Weekly Links: May 8-14th, 2011 May 16, 2011
Yikes! This was a busy week! These are the stories that have been on our radar.
iOS indie developer getting sued by patent trolls? [via Cult Of Mac]
TwitPic making power grab a exclusive distribution right? [via Technology and Marketing Law Blog]
Boston asks FCC for right to regulate cable distribution rights. [via Ars Technica]
Google launches digital music locker, and says it doesn’t need licenses. Amazon redux?. [via CNET]
Related: EFF post on “digital lockering services.” [via EFF]
Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8B. [via Wall Street Journal]
Senate grills Apple and Google over location-based tracking. [via Ars Technica]
ANOTHER IP-related bill, with “blacklisting.” Is this the new norm? [via Ars Technica]
Did Comcast really help The Pirate Bay this week? [via Slashdot]
“iFixit” website dismantles FBI tracking device. [via iFixit]
U.K. lawyer fined for not protecting client data. [via Ars Technica]
Belgian Court says Google infringes when it links out to newspaper websites. [via Out-law.com]
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act fails on claims against former employee who visited personal websites while at work. [via Technology and Marketing law blog]
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