Eric G. Young

Pew Research: Growing Social Media Role In U.S. Politics

Mirroring our use of the Internet in general, American adults increasingly use social media for some type of political expression or activism. Mobile devices as civics “hotspots,” if you will, also seem to be on the rise.

Jurors Who Tweet! Beware!

Jurors who tweet during service in California may now be jailed under a new law that went into effect 1/1/2012

Seventh Circuit Awards e360 a Whopping 3 in Damages Against Spamhaus – e360 v. Spamhaus

Seventh Circuit Awards e360 a Whopping 3 in Damages Against Spamhaus – e360 v. Spamhaus. This has been an interesting case, with an equally interesting result in the damages award!

Antispam Law Draws Backlash

Antispam Law Draws Backlash. This article discusses the stiff anti-spam law passed recently in Canada.  It also contrasts an important feature of Canada’s law, which is that it is an “opt-in” system, meaning that marketers in Canada are forbidden from just sending “cold” materials to consumers via email.  The penalties for violation of the law […]

Court OKs Private Seizure of Domain Names That Allegedly Sold Counterfeit Goods

Court OKs Private Seizure of Domain Names That Allegedly Sold Counterfeit Goods. This article is a bit dated, but still quite interesting to read.

Proposed CA Ethics Opinion On “Virtual Lawyering” In The Cyber Box

The opinion is now open for public comment.  I encourage all interested parties to do so.  At your leisure, you can download a copy of the proposed opinion from the Cyber Box at the top of the blog page.

Cozy Up To The Best Personal Time Mgmt App (You May Never Have Heard Of)

For some time, I have wanted to write a short post, putting in a plug for one of my favorite tech tools – Cozi Calendar.  My delay, I suppose, stems from the fact that no other online legal journal I know of has mentioned Cozi Calendar.  Why should they?  Cozi Calendar has nothing whatsoever to do […]

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