We’ve discussed copyright and 3D printing on the BLLAWG before, but with developments in 3D printing accelerating, legal issues sprout up faster than a MakerBot can print your new shower curtain toggles.
3D printers have applications that go far beyond simple novelties. They have already been used to create functional prosthetics for amputees, working guns, and [...]
Google recently announced a way for users of its popular online services, including Gmail, to create a sort of digital will for their accounts. Google’s Inactive Account Manager allows you to set a timeout period, which will trigger after you have not accessed the account after several months. When triggered, Google will send information to [...]
A New York federal judge recently ruled that ReDigi, a company that allows people to upload their old song files to resell to others (while deleting them on their own computers) was liable for copyright infringement. Capitol Records sued the tech start-up in 2012 in a closely-watched case with potential to set a new precedent [...]
NPR reported yesterday on the increasingly accessible and easy-to-use 3D Printing technology that is beginning to revolutionize objects the same way that mp3s revolutionized music. With the release if Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect—a motion sensing controller of sorts that works by detecting your hand and body movements—a workable 3D scanner that used to cost $10,000 can [...]
LegalTech New York was a big success this year! The turnout was great and the session topics were right on target with some of the most pertinent legal technologies today.
Last year’s sessions only scratched the surface of technology-assisted review (TAR), but in 2013 panelists were able to take a deeper dive after high [...]