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Would The US Extradite UK Blogger For Linking To Works In The Public Domain In Other Countries?

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James Firth has an interesting post, talking about some of the more ridiculous consequences of current US law enforcement interpretation of copyright law. Looking at the case of Richard O'Dwyer, the computer science student that the US is getting closer to extraditing to the US to face criminal copyright infringement...
Would The US Extradite UK Blogger For Linking To Works In The Public Domain In Other Countries?

Details Come Out On US Attorneys Withholding Evidence In Aaron Swartz Case

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Last week, we wrote about Aaron Swartz's girlfriend, Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman, releasing a statement accusing the DOJ of a variety of things that hadn't really been covered before, including lying, seizing evidence without a warrant and withholding exculpatory evidence. That resulted in an interesting discussion in the comments, in which a...
Details Come Out On US Attorneys Withholding Evidence In Aaron Swartz Case

Australian watchdog considers suing Apple again, this time over e-book price fixing

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is said to be considering taking action against Apple for the second time in a month, over allegations that the Cupertino-based technology giant has engaged in price-fixing with titles in its iBookstore. The ACCC has urged retailers to formally raise the issue as it...
Australian watchdog considers suing Apple again, this time over e-book price fixing

Anonymous releases 1.7GB of data following new Department of Justice hack

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Hacking group Anonymous has claimed it has grabbed 1.7 GB of data belonging to the US Justice Department, although the US organisation has played down the sensitivity of the haul that was accessed from one of its websites. In the its latest move against the DoJ, the hacktivist collective says...
Anonymous releases 1.7GB of data following new Department of Justice hack

Craigslist Now Wants Your Postings Under 'Exclusive' Terms: Padmapper Fallout Continues

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Another development in the ongoing Craigslist data scraping story: Craigslist has added in a new proviso for those posting ads, telling them that Craigslist now becomes the “exclusive licensee” of the content in that ad. “Clicking ‘Continue’ confirms that craigslist is the exclusive licensee of this content, with the exclusive...
Craigslist Now Wants Your Postings Under 'Exclusive' Terms: Padmapper Fallout Continues

Why Apple is telling the DOJ: 'We'll see you in court'

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The settlement the Justice Department is seeking could shutter the iBookstore Reuters and Bloomberg have both reported -- citing a pair of unnamed sources -- that Apple (AAPL) and one or two major publishers are preparing to get sued for antitrust violations, perhaps as early as today. Three of the...
Why Apple is telling the DOJ: 'We'll see you in court'

Sorry, Google: Why Yahoo Remains Stuck With Microsoft's Bing

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It all makes sense: prominent ex-Googler Marissa Mayer takes over Yahoo, which uses Microsoft's Bing as its search provider. But Microsoft has failed to live up to its contract with Yahoo, leaving Yahoo free to sign a search deal with Google, right? Wrong. In fact, the Department of Justice blocked...
Sorry, Google: Why Yahoo Remains Stuck With Microsoft's Bing

Apple pressured to drop 4G iPad branding in Australia, asks to postpone May 2 court hearing

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Apple has said that a Melbourne court has not given it enough time to fully prepare for a defence of a case where it has been accused of misleading Australian consumers with the marketing of a its new 4G-enabled iPad tablet. The company was in court on Monday, entering talks...
Apple pressured to drop 4G iPad branding in Australia, asks to postpone May 2 court hearing

U.S. Files Antitrust Charges Against Apple, Book Publishers

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The U.S. Justice Department just formally charged Apple, along with book publishers, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Penguin in regards to e-book pricing. The DOJ alleges that the companies colluded in anticompetitive practices involving pricing and sales. This comes after a year-long investigation into the matter after Apple switched to an...
U.S. Files Antitrust Charges Against Apple, Book Publishers
Requiring a warrant to use cell tower location data would 'cripple' criminal investigations, says the DOJ
Prominent Android piracy sites seized by US government
Justice Dept Threatens Apple, Publishers With Price-Fixing Lawsuits: Report

DOJ’s ebook pricing case against Apple and 5 other publishers could start tomorrow

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Apple and publisher Macmillan are said to be preparing to be commenced their legal case with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) as soon as tomorrow, according to a Bloomberg report that cites sources “familiar with the matter”. The DoJ is suing Apple and five publishers for what colluding to...
DOJ’s ebook pricing case against Apple and 5 other publishers could start tomorrow

