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  1. Google wins epic legal battle with Oracle - San Jose Mercury News media centerFri, 27 May 2016 10:45:58 GMT
    Washington PostGoogle wins epic legal battle with OracleSan Jose Mercury News media centerGoogle argued that the company's use of the material was "transformative" because it was used to create something entirely new, a critical point in persuading jurors that Google's actions were protected under the legal concept of fair use. "We believed ...Copyright questions remain after Google's fair use victoryTechCrunchGoogle gets its day in court at least for nowSiliconBeatGoogle Prevails as Jury Rebuffs Oracle in Code Copyright CaseNew York TimesInfoWorld -Motherboardall 440 news articles » More...
  2. US|A Challenge to Donald Trump's Energy Claims: Economic Reality - New York TimesSat, 28 May 2016 00:36:34 GMT
    US|A Challenge to Donald Trump's Energy Claims: Economic RealityNew York TimesIt's a fairly standard Republican antiregulation, pro-production vision, but with no real details and some outlandish Trumpian flourishes, said David Victor, director of the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation at the University of ...and more » More...
  3. Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth - EngadgetFri, 27 May 2016 20:57:26 GMT
    EngadgetSenator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teethEngadgetThe Illinois Biometric Privacy Act became law in 2008, making it illegal in the state to capture a person's biometric identifiers -- things like fingerprints, iris scans or faceprints -- without explicit consent. This has led to three lawsuits against ...and more » More...
  4. City of Seattle Releases Documents, Then Court Orders Them Wiped from the Web - MotherboardFri, 27 May 2016 18:27:51 GMT
    MotherboardCity of Seattle Releases Documents, Then Court Orders Them Wiped from the WebMotherboardMuckRock has complied with the request and removed the documents, pending a legal challenge, while the documents have proliferated online in response to the takedown order. Landis+Gyr, a subsidiary of Toshiba and the main company behind the ...and more » More...
  5. Why Are Non-Medical Vaccine Exemptions Still Legal? - MotherboardFri, 27 May 2016 11:06:51 GMT
    Why Are Non-Medical Vaccine Exemptions Still Legal?MotherboardIn Canada and much of the US, it's against the law to ride in a car without wearing a seatbelt. If a police officer catches you, you'll get a ticket, and probably have to pay a fine. There are also laws on the books that make sure parents take proper ...and more » More...
  6. AVANGRID Renewables - PRESS STATEMENT - Legal response to the initial Administrative Law Judge (ALJ ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)Thu, 26 May 2016 20:49:00 GMT
    AVANGRID Renewables - PRESS STATEMENT - Legal response to the initial Administrative Law Judge (ALJ ...GlobeNewswire (press release)This will serve as our only public statement at this stage of the legal proceedings. ... Avangrid Renewables, LLC recently changed its legal name from Iberdrola Renewables, LLC, and is in the process of implementing a rebranding effort. For more ...and more » More...
  7. FDA OKs first implant treatment for opioid addiction (updated) - EngadgetFri, 27 May 2016 22:50:58 GMT
    EngadgetFDA OKs first implant treatment for opioid addiction (updated)EngadgetIt's called Probuphine, and it's the first implant treatment for opioid addiction that got the FDA's blessing. Opioid dependence is a huge problem today, especially since opioids encompass not just illegal substances like heroin, but also legal pain ...and more » More...
  8. Google-backed Magic Leap alleges workers stole its secrets - San Jose Mercury NewsFri, 27 May 2016 20:09:13 GMT
    Google-backed Magic Leap alleges workers stole its secretsSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO -- Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets behind its technological tricks. The allegations of betrayal and skullduggery surfaced in a lawsuit that Magic Leap ...and more » More...
  9. Netherlands says calls to boycott Israel allowed under freedom of speech - RTFri, 27 May 2016 17:48:27 GMT
    RTNetherlands says calls to boycott Israel allowed under freedom of speechRTThe foreign minister stressed that his government still opposes any boycott against Israel, but that support for the BDS movement is a free speech issue and so is legal in the Netherlands. His words were echoed by the Dutch Ambassador to Israel Gilles ...and more » More...
  10. Using e-cigarettes to smoke weed: Swiss scientists propose medical alternative - RTFri, 27 May 2016 14:42:02 GMT
    RTUsing e-cigarettes to smoke weed: Swiss scientists propose medical alternativeRT"We were inspired by what is done illegally, underground, on the web fora," Vincent Varlet, a co-author of the study and biochemist and toxicologist at the University Centre of Legal Medicine in Lausanne, told AFP. "Normally, they use this form of ...and more » More...