The “Nutrition Label” Approach to Privacy Policies

If privacy policies are meant to secure informed consent from consumers before their personal data is collected, several … Continue Reading

Copyright, Libraries, and the Textbook Arms Race

In the United States, the unreasonably high price of college textbooks does more than encourage a futile “arms … Continue Reading

Net Neutrality Proposal: Stairway to Heaven or Highway to Hell

On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) released its order captioned In re Protecting and Promoting … Continue Reading

Oracle v. Google – or How a File Cabinet beat Harry Potter

The Oracle v. Google case, currently on appeal before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will … Continue Reading

Internet Governance in the Age of Surveillance

If the Internet international archives will register 2013 as the year of Edward Snowden and the disclosure of … Continue Reading

The Copyright Alert System After Its Roll-Out: First (Non)Reactions

The Copyright Alert System (CAS) was rolled out in late February 2013. CAS constitutes the United States realization … Continue Reading

Online Gambling in America

Three states have recently passed legislation authorizing online gambling within their borders.  Proponents of online gambling are drafting … Continue Reading

President Obama's Privacy Bill of Rights: Encouraging a Collaborative Process for Digital Privacy Reform

On February 23, 2012 President Obama’s administration (“the Administration”) released an important new report entitled “Consumer Data Privacy … Continue Reading

When The Net Went Dark: SOPA, PROTECT IP and the Birth of an Internet Movement

On October 26, 2011, House Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) introduced H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). … Continue Reading