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  • CEIPI Opinion on a EU Proposal for a Neighboring Right for Press Publishers Online
    At CEIPI, I have co-authored with Christophe Geiger and Oleksandr Bulayenko a position paper discussing the proposed introduction in EU law of neighboring rights for press publishers for the digital uses of their publications. The proposal is include…
    - 49 days ago, 6 Dec 16, 8:54am -
  • My Dissent from Professor Kerr's Opinion on the Consequences of the Microsoft Ireland Case
    In his November 29, 2016, Volokh Conspiracy post, Professor Orin Kerr raised some important points about the unintended or unanticipated consequences of the so-called Microsoft Ireland case. Location…
    - 54 days ago, 1 Dec 16, 6:05pm -
  • Dear Silicon Valley: Great satire can be fake news!
    Many in Silicon Valley say: thumbs down to fake news! Not so fast. Great satire can be fake news! That's because satire is often "pure fiction masquerading as truth," or even real truth masquerading as fiction. Plus, satire is legally protected. Don'…
    - 54 days ago, 1 Dec 16, 4:24am -
  • Wiretap Numbers Still Don't Add Up
    Earlier this year, I wrote that the wiretap numbers reported by the Administrative Office (AO) of the US Courts in its 2014 Wiretap Report and those disclosed in transparency reports by the major telecommunications companies just didn’t add up. Whi…
    - 56 days ago, 29 Nov 16, 7:15pm -
  • Global Right to Be Forgotten Delisting: Why CNIL is Wrong
    The French DPA's claim that Google should de-list search results globally to comply with "Right to Be Forgotten" laws is inconsistent with the CJEU's ruling in the Google Spain case. Location…
    - 67 days ago, 18 Nov 16, 8:59am -
  • Points of Consensus on Rule 41
    Senator Chris Coons, Democrat from Delaware, offered a bill today that would delay implementation of proposed changes to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41 for six months. Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society and Mozilla have been studying…
    - 68 days ago, 18 Nov 16, 12:44am -
  • This election was not hacked – but it was attacked
    The presidential campaign of 2016 thankfully – and we can only hope officially – ended this evening. As of when this article was posted, there are no reports of widespread cyberattacks or other digital interference against state voting systems. O…
    - 76 days ago, 9 Nov 16, 12:00pm -
  • What the Second Circuit Just Got Wrong about the DMCA in EMI v. MP3Tunes
                With the Second Circuit’s recent decision in EMI v. MP3Tunes, the formerly small body of case law interpreting § 512(i) of the DMCA – the “repeat infringer” provision – continues to grow. Last year, for example, dist…
    - 77 days ago, 8 Nov 16, 1:43am -
  • Cross Border Content Removal Demands - You Decide
    The Center for Internet and Society just wrapped up its Law, Borders, and Speech Conference. We had an amazing line-up of speakers and a great set of topics -- the event was a blast, and we are getting enthusiastic feedback from newly minted Internet…
    - 89 days ago, 27 Oct 16, 9:38pm -
  • Cybersecurity, Unscrupulous Diners, and Internet Stewardship
    The extended DDoS attacks over the past few days that triggered widespread outages and Internet congestion are more than a mere annoyance. Rather, these instances have proven to be increasingly sophisticated efforts to strike at core networking proto…
    - 94 days ago, 22 Oct 16, 3:57pm -