STLR Link Roundup – April 16, 2010

The latest on the STLR radar: Ephemeral Law takes a look at the court documents in Microsoft’s challenge to the Waledac botnet, which it describes as on the “cutting edge of legal efforts to shut down hacking operations.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Department of Justice is stepping up its antitrust investigation into technology firms’ “no-poach” policy and salary fixing. Eric Goldman reports on a decision of the California Court of Appeals Continue Reading →

STLR Link Roundup – February 27, 2010

A federal appeals court held that federal agents need not get warrants to search files shared over peer-to-peer networks, reports Wired. The Pentagon will now allow troops access to online social media like Twitter, YouTube, and MySpace, Business Weekly reports. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given Google a license to trade energy on the wholesale market, as The Register reports. Notifications of website privacy policies do not appear to actually protect online privacy, the Continue Reading →