Spammer trial begins

Three people are being charged in Virginia for breaking the state’s anti-spam legislation. They could get up to fifteen years sentence if convicted. We don’t like spammers, but 15 years? Seems a bit excessive! And no Monty Python jokes please.

Interesting eBay case

Grace v eBay is a new case in California (where else?) that is posing some interesting questions about intermediary liability, unfair contract clauses and online defamation. The case was brought by Roger Grace, an eBay seller who was subjected to a defaming campaign by another eBay user, who bought several Read more…

Wikipedia Rulez, OK?

Seems like Wikipedia has finally been discovered by the mainstream, the article in The Guardian actually does a decent job in describing the strenghts and weaknesses of the encyclopedia. Wikipedia is a great resource because the articles are written, edited and updated by the users. This makes it extremely up-to-date, Read more…