One of the latest news stories to take the internet by storm stemmed from reports that King.com, makers of the wildly popular Candy Crush mobile application (amongst others), has trademarked the word “candy” in the United States.
The Obama Administrative continues to be heavily criticized by industry for its aggressive development of greenhouse gas regulations.
What a difference a year makes. As we reported last month, 2013 was filled with notable developments in U.S.-Iran relations.
Rocky Mountain High: Colorado High Court to Weigh in On Employers’ Ability to Enforce Drug Policies in the Face of State-Sanctioned Off-the-Clock Marijuana Use
Last week the Colorado Supreme Court decided to review a 2013 appellate court decision holding that Colorado employers may lawfully terminate employees for their off-duty use of medical marijuana even if they are not impaired on the job.
California Moves to Restrict Collection of Consumer Personal Information Online: The Process, History and Politics Behind Senate Bill 383
The California Senate has passed a bill restricting the information that certain online retailers can collect in connection with consumer purchases.
When I read about one of the recent “right of publicity” cases, I thought back to the Eighties and “Who Shot JR?” This is because Mary Crosby, as the character Kristin Shepard, was the one who shot JR in 1980 on the widely popular show “DALLAS.”
Two weeks ago, I was scheduled to leave town for an out-of-country trip. But the snow storms in the Southeast crippled my layover city (Atlanta) on the eve before my travel date.
The UK Information Commissioner and the Secretary of State for Justice have entered into Memoranda of Understanding on the handling of information requests in national security cases under the UK’s Data Protection Act (DPA), Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Environmental Information Regulations 2002 (EIRs).
The Edward Snowden leaks have forced Americans to question whether the government monitors their online activities. But intelligence-gathering is not the only government threat to Internet privacy: plaintiffs in defamation cases are using court subpoenas to attempt to unmask Internet users’ identities.
Rather than tell you the result of a new Connecticut Supreme Court case first, let’s play along with the facts at home first.