Time was when having "the talk" with your kids meant the birds and the bees. Nowadays parents also have to be ready to explain shoe- and underwear-bombers, molotov toothpaste, and the touchy-feely TSA.
Issue-spotting the Live Web, attorney Denise Howell muses about cutting edge technology-related legal issues.
Denise Howell is an appellate, intellectual property and technology lawyer who enjoys broad industry recognition for her expertise on the intersection of emerging technologies and law.
Easter eggs in December? When Santa brings the XBox Kinect, cheap, sophisticated video conferencing comes along for the ride.
Checking in? Check out how law and businesses will respond to the rise of location services.
Proposed new legislation would strip domain access from sites 'dedicated to infringing activities,' cutting through the red tape of due process, sovereignty, and property rights.
Parents routinely fear creepy online individuals, but creepy online data collection and sales practices are commonplace and rarely exposed, discussed, and considered.
Facebook ads are notoriously and comically off-base. But even when they pique our interest, in today's multi-option environment they are likely to sell something for a competitor.
ACTA negotiations are coming to a close, but even without it, nothing prevents repressive governments from seizing dissident computers on the pretext of infringement on U.S. copyrights. Do we really need to amplify opportunities for abuse?
The software Timothy Vernor tried to sell was supposed to have been destroyed due to subsequent upgrades. This would have been a sounder basis for the 9th Circuit's decision than the fact the EULA restricted sales, transfers, and copying.
Chief privacy officers from Yahoo!, IBM, and Comcast, as well as CDT's public policy guru, weigh in on where things stand with privacy as social network usage becomes ubiquitous.
Mike Arrington couldn't get his name as a Facebook username when registration opened on 6/12/09. Here are six things you should know if you're in the same boat.