence for copyright crackdown. | ZDNet |

Defamation & media law

Mamamia faces contempt of court probe following Robert Hughes case report. | Mumbrella |

UK laws set to give Attorney-General power to online news archives in the run-up to trials. | Press Gazette |

Russia: A book too far. | The Economist |

Privacy & information security

SANs warns end users against Heartbleed patch panic. | ZDNet |

Snowden, Greenwald urge caution of wider government monitoring. | Reuters |

Europe says no to data retention, so why is it an option in Australia? | The Conversation |

Four of Sweden’s telcos stop storing customer data after EU data directive is overthrown. | ZDNet |


Yahoo rolls the dice on TV. | New York Times |

Why the government should provide internet access. | Vox |

Social media

Social media dobbing on public servants could breach the Privacy Act. | SBS News |

Coming soon a whole new you, in your Twitter profile. | Twitter |

Nothing to ‘like’ about social media gag. | The Drum |

Government cyber snoops scour social media. | The Age |

Parody accounts re-emerge ahead of election.  | Brisbane Times |

14 April 2014

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