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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright

Is copyright infringement theft?  | MsLods storify | https://storify.com/MsLods/theft-and-copyright-law

You’ve got 1 week! Input sought on online copyright infringement proposals.  | Australian Digital Alliance | http://bit.ly/1AJTMG2 & my collection of #copdis resources: http://bit.ly/1oJVhjr

How many jobs does IP actually create? A US analysis. | Mercatus Center | http://bit.ly/1txKnhn

Anti-piracy firm wants to fine Canadian and Aussie file-sharers. | TorrentFreak | http://bit.ly/1vaZS1R

New Zealand: Another alleged music pirate pinged under ‘Skynet’. | Stuff | http://bit.ly/1BR1nns

Village Roadshow no-show for online piracy forum. | ZDNet | http://zd.net/1qCG9RJ

Defamation & media law

North Coast Children’s Home Inc. v Keith Martin, the perils of digital defamation, by Yvonne Kux. | INFORRM | 

Careful with your coverage of the Redfern murder case – especially pics. | Journlaw | http://bit.ly/1t3Mig3

Financial services group WCS serves online forum Whirlpool over negative post. | The Age | http://bit.ly/1pcvHTP

Privacy & information security

iiNet on mass data retention: is it really the way the west is going? | iiNet |  (pdf)

Targeted ‘preservation notices’ offer an alternative to blanket data retention, says iiNet. | ComputerWorld |  

EFF & ACLU demolish the U. S. government’s “it’s just metadata” claim in their latest NSA spying brief. | EFF |  

Data retention ‘not a significant issue’ for Telstra. | IT News | http://bit.ly/1tGBAJe

Data retention – the implications for lawyers & journalists. | Independent Australia | http://bit.ly/1psVQyI 

EU lawyers confirm ‘general and blanket data retention is no longer possible’ in the European Union. | Techdirt | http://bit.ly/1q6Hf84 

Metadata – what to keep. | Phil Dobbie | http://bit.ly/1p3GMlJ podcast featuring Steve Dalby, iiNet, Mike Maharrey & Paul Brooks.

Technology

The Primary Way to Report Harassment Online Is Broken. | The Atlantic | http://theatln.tc/1AJUKlm

What happens to #Ferguson affects Ferguson. | Medium | http://bit.ly/1AgVw9f

Social media

What do you call 100 lawyers on Twitter? (A good start). | The Drum (UK) | http://bit.ly/1zm4UWO

China’s new Interim Rules for Internet & social messaging use ( in English). | Fei Chang Dao | http://bit.ly/VJv1dl

From the US: Arrest over Twitter parody of mayor wasn’t unreasonable. | Ars Technica | http://bit.ly/1uSVioB

24 August 2014

1 Comments

  1. Reblogged this on journlaw and commented:
    Another great curation of media law and technology law cases and articles here from @mslods . It starts with a particularly useful Storify from @mslods debating whether it is reasonable to use the term ‘copyright theft’ when talking about copyright infringement. Any media law geek should subscribe to this blog.

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