The FCC’s new rule prohibiting internet-service providers (ISP) from slowing down applications or services is being challenged by on multiple fronts.
While Twitter has neither a legal obligation to censor its users nor an imposed requirement to protect free speech, its use of anti-harassment tools is commendable.
The Danger of “Just & Reasonable” Net Neutrality Rules: The Potential Toothlessness of the FCC’s New Rules
While the FCC’s new “just and reasonable” net neutrality rule is a step in the right direction toward an open Internet, it is not a clear victory for net neutrality advocates.
Since it began its enhance patent quality initiative , the USPTO is better positioned to address patent quality than ever before.
While the idea of an autonomous car is exciting to many drivers, there are serious legal questions regarding autonomous cars that have yet to be answered.
Recent copyright infringement cases where infringement is predicated on the similar “feel” of the original and an infringing song is a step in the wrong direction.
Local law enforcement’s increasing use of Stingray, a technology used to pull metadata of a cellphone without the knowledge of the owner, undermines the legitimacy of the criminal justice system.
International Law is wholly inadequate in dealing with the technology and privacy issues.
As Big Data continues to grow in both reach and sophistication, our information economy will start to approach a state in which the definition of Personally Identifiable Information is no longer effective in pursuing its goal of protecting individual rights to privacy.
While free-market tools have been effective in curtailing cyber-bulling, there are still opportunities to use the legal system to stop cyber-bulling.
The SEC’s high frequency trading (HFT) enforcement strategy of speak loudly and carry a small stick demonstrates that it does not want to regulate high frequency trading.
Samsung deserves recognition for being transparent and showing concern for privacy after public backlash that its television sets were recording viewer conversations.
The Solicitor General’s opinion on whether the Supreme Court should hear Google v. Oracle java dispute may decide what constitutes fair use in the software industry.
The FCC is taking a more assertive role in internet regulation by preempting state laws that stymie municipal-sponsored broadband projects.
The F.C.C.’s decision in regards to net neutrality will have wide ranging impact on individuals and businesses.
The current mix of state and federal legislation, coupled with competing FCC regulation, creates a difficult situation for municipalities and ISPs in regards to municipal-sponsored broadband.
The Court of Justice of the European Union’s “the right to be forgotten” ruling has spurred debate on the role of search engines in regulating privacy.
What counts as a true threat of violence in our digital era, and how we should go about identifying it, is still unclear.
A federal response to data breach notification may not be panacea that some advocates claim.
The FAA’s recent ruling, banning the commercial use of drones, raises valid concerns about safety and privacy; however, it is no panacea.
While President Obama support for net neutrality is not dispositive, advocates for net neutrality have gained a powerful ally.
The boycott of ApplePay by clients of Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) raises antitrust concerns.
The United Nations is seeking to anticipate and ameliorate the potential issues regarding Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS).