Archive for category: law

Obama Wants Stricter Data Privacy Laws (That Still Aren’t So Strict)
/ January 12, 2015 8:51 am
Obama Wants Stricter Data Privacy Laws (That Still Aren’t So Strict)

Gizmodo reports "President Obama will announce two new pieces of legislation on Monday that are designed to protect consumers from the massive data breaches and students from greedy companies that want their data. Good idea! However, some think Obama's plan doesn't sound like it provides quite enough protection. But it's still a good idea!". Read More

CES: Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Breaks Silence on Studio Hack in Keynote Address
/ January 6, 2015 8:44 am
CES: Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Breaks Silence on Studio Hack in Keynote Address

Variety reports "Sony Corp. CEO Kazuo Hirai addressed the Sony Pictures hack at the beginning of his address to attendees Monday at the International CES 2015 confab.". Read More

Pirate Bay resurrected by fellow torrent site IsoHunt
/ December 15, 2014 9:17 am
Pirate Bay resurrected by fellow torrent site IsoHunt

Mashable reports "A week after Swedish police shut down BitTorrent indexing site the Pirate Bay, torrent search site IsoHunt resurrected it in its entirety. In a blog post, IsoHunt explains that, while it encourages Pirate Bay users to switch to IsoHunt (two sites are very similar in functionality), it has preserved the entire Pirate Bay site and put it up at the web address oldpiratebay.org." . Read More

Top Start-ups to Compete at Digital Entertainment World
/ December 11, 2014 8:17 am
Top Start-ups to Compete at Digital Entertainment World

Digital Entertainment World (DEW), the industry event and market focused on monetizing digital content, today announced the opening of applications for the 2nd Annual DEW Start-Up Pitch and Competition. Interested companies may apply online to be considered to compete at the 2015 event. Read More

The Apple iPod lawsuit may get thrown out for not having a plaintiff
/ December 5, 2014 9:39 am
The Apple iPod lawsuit may get thrown out for not having a plaintiff

Mashable reports "Between 2007 and 2009, the lawsuit contends, Apple deliberately deleted songs from competing services from users' iPods. An error message would prompt users to restore their iPods to factory settings without revealing that outside songs would be deleted. Apple maintains that this was a security measure to combat hacking.". Read More

It Takes an “Ecosystem” to Prosper in the Digital Age (with Infographic)
/ December 5, 2014 8:54 am
It Takes an “Ecosystem” to Prosper in the Digital Age (with Infographic)

Ask most people what’s going on in “digital entertainment” and you’re sure to hear plenty of excitement about great films, TV series, music and gaming on popular digital platforms like Netflix, Amazon, Spotify and YouTube. Read More

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Nintendo and Philips settle patent dispute
/ December 2, 2014 9:03 am
Nintendo and Philips settle patent dispute

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Nintendo has settled a lawsuit filed by the electronics manufacturer Philips, which accused the seminal game developer of violating several of its patents." . Read More

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