Merpel Made Blind by Patent Lawyer Goggles

There are a number of well-respected blogs dedicated to copyright, trademark and patent laws (collectively termed ‘IPBlogs’). One of those is the prolific and often useful IPKat blog. However, like any site, it can sometimes damage credibility with a bit of bias. Today this happened to the ‘Kat. There are a number of well-respected blogs […]
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Megaupload Phones Were Tapped by the Echelon Spies

A new twist on the MegaUpload case came today, amid revelations that intelligence services were in on the act. The New Zealand arm of the CIA’s Echelon program is reputed to have been invovled in the Dotcom case. The raid and it’s aftermaths, already looking like a Hollywood flm, has now turned into a blockbuster, […]
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Brazil Media Jumps Gun on Megaupload Return

When covering a news story, sometimes people can let their optimism get ahead of themselves. Such is the case in the Brazilian media this week, as they championed the return of MegaUpload based on nothing more than a tweet. When covering a news story, sometimes people can let their optimism get ahead of themselves. Such […]
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