May 21st 2009
This Week in Law 24
Want To Infringe Copyright? We've Got An App For That
Google's new AdWords policy, registrars retaining domains, URL shortening, Twitter usernames, and more.
- Ira Matetsky's excellent Wikipedia series, in toto (The Volokh Conspiracy)
- Judge Postpones Lori Drew Sentencing, Weighs Dismissal | Threat Level
- Google changes AdWords policy to allow trade marks in text of US adverts (out-law.com)
- Google's new U.S. trademark policy, as of today
- "Copycat" Lawsuit Filed Against Google (2nd class action by same lawyers) (@ericgoldman)
- Google Hit With Major Class Action Trademark Lawsuit Over Trademarked Keyword Ad Sales (@ericgoldman)
- Ninth Circuit Mucks Up 47 USC 230 Jurisprudence....AGAIN!? (@ericgoldman)
- Of Patent Trolls and Trademark Champions (re the Google class action, IP Law and Business)
- Apple Rejects iPhone BitTorrent App | Threat Level
- Prosecution: Dead Girl's Parents Must Be Heard at Cyberbullying Sentencing | Threat Level
- Piracy Will Be The Kindle DX's Savior (@techcrunch); interesting points.
- Thinking about URL shorteners/customizers as successors of @kteare's RealNames (see this SEW piece)
- Dot TK - a whole TLD devoted to domain shortening?
- @washingtonpost re Tweexchange; intersection w/ domain law? Trademark? Right of publicity? Defamation?
- Citizen Media Law Project on Barnes v. Yahoo (provider liability under Section 230)
- Rescuecom v. Google (re Keyword Ad Sales, by @egoldman)
- The True Value of URL Shorteners (@enoss)
- from @sandoCNET, National Consumers League scolds MPAA on DVD copying:
- Googlier than thou - @jeffjarvis on the future of lawyers and the law:
- DVD ripping goes legit with RealDVD | Crave - CNET
- Twitter, AMC, Wise Up, Restore "Mad Men" Accounts
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