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The Jailbreaking Exemption and Apple Peel 520

As it has been known by all creatures on earth (maybe except lawyers), the U.S. Library of Congress issued a statement on Monday that legalized “jailbreaking” wireless telephone handsets. It is no doubt a good news for jailbreakers, the unauthorized App developers, as well as iPhone buyers. Now you can strut up to the black […]

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Google’s License renewed, and ISP Liability Released

The game of “Spoting the Difference” starts again! Google’s ICP license renewed. See the captured today’s Google.cn web page below (left), and compare it with the page in last week (right). Google.cn on 9 July 2010: Google.cn on 4 July 2010: Exactly as what I predicted few days ago, Google is trying to make Google.cn […]

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Statutory Damages Flexible: Tenenbaum Case Updated

Represented by Professor Charles Nesson, Joel Tenenbaum pulled one back in his P2P downloading case, in which he was sentenced $675,000 dollars statutory damages to the copyright owners. I was sitting in the hearing when Professor Nesson presented his move of either placing a new trial or granting a remittitur. Briefly, Charlie’s argument is: 675,000 […]

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