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Cybercrime Legislation: 27 Country Profiles

The cybercrime national legislation profiles have been prepared within the framework of the Council of Europe’s Project on Cybercrime for sharing information on cybercrime legislation and assessing the current state of implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime under national legislation. Hat tip to beSpacific. [JH]

April 4, 2008 in Internet, General | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Crawford on Kindle and eBooks

Walt Crawford, Director and Managing Editor of the PALINET Leadership Network, takes a look at Kindle and eBooks in the April 2008 issue of Cites & Insights. See Old Media/New Media Perspective: Thinking About Kindle and Ebooks [HTML | PDF of entire issue]:

Check out customer reviews of Kindle on Amazon: 3.5/5.0 from 2,000+ reviews. [JH]

April 3, 2008 in eBooks | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Passwords and the Fifth Amendment

Passwords and the Fifth Amendment is a very interesting March 11, 2008 New York Law Journal article By Ken Strutin (registration required). He discusses the leading cases concerning wall safes and alike and cites to some recent cases involving passwords. Details on Adjunct Law Prof Blog. [JH]

April 2, 2008 in Announcements | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

New Practitioner Blogs Covering State Law Developmennts

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

The Florida bankruptcy lawyers at the Dellutri Law Group present clients in the State of Florida in cases involving bankruptcies including debt collection, fair credit reporting, and mortgage foreclosure defense.

Massachusetts Lawyer Blog 

Wilson & Whitaker are Weymouth, Massachusetts personal injury attorneys who represent clients in matters involving injury and accident law, including medical malpractice.

Missouri Injury Attorney Blog

Missouri injury and accident attorney David Payne represents individuals in cases involving car accidents, insurance disputes, and medical malpractice.

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

Tilem & Campell is a White Plains, New York Criminal Defense Law Firm that serves clients in cases involving criminal law including DWI, weapon crimes, prostitution, child abuse, and traffic violations.

April 1, 2008 in New Blogs | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

POD Publishers Outraged by Amazon's New Restrictions

"Some Print on Demand (POD) publishers are privately screaming 'Monopoly!' while others are seething with rage over startling phone conversations they're having with Amazon/BookSurge representatives. Why isn't anybody talking about it openly? Because they're afraid - very, very afraid..." That's how POD publisher Angela Hoy starts her recent post when she broke the story on Writers Weekly (check out the supplied links for POD industry reaction and commentary). Why? Because BookSurge, Amazon’s print-on-demand subsidiary, has told POD publishers that unless their titles are printed by BookSurge, the buy buttons on Amazon for their titles will be disabled. Apparently the buy buttons already have been disabled for some POD publishing houses.

Details on Law Librarian Blog. [JH]

March 31, 2008 in Announcements | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack