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Orin Kerr / The Volokh Conspiracy:
Lavabit Challenges Contempt Order in the Fourth Circuit: An Analysis of Its Arguments   —  Today Lavabit filed a brief before the Fourth Circuit challenging a civil contempt order for its refusal to turn over its encryption key that the government wants to enable the government to conduct surveillance of Edward Snowden.
Oct 12, 2013, 5:15 AMIn context
Orin Kerr / The Volokh Conspiracy:
District Court Holds That Intentionally Circumventing IP Address Ban Is “Access Without Authorization” Under the CFAA   —  During the debate over the Aaron Swartz case, one of the legal issues was whether Swartz had committed an unauthorized access under the CFAA when he changed his IP address …
Aug 19, 2013, 8:50 AMIn context
Orin Kerr / The Volokh Conspiracy:
The Criminal Charges Against Aaron Swartz (Part 2: Prosecutorial Discretion)   —  This is the second in a series of posts on the Aaron Swartz prosecution.  In my first post, I analyzed whether the charges that were brought against Swartz were justified as a matter of law.
Jan 19, 2013, 6:20 PMIn context
Orin Kerr / The Volokh Conspiracy:
The Criminal Charges Against Aaron Swartz (Part 1: The Law)   —  The Internet activist Aaron Swartz has died from an apparent suicide.  Swartz was facing a criminal trial in April on charges arising from his effort to “liberate” the JSTOR database, and there has been a lot of commentary accusing …
Jan 14, 2013, 3:15 PMIn context
The Volokh Conspiracy:
Lori Drew Opinion Handed Down — Judge Grants Motion To Dismiss on Vagueness Grounds:   —  Readers who are following the Lori Drew case know that back on July 2, Judge Wu “tentatively” ruled that he was going to overturn the jury verdict.  At the time, however, Judge Wu stressed that his decision …
Aug 30, 2009, 2:45 PMIn context
Eugene Volokh / The Volokh Conspiracy:
Federal Felony To Use Blogs, the Web, Etc.   To Cause Substantial Emotional Distress Through “Severe, Repeated, and Hostile” Speech?  That's what a House of Representatives bill, proposed by Rep. Linda T. Sanchez and 14 others, would do.  Here's the relevant text:
Apr 30, 2009, 7:35 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Halo: The Master Chief Collection' goes gold: Available for pre-download later Friday  —  Dan Ayoub, studio head of Halo External Development at 343 Industries, shares his thoughts about the major milestone.
Amazon Web Services:
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Rackspace:
Another Patent Troll Slain.  You Are Now Free To Rotate Your Smartphone.  —  Rotatable Technologies is now an ex-patent troll.  I say “ex-troll” because its patent, US Pat.  No. 6,326,978, has been declared unpatentable …
Zoho:
Announcing the New and Improved Zoho Docs for Android  —  From charting out flight plans to building a whole new website, everything is now available at your fingertips.  Businesses, small or big …