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California To Hit Startup Founders with Big Retroactive Tax Bills

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Brian Overstreet California is a great place to live and work, but it is not a particularly friendly place to start and run a small business. In 1999, I co-founded Sagient Research Systems, an enterprise-focused data company in San Diego. Over the ensuing 13 years we tinkered, triumphed, failed, and...
California To Hit Startup Founders with Big Retroactive Tax Bills

WCIT treaty includes controversial Internet proposal, keeps content out

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The final treaty of the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai includes a new provision that the treaty does not address content-related aspects of telecommunications, but retains a controversial proposal on fostering the growth of the Internet....
WCIT treaty includes controversial Internet proposal, keeps content out

Trulia Goes After Zillow's Real Estate, Files $75M IPO; Now Has 22M Monthly Users

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Trulia, the online real estate listings giant, has now publicly filed an IPO of up to $75 million — effectively confirming reports from the end of July that the company had already filed for an IPO privately. The company’s S-1 also provides an update on the state of the business, showing...
Trulia Goes After Zillow's Real Estate, Files $75M IPO; Now Has 22M Monthly Users

Dutch Appeals Court Says eBay Subsidiary Not Liable For Infringement By Users

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While the Dutch courts forced local ISPs to block The Pirate Bay, kicking off a hilariously pointless and never-ending game of whac-a-mole, it's still never been fully explained why TPB -- as an intermediary -- should be liable for the infringement done by its users. In fact, a new ruling...
Dutch Appeals Court Says eBay Subsidiary Not Liable For Infringement By Users

Group Protests Committee Interest in SOPA Provision

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The Judiciary Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives is moving toward passage of a small portion of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, raising......
Group Protests Committee Interest in SOPA Provision

Explicit consent becomes mandatory with latest 'do not track' proposal, backs Microsoft into the corner

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Remember how Microsoft said it'd enable the "do not track" feature by default for all users of Internet Explorer 10? Well, it's not likely to happen -- at least from the looks of things. The move caused more than an uproar in the advertising industry, which had agreed to...
Explicit consent becomes mandatory with latest 'do not track' proposal, backs Microsoft into the corner

Both Republicans And Democrats Considering Supporting Basic Internet Freedom Principles With New Platforms

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There's been an awful lot of important talk about internet freedom and its importance this year. It's certainly permeated the political sphere. But is it a national political agenda item? We'll see. The Republican National Convention kicks off in a couple weeks, followed a few weeks after that by the...
Both Republicans And Democrats Considering Supporting Basic Internet Freedom Principles With New Platforms

Twitter Relunctantly Turns Over Occupy Wall Street Messages

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The social media company gave the messages to a judge but is appealing their provision to prosecutors; the case may have wide effects on law enforcement's access to material placed on the Internet....
Twitter Relunctantly Turns Over Occupy Wall Street Messages

Just Because A Banana Can Be Used To Rob A Bank, It Doesn't Mean We Ban Bananas

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We recently wrote about the RIAA's new war against software that can be used to record or download YouTube videos. As we noted, such software has substantial non-infringing uses, but the RIAA wants to ban it anyway. Michael Weinberg has a great response, in pointing out that just because something...
Just Because A Banana Can Be Used To Rob A Bank, It Doesn't Mean We Ban Bananas

UK "Digital Economy Bill" May Allow for Website Shutdowns

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The House of Commons passed a controversial piece of legislation called the "Digital Economy Bill." The loudly-criticized law nontheless passed 187-47, according to the Guardian newspaper. The bill purports to provide comprehensive regulation of digital services, in order to clear the way to promoting Britian as a digital econmic power....
UK "Digital Economy Bill" May Allow for Website Shutdowns

Bitcoin-based gambling to expand in 2013

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Last year, we wrote about Satoshi Dice, a Bitcoin-based online "slot machine." This month, at least one company hopes to introduce Bitcoin-based poker. The move could help to re-open online poker to American gamblers in the face of vigorous efforts by the US government to shut down online poker...
Bitcoin-based gambling to expand in 2013

