Youtube.com, a worldwide platform where anyone can post videos on the internet, has recently announced that they will launch an advertisement-free subscription service in late October 2015. Initially, it will only be available in the United States for $9.99/month.  YouTube will offer original content, including feature length films starring famous vloggers (video bloggers) such […]
Virtual Reality (VR) is an exciting and immersing technology. Typically, a pair of high-tech goggles/headset transports the viewer into a completely fictional and often computer-generated world.  Many are anticipating that this technology will disrupt the traditional forms of entertainment, such as video games and films. How awesome would it be to feel like you’re […]
Is publication on social media enough to warrant finding fair use of another’s image? Fox News seems to think so. Well, at least in one context. Last week, the network put their bid in for an appeal of a New York district court order which denied them a fair use defense for re-posting an iconic […]
Sweepstakes, contests and giveaways are more popular than ever on social media platforms. Such promotions are amazing tools that can help promote a brand or website. While promotions are excellent ways to increase brand awareness, they also come with legal risks. Before running a social media sweepstakes, it is important to take into account several […]
2014 was a profitable year for start-ups. Thanks to easy-to-use apps, a “glam squad,” a personal driver, and even your own personal butler are just a few clicks away. Tech start-ups, like Shyp, eliminate the need for running to the post office, and the Humin app takes the effort out of having to remember things […]
The unprecedented hack that cost Sony millions of dollars and compromised more than 11 terabytes of internal company data this past November is all the entertainment industry has been talking about for the past several months. So what has the US done about the attack and what does this mean for the entertainment industry going […]
Top Legal Issues Facing App Developers If you read Part I of “A Legal Guide to iPhone Development”, your app is on its way to being protected against being copied and you’ve taken a big step in legally protecting your work. So, what other legal issues should you be concerned about now? Some of biggest […]
How to Protect Your App from Being Copied App development is a fun, fast-paced, and exciting business. But just like other businesses, it comes with serious legal issues that developers must be aware of. After all, what developer wants to spend significant time, money, and resources building an app only to have it rejected, or […]
If you noticed more buffering than usual while watching a video from Netflix a few months ago, then you were not alone. But who was really to blame for this video congestion – Netflix or your broadband provider? Well, that depends on whom you ask. Netflix, which earlier this year reluctantly agreed to pay interconnection […]
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