MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright

Stop the pirates? Behind Brandis’ copyright crusade. | The Conversation | http://bit.ly/1fHeXlV

Obama: TPP critics have “a lack of knowledge of what is going on in the negotiations”. | InfoJustice | http://bit.ly/1nfHVsJ

The conservative case for taking on the copyright lobby. | Business Insider | http://bit.ly/1mrb1Za

Defamation & media law

Weibo: we can’t censor fast enough to satisfy the Chinese government. | Salon | http://bit.ly/Q2IWZ3

Protecting journalists’ sources: don’t take your smart phone. | Global Voices | http://bit.ly/1i89iE4

Privacy & information security

Everyone is under surveillance now, says Edward Snowden. | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/1q31NUt

We need online alter egos now more than ever. | Wired | http://wrd.cm/1mr8MVU

Is the EU really about to outlaw mass data surveillance? | Wired (UK) | http://bit.ly/RgPS5K

Coca-Cola is using facial recognition technology on fridges in Australia to sell more drinks. | Business Insider | http://bit.ly/1js2h1k

How one woman hid her pregnancy from big data. | Mashable | http://on.mash.to/1iXB6M4

Baby monitor hacker still terrorizing babies and their parents. | Forbes | http://onforb.es/1ky1VCU

Technology

ATO to coin new rules after crypto-currency talks. | Australian Financial Review | http://bit.ly/1g04c8L

Judge’s ruling spells bad news for U.S. cloud providers. | GigaOm | http://bit.ly/1mr7zOi

Embed with Katharine Neil and Harvey Smith. | Embed with Games | http://bit.ly/Q2Ij1p

Technology and privacy law in the US will soon be shaped by people who don’t use email. | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/1ulCoVL

Social media

The censorship effect. | TechCrunch | http://tcrn.ch/1iXxZUC

Twitter is not dying. It’s on the cusp of getting much bigger. | Slate | http://slate.me/Snt9WJ

Why Facebook’s new ‘anonymous login’ matters. | Forbes | http://onforb.es/1kIW7JX

Domino’s adopts 24/7 social media monitoring. | Australian Financial Review | http://bit.ly/Snu49u

Department of Premier & Cabinet’s social media policy. | DPC Victoria | http://bit.ly/1oftQLE

Another questionable IP law suit over a derogatory twitter account.  | Technology & Marketing Law Blog | http://bit.ly/RgRNXX

4 May 2014

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