What am I reading today? 19 Feb 2017

Here are a few of the stories that caught my attention in the past week or so: Internet & Technology American Spies: how we got to mass surveillance without even trying (Ars Technica) Intellectual Property Sleep Country gets injunction blocking Sears Canada from using similar mattress slogan (FP) Privacy Australia’s mandatory breach notification laws will [...]

What am I reading today? 11 Feb 2017

Here are some of the stories that caught my attention in the past month or so: Internet & Technology Google Inc v Trkulja [2016] VSCA 333 (20 December 2016) Centrelink debt notices based on 'idiotic' faith in big data, IT expert says | Australia news Is Google about to launch the largest torrent search engine [...]

What am I reading today? 17 Dec 2016

Here are some of the stories that caught my attention this week: Technology Australia’s banks continue to get on the tech bandwagon: NAB is creating an API developer portal‘ to share ATM and forex data, while Suncorp named Microsoft Australia’s managing director as that bank’s new innovation CEO. Yahoo disclosed a second major hack in which an [...]

What am I reading today? 21 Nov 2016

Technology Bletchley Park: 'Codebreakers school' planned for site Secret Back Door in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say Telecommunications sector AU: Telco competition law to be repealed Intellectual Property Broadcast does not include internet streaming (IPwars.com) AU: Draft Legislation - Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2017; Regulation 2017 Privacy 'Extreme surveillance' becomes [...]

What am I reading today? 21 Aug 2016

These are the links that caught my attention in the past few weeks: Telecommunications sector Spectrum sharing key to IoT, 5G: ACMA Intellectual Property Hold on to your lederhosen! Munich seeks Oktoberfest monopoly A Look Back on the Development of Software IP Law International Trademark Interoperability Projects Advance (subscription) Legal technology Venture capitalists open their wallets for [...]

What am I reading today? 8 May 2016

Some of the technology and intellectual property law highlights from the past 2 weeks or so: Australians will be able to register domain names in the .AU top-level domain The Australian government announced a new “Cyber Minister” as part of its cyberstrategy package The Productivity Commission (Australia) has recommended that the Government clarify that circumventing [...]