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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Theoretical physics presents what I think is potentially an interesting bunch of sociology-of-science case studies and...
Jul27-14 02:35 PM
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In response to the growing needs of our membership, we're excited to announce the restructuring our Science Education...
Oct12-05 01:39 AM
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I loved this on the Marketplace Tech Report this morning.* Thought I’d share.* It’s all about Sony’s new Terms of...
Sep20-11 04:40 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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It's clear that both ends of the economic spectrum feel a sense of entitlement. ...
Sep10-13 03:27 AM
Chronos
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An interesting idea came up in my class last week about the future transportability of virtual world avatars into...
Mar28-10 07:14 PM
brainstorm
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A few years back, you couldn’t open any newspaper, magazine or law review journal without seeing yet another article...
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Feb25-10 08:25 AM
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Feb27-10 12:31 PM
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Mar11-10 04:28 AM
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Mar4-10 11:42 AM
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Apr1-10 03:28 PM
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Mar10-10 07:40 AM
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I realize I’ve become one of those bloggers who goes for days weeks at a time with no updates. *I have no excuse. *I’m...
Oct25-11 11:53 AM
Travis_King
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Update 2 (Oct. 17, 2011):*ZDNet reports*that the Missouri Senate just voted unanimously to repeal its*recently-passed...
Oct18-11 05:53 AM
D H
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Hi everyone. *I’ve been pretty busy the last few weeks and blog neglect is a definite consequence. *Ironically, it...
May25-10 03:50 PM
Borg
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I’ve talked fairly often on this blog about the trade of virtual goods and virtual currencies in virtual worlds such...
Jun17-11 03:08 PM
Prairie
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Cyber-bullying is a hot topic these days. *Many social networking sites have policies directed toward preventing...
Aug9-11 09:55 PM
WhoWee
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You knew this day was coming. *We’ve known that for several years, employers have been scouring the web looking for...
Jul28-11 10:28 PM
WhoWee
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I’m not sure how I missed this story when it first emerged last winter. *A company that designs and sells virtual...
Aug2-11 03:00 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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As a wise man once said, knee jerk laws written after one person got away with something they shouldn’t have rarely...
Aug4-11 02:14 PM
Newai
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A German court found that Facebook’s “Like” button violates EU data privacy laws.* It’s an interesting development.*...
Aug25-11 02:57 PM
WhoWee
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It’s Wednesday, so you know what that means?* Time for yet another privacy overhaul over at everyone’s favorite social...
Aug25-11 04:40 PM
WhoWee
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Remember back in February when Egypt’s uprising was capturing the world’s attention? The country’s brutal dictator,...
Aug25-11 11:44 AM
John Creighto
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If you’re a hardcore player of World of Warcraft, you know how stringently its parent company, Blizzard, has fought to...
Oct21-11 12:27 PM
Tommiber
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Hey everyone, thanks for being a loyal reader of this blog. *I thought I’d share the good news that my law*review...
Sep13-11 03:40 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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This week marked the 25 anniversary of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the 1986 law that forms the basis of...
Oct24-11 10:55 AM
WhoWee
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If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that my law review article about virtual items was published in...
Oct24-11 01:50 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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This is really just a post telling you to go read this story from the Marketplace Tech Report this morning and a...
Nov16-11 11:25 PM
256bits
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Congratulations are in order. *Starting today, Blizzard is marking the seventh year since the renowned virtual world,...
Nov29-11 07:52 AM
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I received a link to this story from Huffington Post this morning with the apparently outrageous news that Ally Bank...
Dec3-11 09:40 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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Perhaps the most well-known social gaming company is getting ready to launch its initial public offering (IPO) later...
Dec13-11 08:20 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is the controversial bill that would make it illegal to show search results to or...
Dec15-11 12:40 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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Engadget is reporting that the U.S. House of Representatives committee charged with evaluating the Stop Online Piracy...
Dec22-11 10:51 PM
QuarkCharmer
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Yesterday, President Obama dealt yet another blow to the faltering, studio-backed anti-piracy bill known as the Stop...
Jan16-12 02:51 AM
Bobbywhy
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The Wikipedia community announced late yesterday that it would initiate a site-wide blackout of its English language...
Jan17-12 02:49 AM
jedishrfu
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The social networking service*Twitter announced a new tool today that allows it to selectively censor users’ tweets...
Jan30-12 09:52 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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Can the government compel you to provide your computer password if they think there is illicit material stored in an...
Mar6-12 07:29 PM
dimensionless
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A recent story on Forbes.com reported on a new study about the effects of playing massively-multiplayer online games...
Mar12-12 08:16 PM
Pyrrhus
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This week, Netflix chose to settle a pesky class action lawsuit alleging that it violated the Video Privacy Protection...
Aug4-12 05:13 PM
gravenewworld
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Interesting thoughts. Certainly the sample size is far too small, but maybe there is something to take away from this...
Jul14-14 02:01 AM
pagetheoracle
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How Twitter shapes public opinion http://phys.org/news/2014-03-twitter-opinion.html This is a big problem with...
Mar11-14 04:31 PM
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