Professor Norman Siebrasse on why it won’t: the statute is different, the precedent is different, and the U.S. Supreme Court expressly did not consider policy arguments.
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The EFF and Mashable note that Microsoft has changed its tune on modifications to its new Kinect box. While initially indicating it would work with law enforcement to stop the activity, it now says that the Kinect was left open for tinkering by design.
The NY Times ran a bombshell article over the weekend in which it reported that Russia has been using the pre-text of intellectual property enforcement to seize computers from NGO groups involved in advocacy and dissent. The article notes that the authorities have been receiving active assistance from Microsoft, which […]
The CBC reports that Quebec's government broke the law by buying software from Microsoft without considering offers from other vendors, the province's Superior Court has ruled.
The NY Times reports that Microsoft has filed its first click fraud lawsuit, targeting three Vancouver residents. The company is seeking $750,000 in damages in an attempt to make the fraud more expensive for perpetrators.