WORD REDACTION TOOL

There have been several embarrassing incidents recently in which information was learned from electronic documents because they were not adequately secured. In some cases, the editing history of a Word document was revealing; in others, text was still readable despite...

BLACKBERRY: DEATH BY PATENT

Here’s a fascinating article about the sequence of events leading up to Blackberry’s precarious position – the possibility that the entire Blackberry system will be shut down next month. It’s a “twisted tale of bold inventions, hubris,...

BE ANNOYING, GO TO JAIL

Annoying someone via the Internet is now a federal crime.Last week President Bush signed a law authorizing stiff fines and two years in prison for posting “annoying” Web messages or sending “annoying” anonymous e-mail messages. Here’s an...

INTEL ANSWERS AMD

Intel filed its answer to AMD’s complaint for unfair competition. An answer is always more dry than a complaint, but the first seven pages are interesting reading, as Intel lovingly alleges that AMD’s market failures are the result of poor planning and bad...

AMD vs. INTEL

Litigators (and some normal people) should browse through the complaint filed by AMD against Intel for unfair competition, monopolistic bullying, name-calling, and child abuse. (I’m not sure all of those are in the complaint, but it’s something like...

MPAA TO SUE MOVIE DOWNLOADERS

The MPAA announced last month that it would follow the example of the RIAA and sue individual movie file-swappers. Here’s an article about their announcement, a few days before the first round of lawsuits was filed. Today the MPAA further announced its intent to...