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… and now the week, in feeds (week of 5.25.2014)

May 31, 2014

Another busy week in techlaw … which is a silly thing to say.

Appeals court slams Prenda Law’s mass-copyright lawsuit strategy — Joe Mullin / Ars Technica

Crushing Blow for Copyright Trolls: Appeals Court Halts AF Holdings’ Extortion Scheme — Rebecca Jeschke / EFF

Appeals Court Overturns Prenda Win From Former RIAA Lobbyist Judge — Mike Masnick / Techdirt

Major Victory Over Copyright Trolls: A Deeper Look — Mitch Stoltz / EFF

This was a good day for many folks.  Not so much for the Prenda-related folks.

Why We Shouldn’t Worry About Open Wi-Fi — Corynne McSherry – EFF

In the same vein.

Sex Cams at NASA & Library of Congress, Anti-Piracy Outfit Says — Andy / Torrent Freak

Just more ineptitude w/ DMCA Takedowns.

The Most Important Facts From Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet Trends Report — Josh Constine / TechCrunch

“Six Strikes” Results Show High Number of Persistent Pirates — Ernesto / TorrentFreak

Everything you need to know about the future of newspapers is in these two charts — Mathew Ingram / Gigaom

‘Cause the Times, they are a’ changin’ (and the Herald …)

Bombshell TrueCrypt advisory: Backdoor? Hack? Hoax? None of the above? — Dan Goodin / Ars Technica

AND THE EXPECTED RESULT FROM THE ECJ INVENTING THE “RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN” –

Google Receives 12,000 Requests To Be Forgotten From Europeans On Day One — Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch

Could that happen in the US? Er … no.

 Want To Scrub Google Search Results In The US? Tough–O’Kroley v. Fastcase — Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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until then…

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