The NYT's Bill Keller on why we should defend WikiLeaks

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In a post on Tuesday entitled “First they came for WikiLeaks, then the New York Times,” we wrote about how there is growing evidence that Congress and the Justice Department may be considering legal sanctions against traditional journalists who publish classified information — in other words, extending the kind...
The NYT's Bill Keller on why we should defend WikiLeaks

Apple finally meets its match (Hint: It's called the DOJ)

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A settlement is said near on e-book pricing and any deal will force Apple to bend [Read more]...
Apple finally meets its match (Hint: It's called the DOJ)
Suppose Justice Settles With Apple and Publishers. Then What?
Inside the DOJ's ebook price-fixing case against Apple: an analysis
US Department of Justice says citizens have a broad right to record police officers on duty

DoJ sues Apple, publishers in e-book price fixing antitrust suit

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The DoJ is suing Apple and five major e-book publishers as it begins an antitrust investigation into the alleged collusion of e-book price fixing....
DoJ sues Apple, publishers in e-book price fixing antitrust suit

Verizon's CEO has a plan for wireless pay-TV, if the government will allow it

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Verizon CEO Lowell C. McAdam doesn't quite have all of those SpectrumCo AWS licenses in his pocket just yet, but if he does get them he has a decidedly old school idea of what to flood the airwaves with: TV. The Wall Street Journal quotes him saying Verizon and...
Verizon's CEO has a plan for wireless pay-TV, if the government will allow it

Steve Jobs on camera: 'The publishers are actually going to withhold their books from Amazon'

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Telegraphing an alleged price-fixing conspiracy 2 years before the DOJ caught up to it Jobs talking price-fixing at the iPad launch FORTUNE -- Paid Content's Laura Hazard Owen, combing through documents newly unredacted in the states' (as opposed to the U.S. Department of Justice's) antitrust complaint against Apple (AAPL) and...
Steve Jobs on camera: 'The publishers are actually going to withhold their books from Amazon'
B&N: DOJ e-book suit endangers consumers, bookstores and copyrighted expression

Why e-books cost so much

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Book publishers were recently sued by the DOJ for allegedly colluding to raise e-book prices. This isn't a case of simple greed. [Read more]...
Why e-books cost so much

Senator Schumer in WSJ: DOJ ebooks suit could "wipe out the publishing industry as we know it"

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The Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Apple and major book publishers “sounds plausible on its face, [but] could wipe out the publishing industry as we know it, making it much harder for young authors to get published,” New York senator Charles Schumer writes in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. Schumer has been...
Senator Schumer in WSJ: DOJ ebooks suit could "wipe out the publishing industry as we know it"

Rather Than Fix The CFAA, House Judiciary Committee Planning To Make It Worse... Way Worse

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So, you know all that talk about things like Aaron's Law and how Congress needs to fix the CFAA? Apparently, the House Judiciary Committee has decided to raise a giant middle finger to folks who are concerned about abuses of the CFAA. Over the weekend, they began circulating a "draft"...
Rather Than Fix The CFAA, House Judiciary Committee Planning To Make It Worse... Way Worse

The persecution of Barrett Brown - and how to fight it | Glenn Greenwald

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The journalist and Anonymous activist is targeted as part of a broad effort to deter and punish internet freedom activismAaron's Swartz's suicide in January triggered waves of indignation, and rightly so. He faced multiple felony counts and years in prison for what were, at worst, trivial transgressions of law. But...
The persecution of Barrett Brown - and how to fight it | Glenn Greenwald

Apple Could Face Federal Book Suit Today – Reports

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The Department of Justice may file a suit against Apple today over ebook price-fixing complaints, according to reports from Reuters and Bloomberg. The DOJ has been probing antitrust complaints regarding Apple’s 2010 pacts with  book publishers; several of the biggest publishers are preparing to settle those charges by “tearing up”...
Apple Could Face Federal Book Suit Today – Reports

Apple is already fighting Amazon in the ebook price wars

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Apple would prefer agency pricing on ebooks — that, we know. In fact, Apple is likely to appeal the DOJ’s ebook pricing settlement with HarperCollins, Hachette and Simon & Schuster, which was approved last week. Turns out, though, that doesn’t mean Apple won’t play the price-drop game on their ebooks...
Apple is already fighting Amazon in the ebook price wars
Senator says Apple e-books suit "could wipe out the publishing industry"
Bigger Than Agency, Bigger Than E-Books: The Case Against Apple and Publishers
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