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FCC Votes for Net Neutrality

Just in case Jon forgets to put this little story in News of the Week for next week 😉 FCC votes for net neutrality, a ban on paid fast lanes, and Title II Cheers!

Tuesday, March 3rd Discussion

Next week, I hope to lead the class through a discussion comparing the differences (if any) between creativity and innovation and how these two terms are applied with reference to computer software and biotechnology. If you have an opportunity, please skim through: Dennis S Karjala, “Protecting Innovation in Computer Software, Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology” (2011) 16 […]

Legal Podcast on UGC

For those of you who haven’t heard of This Week in Law, its a really interesting american legal podcast about technology. This episode seemed particularly relevant to our discussions of UGC, and legal restrictions on it.

Data States This article encapsulates a lot of the themes I raised during my presentation on privacy – particularly in the sense of shifting our understanding of tech giants, from mere service/efficiency providers to something more. The author suggests that ‘something more’ is to view these tech giants as Data States. And I think this quote relates that […]