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Legal Geekery Roundup for 11.11.2011

by Joshua Auriemma November 11, 2011 News
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Justice Stevens defends his Kelo opinion while simultaneously criticizing Justice O’Connor for alleged inconsistencies in her dissenting opinion. If you play video games on your computer, it’s likely that your personal information, and maybe your credit card, were compromised in the recent Steam hacking. Lifehacker has some tips on what you should do if you [...]

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Why Congress is Poised to Label YOU (Yes, You) a Felon

by Joshua Auriemma September 15, 2011 Legal
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I’m starting to become legitimately afraid for our country. Althouse called my attention to a recent Wall Street Journal article by Orin Kerr opining on the likely scenario that Congress will grant the request of the Obama administration in the name of “cybersecurity,” and make violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) felonies [...]

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25. Does COPPA Apply to Facebook? Playstation Network Pwnage. IPs Don’t Confer Jursidiction.

by Joshua Auriemma May 13, 2011 Podcasts

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 43:56 — 40.2MB) | Embed Help Us Keep Podcasting! Your five stars ratings and reviews keep us super excited to keep podcasting. If you like what you hear, please give us a positive review on iTunes, leave your comments and, of course, subscribe to the podcast. Send [...]

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Some of the Clients Weren’t Even Ready for It

by Laura Bergus November 14, 2010 Featured

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:23 — 33.3MB) | Embed Episode 19: WaPo’s Hashtag Purchase, Firesheep/Blacksheep, Inferential Ads, and More.

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Why Would You Ever Actually Sell Anything?

by Laura Bergus October 3, 2010 Featured

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:32 — 48.1MB) | Embed Episode 18: No First-Sale for Digital Works, Typography for Lawyers, Facebook Non-Privacy, and more.

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What EVERY Lawyer and Law Student Needs to Know About the New Facebook “Not Now” Change

by Joshua Auriemma September 24, 2010 Geekery

It sounds harmless enough: in the past when someone requested to add you as a friend on Facebook, you would get a request allowing you to “Add” or “Ignore.”  Facebook recently announced that the “Ignore” button would change into a “Not Now” button.   No big deal, right?  Not necessarily. To understand why we as [...]

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Copyright Propaganda, Facebook Spying, and Lawbrarians

by Joshua Auriemma September 23, 2009 Podcasts

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:19:07 — 72.4MB) | Embed Introductory Stuff Laura’s not on a journal and isn’t doing OCI, and that’s why she’s still sane Federal clerkship interviews are crazy pants

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Cyber Riots and Facebook TOS

by Joshua Auriemma February 23, 2009 News

I won’t bore you with rehashing the story about the Facebook Terms of Service Fiasco for the thousandth time.  Instead, I’ll bore you with my thoughts about the whole thing.  For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, see The Consumerist for a primer. I’m very pleasantly surprised by the whole [...]

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