MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright

Deal to combat piracy in UK with alerts is ‘imminent’. | BBC News | http://bbc.in/Ql2bgo

How Disney learned to stop worrying and embrace copyright infringement.  | The Salon | http://bit.ly/1nzMu09

Copyright troll demands Comcast’s six strikes data for lawsuit.  | Torrentfreak | http://bit.ly/Rs6d7f

Spotify chief hits back over piracy.  | Australian Financial Review | http://bit.ly/1lMHnY4

Defamation & media law

Ireland: Court tells Sharkey to take down his tweet. | Independent | http://bit.ly/1iadCiR

E-libel laws the new front line in Pacific battles for freedom. | The Conversation | http://bit.ly/1jIRksV

Defamation should be law reform focus not racial discrimination: Richard Ackland.  | Sydney Morning Herald | http://bit.ly/1j0oPBT

Privacy & information security

Photos of a NSA “upgrade” factory shows a Cisco router getting an implant. | Ars Technica | http://bit.ly/1jIRksV

Worst day for eBay, multiple flaws leave millions of users vulnerable to hackers. | Hacker News | http://bit.ly/1vUAxbi

We kill people based on metadata.  | The New York Review of Books | http://bit.ly/1mNuIq0

The right response to the right to delete. | Re/code | http://on.recode.net/1ozc7j6

US cybersecurity expert warns against metadata storage.  |  Australian Financial Review | http://bit.ly/1mwFd0N

Snowden’s first move against the NSA was a party in Hawaii. | Wired | http://wrd.cm/1noPAEj

The little conference that kickstarted the Web: Mark Pesce. |  The Drum | http://ab.co/1oYUQCi

Why I was forced to shut down Lavabit. | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/TqwHb7

Computer mice: still a thing. | The Atlantic | http://bit.ly/1mzCfNa

Living on Bitcoin a year later: dropping digital dollars at a strip club. | Forbes | http://onforb.es/1jwrpoj

Giants behaving badly: Google, Facebook and Amazon show us the downside of monopolies and black-box algorithms. | GigaOm | http://bit.ly/1mfCoSW

Social media

Can an algorithm solve Twitter’s credibility problem? | The New Yorker | http://nyr.kr/1j8rA8Z

With update, Snapchat gets a little less private. | The New York Times |http://nyti.ms/1khgzCO

Alleged insider trading case cracked through LinkedIn. | SMH | http://bit.ly/1nHkdWp

A platform and a blogging tool, Medium charms writers. | The New York Times | http://nyti.ms/1nnYrrI

26 May 2014

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