• Grunts Flummoxed By 21st Century IP Issue

    The “right-to-repair” – or more accurately the absence of one – has been an issue in a variety of spheres (e.g. big farm equipment). Now it’s also affecting the military. This New York Times oped, by a...

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  • Cybersecurity Protocols and ADR

    Surveys taken after the massive Panama Papers hack suggested that law firm cybersecurity industry-wide was lagging behind health care and financial services companies. Now it appears that another niche of the legal industry may be even less...

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  • “An Algorithm Did It”: Product Liability Law In The Age of AI

    It’s a certainty that artificial intelligence is being employed more and more widely, that this trend is accelerating, and that many areas where AI is being applied are intrinsically fraught with risk. Some stark examples cited in...

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  • Depp Settlement Could Change The Way Hollywood Lawyers Do Business

    Johnny Depp’s settlement with his former attorney for “an undisclosed eight-figure sum” may put the case to rest for the contending parties, but the way it unfolded is likely to have some major repercussions. According to attorney...

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  • Congress May Be Getting Serious About Content Regulation

    Representatives of Google and Reddit appeared before a joint House committee, along with some industry experts, and were subjected to a bipartisan grilling. This is new territory, according to website Wired: Unlike previous hearings on internet content...

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  • A Precarious Future For “Unbreakable Commercial Encryption”

    People who follow this debate are seeing signs that the battle over unbreakable commercial encryption has turned in favor of those who would like to see it become a reality – “it” being a cyber-environment in which...

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  • New Patent Legislation Has Bipartisan Support

    In a rare instance of bipartisan agreement, the Stronger Patents Act of 2019 is moving toward ratification. The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property held a hearing last week, and as witnesses made clear in their testimony,...

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  • Phony Student Papers, Purchased On Demand, Are Flooding U.S. Colleges

    It’s not plagiarism because the essays are original. It’s just that they aren’t the work of the students who turn them in. Instead they are written to order by employees who work for outfits with names like...

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  • Every Adult In Bulgaria Hacked; Suspect Works For A Security Firm

    Following a hack of the Bulgarian tax authority, resulting in the theft of personal data on virtually every adult in the country, police arrested a Bulgarian cybersecurity expert who works for a US firm that specializes in...

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  • “Deep Fakes” Are A Free Speech Conundrum

    By today’s standards the job that was done on Nancy Pelosi is relatively primitive. Recently, for example, to prove a point the filmmaker Jordan Peele (BlacKkKlansman and Get Out) collaborated with Buzz Feed and produced a video...

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