More Room for Wireless Carriers

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Wireless carriers could be among the biggest beneficiaries of Congress's plan to extend the payroll-tax cut because the legislation currently includes a provision to raise billions of dollars by auctioning off television airwaves....
More Room for Wireless Carriers

Online real estate firm Trulia files confidential IPO

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Company uses provision in JOBS Act to keep SEC documents privateThe Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, which passed through Congress in April, had many provisions in it that were designed to help small businesses grow. It eased restrictions on crowd-funding, and created a new class of business called "emerging...
Online real estate firm Trulia files confidential IPO
Only Hollywood Would Think That This 'Disc To Digital' Program Makes Sense
Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Sue Them, According To New Terms Of Service

Key recommendations for SDN IT buyers

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Software defined networking (SDN) offers significant opportunities and challenges for enterprise IT professionals. SDN has the potential to make networks more flexible, reduce the time to provision the network, improve quality of service, reduce operational costs, and make networks more secure....
Key recommendations for SDN IT buyers

The Facebook distribution dilemma

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Facebook is unlocked. So who held, and who sold? FORTUNE -- Approximately 271 million shares of Facebook (FB) stock was "unlocked" yesterday, under a provision that had prevented certain investors from selling shares until 90 days after the company went public. And, as happens after most lockup expirations, Facebook took...
The Facebook distribution dilemma
CISPA isn’t SOPA, but it isn’t ideal — and it might become law

CA Continues Shopping Spree; Acquires 3Tera To Boost Presence In The Cloud

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IT software giant CA is acquiring cloud computing startup 3Tera. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 3Tera’s product, AppLogic, helps enterprises build and deploy cloud-bases applications both to public and private clouds. CA is opening up the purse strings to boost its presence in the cloud. The company...
CA Continues Shopping Spree; Acquires 3Tera To Boost Presence In The Cloud

Google Wallet gets prepaid security fix, but 'brute-force' issue still hangs in the air

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Google says it's fixed a Wallet security flaw that potentially allowed a phone thief to spend a user's prepaid balance. The ability to provision new prepaid cards had been suspended pending the update, but has now been restored. Things aren't quite back to normal in the Big G's world...
Google Wallet gets prepaid security fix, but 'brute-force' issue still hangs in the air
Netherlands passes Europe’s first net neutrality law

Want to unlock your phone? Fix the DMCA

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commentary The anti-circumvention provision of the DMCA has been stifling research, slowing innovation, and annoying consumers for more than a decade. So why does it still exist? [Read more]...
Want to unlock your phone? Fix the DMCA
US bill would make crash data 'black boxes' mandatory in cars

Battling the dark side of coworking

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Independent and remote work may be on the rise and, as many experts have told us, this offers great benefits, from access to new markets for previously underemployed talent to the joys of autonomy and control for workers. But not every aspect of the change is rosy. Provision of benefits...
Battling the dark side of coworking
A more complete picture of the iTunes economy

Samsung biological analysis patent app has your best heart at interest

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In Patent-application-land, the hills roll on forever, while buttercups gently ripple with the breeze. Anything is possible in Patent-application-land. In this particular filling, Samsung lays out some ideas about helping you to keep your health in check. An "internet phone" and a "biological analysis device" would combine to send...
Samsung biological analysis patent app has your best heart at interest
Senators Propose Visa Just For Entrepreneurs. Good Luck With That.

Heroku now lets you play with your data without making a mess

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Heroku, the platform as a service owned by Salefroce.com has introduced a nifty new feature for people who want to play around with their data. The service, called Fork, let’s companies make a copy of their data that they can messwith and change without it affecting their production database. From...
Heroku now lets you play with your data without making a mess

President's veto power over Internet removed in amended bill

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When the Cybersecurity Act of 2009 was originally proposed, this sweeping overhaul of the nation's cybersecurity apparatus contained a provision that would give the president the power to shut down the Internet in the event of a major cyberattack. Needless to say, the idea of giving an Internet kill...
President's veto power over Internet removed in amended bill

Tech chief says JOBS Act 'renews faith' in Washington

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The Jumpstart Our Business Startups had some provision that will directly impact Rally Software, especially if it decides to go public, says CEO Tim Miller....
Tech chief says JOBS Act 'renews faith' in Washington
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