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With online office applications improving in quality all the time, they’re rapidly becoming the tool of choice for web workers. Between the ability to access your documents anywhere, the easy sharing, and the automatic backups, I know more and more people who are using these services. But in this rush to go online, we sometimes fail to understand exactly what we’re getting for free. Particularly as these services get used for more business purposes, it’s worth a look at their Terms of Service.
Filed under: Law, Office, Productivity, Tools, Google, Microsoft, Office suite, On the Web, SharePoint, Web Applications
February 23, 2008 • 8:00 pm
Communication through a client’s corporate email may fail the attorney-client privilege tests.
|In Scott v. Beth
Israel Med. Ctr. Inc., 17 Misc3d 934, 847 NYS2d 436 (Sup. Ct., N.Y. County 2007), the
court essentially issued a warning to all New York counsel not to communicate by e-mail with
clients via their work e-mail address or risk disclosure of such information in a litigation with
their client’s employer.
Filed under: Law, Privacy, email
February 6, 2008 • 9:11 pm
January 30, 2008 • 10:23 am
How should the Supreme Court react to the inevitability of technological change, knowing full well that it cannot predict the future any better than the rest of us? The answer to dealing with emerging technologies may lie in the Roberts Court’s professed inclination toward judicial modesty.
Technology Risks Warping the Law
Tue, 29 Jan 2008 05:15:23 GMT
Filed under: Law, Tech, Court Decisions
November 25, 2007 • 9:31 am
Interesting. But not surprising. Look at how fast the internet has changed, and our perceptions of society, privacy, copyright, and other issues along with it. And how many times are things considered just too expensive or time-consuming to pursue?
American lawbreaking: – By Tim Wu – Slate Magazine
Tags: law, politics, society
Filed under: Law
November 19, 2007 • 8:08 pm
The News Journal, Wilmington, Del. ¦ Freedom of speech? … better ask your boss:
The U.S. Constitution’s free speech protections apply only to action by the government.
What you say at the water cooler is not as protected as you think. And what you say on your blog – even in your email – may no be protected either. So just how “free” is speech?
Filed under: Blogging, Law, Privacy, Privacy, speech