In putting together a list of what I consider to be relatively clueful site policies, terms, and guidelines, I just stumbled on BoingBoing's List of Wonderful Policies. And it is.
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.
At a conference I attended last month on social media law (I have some interesting notes I'll post soon), I was struck by how lawyers for social media giants such as Facebook, MySpace, Google, find speedy ways to accommodate powerful copyright holders on infringement issues.
"Copyright in a Converged World" proved a hot topic at Tech Policy Summit '08, as EFF's Fred von Lohmann and TiVo's Matt Zinn took on Patrick Ross of the Copyright Alliance and UCLA Law's Doug Lichtman
With a Bay Area Congressional seat set for special election in two months, Berkman Executive Director John Palfrey has launched a grassroots campaign to convince Professor Lawrence Lessig to run. A 2,000 member (and counting) Facebook group agrees.
My goodness. Check out the impressive array of law school outlines and other law school and bar exam resources being amassed at Docstoc.
In response to my earlier post about the way Build-A-Bear entices children and parents to give up personal data, the company says it will take my suggestions to heart and review them with its privacy committee.
And you thought Beacon is (was) creepy.Yesterday I had my first experience at a Build-A-Bear Workshop store.
Anyone with lingering questions about the value of the iPhone for business should check out what's on Supreme Court lawyer Tom Goldstein's iPhone, a holiday greeting and iPhone ad parody from SCOTUSBlog (which was acquired in true tech start-up fashion by large firm Akin Gump):Never has there been such an exquisite example of namedropping while poking fun at name droppers.
As I inevitably download "new" holiday music each year, it's painfully apparent we wouldn't *have* much new holiday music if it weren't for sampling, remixes, remakes, and mashups. The iTunes List of 44 Holiday Songs for 2007 is testament to this fact, as are the many Christmas remixes and dubs dotting the 'Net and the digital download inventory.
Lawyer rating start-up and nascent online community Avvo scored a big win yesterday when it convinced a Washington district court to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit filed last June. Avvo aggregates available attorney information, assigns subjective (and undisclosed) value to various factors, and comes up with a 1-10 rating.