Privacy News

markmonitor

Syrian Electronic Army takes over MarkMonitor; dog catches car

On Wednesday, the well-known hacktivist group Syrian Electronic Army managed to get into MarkMonitor’s management portal. Once there, the group targeted Facebook: they used the management portal to alter Facebook’s WHOIS record, including Facebook’s registrant contacts, intending to hijack Facebook’s domain nameservers (as they had done earlier with both PayPal and eBay’s UK sites). However, the […]

Privacy

IP News

lhooq

Copyright and mesh wireframes in virtual worlds

Being an IP attorney in a virtual world environment can be really interesting. Lately, questions have arisen about copyright and digital mesh wireframe works — a question that an appeals court considered just a few years ago, just in a different context. The different context has the potential to really make a difference, but before […]

Intellectual Property

Internet Law News

Aereo Invaders

Aereo declares “NOT DEAD YET” in the most awesome way possible

Today, in an absolutely hilarious stunner, internet television broadcaster Aereo declared to the world that it’s not dead yet. Its attorneys sent a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan announcing that since the Supreme Court declared that Aereo was a cable system, Aereo should be eligible for the statutory compulsory license offered to cable […]

Internet Law

Please forgive the lack of posts.

I'm still in the process of moving a lot of posts from my old blog to this site. It's slow going -- real work comes first. There will be more content here eventually, I promise.