The Swedish telco won its appeal because the requested IP addresses belonged to foreign subsidiaries.
By examining file-sharing rights in the USA, Canada and Italy, the author highlights how judges influence the balance between copyright and privacy.
A philosophical clash between the US and EU offers increased privacy for some at the cost of greater risk for most of us.
Academics found their honeypot received a string of calls from a spammer who had obviously targeted numbers on the UK’s do not call (DNC) register.
Much of what people say about the need to control social media seems influenced by competition to be the center of attention.
Telcos have good reason to use social media to gather data about users. However, even governments find it hard to assess the risks of placing too much reliance on that kind of data.
The term ‘piracy’ fogs the issues for comms providers and content owners. Stealing a signal is not like sailing a ship; it is made possible by tech changes that some are trying to ignore.
Trademarked brands are withdrawing goods from online retailers like Amazon because they are upset with the sale of counterfeits.
Obtaining a good copy of video and audio content is hard enough; subtitles place an additional demand on pirates.
Even little children know more about intellectual property than some of the people embarrassing our profession.