STLR Link Roundup – March 26, 2010

The latest on the STLR radar:

  • The working text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has been released. See Wired and The Register coverage of the story, and our post on the draft treaty here.
  • The Federal Circuit rules on patent dispute Applera Corp v. Illumina, Inc. on the basis of Californian employment law, writes Patent Docs.
  • Less than two months after hacker Max Vision was sentenced to thirteen years, the sentencing record is broken again as TJX hacker gets twenty years, from Wired.
  • Ephemerallaw asks whether it is worth chasing cybercrooks (see our recent post on cybercrime here).
  • The Register reports that a twenty-five-year-old Frenchman has been arrested on suspicion of hacking President Obama’s Twitter account.
  • Early in 2009, a settlement between Ireland’s leading internet service provider and four record companies looked set to put in place the world’s first three-strikes-you’re-out copyright violation rule. Tech law blogger TJ McIntyre reports on the latest.
  • Spicy IP discusses proposed amendments to the Copyright Act and digital rights managements in India.
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