Denise Howell

<p>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. For further details please see her <a href="">professional background</a> and <a href="">speaking schedule</a>.</p> <p>Denise's career is characterized by her passionate engagement in intellectual property issues, technology, media, and all forms of online communication. She writes one of the first law-related weblogs, <a href="">Bag and Baggage</a> and coined the term "blawg" as shorthand for legal weblog. She hosts <a href="">this WEEK in LAW</a> on <a href="">TWiT,</a> probing the areas where technology and society intersect in ways that present new, unique, or difficult issues under existing and developing law, and has a further audio series at IT Conversations, <a href="">Sound Policy</a>. She is a regular columnist for The American Lawyer magazine. Denise is a member of the <a href="">Identity Gang</a>, <a href="">Project VRM</a>, a board member of the <a href="">Attention Trust</a>, and an advisory board member of <a href="">Lisensa</a>/<a href="">Top Ten Media</a> and the <a href="">Law and Policy Institutions Guide</a></p>

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Facebook's data feeds a data leak?

Facebook's data feeds a data leak?

Part of the appeal of the Facebook phenomenon are the fine-grained privacy controls users can impose, such as only letting friends see their activities, status, and postings. Though it's fantastic that Facebook is publishing RSS feeds for various data streams users would otherwise only be able to read behind Facebook's registration wall, I'm pretty sure the privacy settings on some of that data specify it is not supposed to be publicly available, and the feeds do not appear to be restricted in any way.

August 15, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Lawgarithms Links for 8/13/07

Lawgarithms Links for 8/13/07

Remember that between entries here you can keep up with the Live Web (and other) issues I'm spotting by subscribing to my Google Reader Starred Items. Among the links now playing:Two-word license agreement: "F--- YOU!

August 13, 2007 by in Google

AlwaysOn Stanford Summit:  lawyers for Google, IBM, and Apple ponder the patent system

AlwaysOn Stanford Summit: lawyers for Google, IBM, and Apple ponder the patent system

According to lawyers from Google, IBM, Apple, and two respected IP law firms, the patent system needs help, it's more important than ever to think about protecting innovations early and often, open source and proprietary technologies can and should happily co-exist, and changes are in the offing that promise to improve the patent situation for players both large and small in the IT arena.

August 1, 2007 by in Google

Lawgarithms Links for 7/20/07

Lawgarithms Links for 7/20/07

Now that I'm smitten with keeping a link blog, I'll endeavor once a week or so to cull through it for things I think might be of particular interest to Lawgarithms readers. So, here we go.

July 20, 2007 by in Google

Safari for Windows:  it syncs

Safari for Windows: it syncs

When Steve Jobs made his WWDC announcement regarding Safari for Windows, there was much discussion about how this would broaden the iPhone developer community, yada yada.Well, sure.

July 11, 2007 by in iPhone

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