Weekly Links: May 15-21, 2011 May 23, 2011
Last week more stories hit the wire on another proposed legislation on digital privacy and security — which seems like the “hot button” issue of the year for legislators, so far. Also some interesting news last week from the company who has been accused of being a patent troll for warning iOS developers that they need licenses for “in-app purchasing.” Here are links to the stories that have been on our radar over the last seven days. Feel free to add more that we might have missed in the comments.
Chris Soghoian explains mismatch between DropBox’s crypto marketing and deduplication practices. Also files a consumer compliant with the FTC. [via Slight Paranoia (Soghoian’s blog)] [FTC complaint (via Scrib’d)]
Verizon sues the FCC, for changing “roaming data fees” rules. [via Ars Technica]
The EFF *actually* likes a proposed e-privacy bill for once(!). [via EFF Deeplinks]
17-year-old Creator of OMGfacts twitter stream files lawsuit over trademark and contract issues. [via Technology and Marketing Law Blog]