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October 24, 2012
by Thomas O'Toole
Libraries in the United States are at odds with publishers over the extent to which the copyright law's first sale doctrine protects their right to lend electronic books.
October 22, 2012
I had the opportunity to participate on the What the Journalists Think panel at last week's Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers meeting in Toronto. The panel moderator didn't ask many of the questions he said he would ask. So now I have several pages of "unused" notes. Unused until now.
October 10, 2012
Maybe the South Carolina Supreme Court got it right today when it held that the 1986 Stored Communications Act does not protect opened email messages on a Yahoo! webmail account. Or maybe the court erred. Nobody knows for sure, and that's a problem.
October 5, 2012
Next week, on Oct. 9, Several leading registry operators will hold an open discussion on their proposed alternative to ICANN's trademark clearinghouse plan for the new top-level domains.
Ninth Circuit Vacates Fair Use Finding in Righthaven Case
The Nation's First Privacy Goalie
Cyberlaw Predictions: Competition, Trademarks, Online Contracts
Georgia Bill Would Regulate Online Self-Help Publishers
Race Toward New gTLDs Finish Line Sparks Debate on ICANN's Policy Methods