Lital Helman

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Name: Lital Helman
Date registered: March 21, 2012

Latest posts

  1. International: Software Pirates – where do they all come from? — February 5, 2009
  2. International: Pirates in Britain will not be disconnected from the internet — January 26, 2009
  3. Apple is sued over the search technology of the IPhone — November 25, 2008
  4. HLS Professor Challenges the Constitutionality of RIAA File-sharing Lawsuits — November 20, 2008
  5. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act Turns 10 — November 10, 2008

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Feb 05

International: Software Pirates – where do they all come from?

The Pirate Bay has just released a Google-powered map that tracks the number of IP-infringing connections per country. The TorrentFreak‘s “pirate bay map” records bittorrent communication, logging the locations to and from which its trackers are transferred. The map indicates the origin of the users who are connecting to its trackers, and it updates in …

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Jan 26

International: Pirates in Britain will not be disconnected from the internet

One of the new strategies of the music industry internationally is to find new policemen to enforce its rights in the digital world. ISPs are extremely appealing candidates in this regard, since they can disconnect users from the Internet. Using ISPs can prevent repeated infringements and deter new ones. The music industry lobbied aggressively in …

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Nov 25

Apple is sued over the search technology of the IPhone

EMG Technology LLC, a one-man’s company, filed a patent infringement lawsuit on Monday against Apple in the US District Court in Tyler, Texas. The suit alleges that the navigation and display technology used for mobile websites by the IPhone infringes a patent that was obtained last month by EMG’s founder and two co-inventors and assigned …

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Nov 20

HLS Professor Challenges the Constitutionality of RIAA File-sharing Lawsuits

Joel Tenenbaum, a graduate student from Harvard, is just one of the random assortment of individuals being sued for sharing music via peer-to-peer application. For Harvard professor Charles Nesson this lawsuit was the last straw. He is defending Tenenbaum, and has filed a counterclaim against the specific plaintiff and against the RIAA, challenging the constitutionality …

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Nov 10

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act Turns 10

October 28th marked an important anniversary for the digital IP community, as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act celebrated its tenth birthday. For a birthday present, the Electronic Frontier Foundation issued a scathing report, arguing that the law has been unjustly applied against “consumers, scientists and legitimate competitors.” The DMCA, designed to protect copyrights in the …

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