STLR Link Roundup – December 4, 2009

The latest on the STLR radar:

  • Patent Docs reviews Senator Patrick Leahy’s proposals for patent reform.
  • EFF sues to find out how the government spies on us using social networks; Indiana University students makes a Freedom of Information request to find out much the big telcos charge the government to spy on their networks, says Wired.
  • The New York Times opines in favor of the Empire State’s decision to collect sales tax on online purchases from out-of-state retailers delivered in New York.
  • Lazy IP enforcement leads to prosecution of the wrong guy, who makes a big deal out of it, says Ars Technica.
  • FTC isn’t done with Intel yet, now looking into anticompetitive behavior with regard to Nvidia, reports BusinessWeek.
  • Google to end free access to subscription news, blogs Gizmodo.
  • And for an international perspective: BioTechBlog reports on IP and the biotech industry in India.

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