In what could be the most bizarre civil suit concerning social media, a district court decided that name-calling on Twitter is covered under the First Amendment.
With any innovative technology, there’s bound to be some growing pains. With the IRS recently deeming Bitcoins property, and not currency, this could certainly fall into that category—though many have said it’s much worse. Still, there is some good to this.
The Sunrise period has ended, or will by Monday, for the new gTLDs listed below.
Driverless cars, undoubtedly, will be the greatest advancement in automobile safety ever—and it’s not even going to be close. The amount of lives this technology will save is unfathomable. But sometimes, new technology doesn’t always work perfectly. So if there’s an accident involving a driverless car, who’s liable?
As we previously reported, social media privacy has become the latest issue to be regulated by state legislation. Last week, Wisconsin jumped on the social media privacy bandwagon.
When most Americans think of drones, they think of unmanned, often weaponized aircraft that are used by governments in areas of conflict for intelligence or combat purposes.
On April 16, Mt. Gox’s civil rehabilitation proceeding in Tokyo (something similar to a U.S. Chapter 11) was dismissed and the initial stages of a bankruptcy liquidation under Japanese law began.
We used to talk about the “borderless” environment of the Internet. These days, that view is looking increasingly outmoded and utopian, in large part because of the intersection of law enforcement and privacy concerns.
Depending on the new Commission’s level of ambition when it takes office in the Autumn, this week’s European Court of Justice preliminary ruling (Cases C-293/12 and C-594/12), which found a 2006 Directive invalid, could prove an opportunity to re-think the EU approach to privacy and protecting personal data.
The only certainty about Heartbleed is the uncertainty about how much data was actually exposed and what the fallout might be.