Announcements

BAILII’s Birthday

The website British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) is now five years old. Technollama has been away down in London to attend the celebrations, which were attended by a good number of very important people. Congratulations to BAILII, and Read more…

Cybercrime

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.

e-commerce

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 Read more…