It’s Time to Break Up Big Tech

(Source)   Introduction Amazon obtained a place in the popular psyche that has far surpassed its principal market function as an online retailer and entertainment provider. The conventional wisdom was that Amazon operated much like the major industrial powerhouses at the turn of the last century—standard oil, railroads, and steel—and thus warranted the same basic

The Evolution of Patent Law

Patent Law and Patent Trolls Modern patent law jurisprudence has grown enormously over the last 20 years. Mirroring the boom in Internet technology dating back to the early 2000s, the number of patents filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office has skyrocketed in recent years. While Google, Facebook, and other Internet-driven companies have

The Internet Home of the Cowards

JLPP’s Senior Blog Editor Suzy Marinkovich looks at the heated debate on online anonymity.

SOPA: What is it Good For? Absolutely Nothing

The day after major internet sites protested the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), the feds busted and shut down a file-sharing giant:

The Wild Wild Web and Alter Egos

What do the TV series Deadwood, a voice changer, and tort doctrine have to do with each other? Bonhomme v. St. James, a case that Kirk Sigmon argues overextends the doctrine of fraudulent misrepresentation in the Internet context.