Monday, December 19, 2011

The Spatial Law and Policy Update


DECEMBER 19, 2011


Sprint's Decision to Stop Using Carrier IQ a Win for Privacy Advocates (PC World)

Intellectual Property

National Security/Law Enforcement

Recording Everything: Digital Storage as an Enabler of Authoritarian Governments (Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings)

Government is spying on you! (Daily Bhaskar)
Spatial Data Infrastructures

Did Spoofing Down Drone? (GPS World)

NY court upholds GPS tracker on worker's car (Wall Street Journal)

Is data safe in brands' hands? (Marketing Week)

Official: White House privacy paper imminent (Politico)

First Draft of European Privacy Reform Leaked to the Public (Global Privacy & Security Compliance Blog)

How Carrier IQ Could Have Avoided Its Dumbest Move (techcrunch)

O'Brien: Privacy, schmivacy. I just can't get worked up over the latest freakouts (Mercury News)

Surveillance (techcrunch)

Google, Microsoft teams work to keep pace with privacy laws (Computer World)

How the Data Protection Act's death will punish the UK economy (ITPRO)

Federal Judge: No Strict Liability for Data Resellers (Law Technology News)

Carrier IQ Data Collection Technically Legit, Say Researchers (Information Week)

Intellectual Property

Congress Asks NOAA to Consider Charging for Data (Science Magazine)

National Security/Law Enforcement

South Korea boosts review of social media (CNN)

India urges social media sites to block objectionable content - reports (Reuters)

Web Surveillance Software and Jobs (Wall Street Journal)

Are These Satellite Images Exposing America's Secrets? (Fox News)


Drone journalism? The idea could fly in the U.S. (The Washington Post Blog)

Police employ Predator drone spyplanes on homefront (LA Times)

Satellite Navigation Systems

Lightsqured Update (Directions Magazine)

The Drone as Privacy Catalyst (Stanford Law Review)

Commercial Satellite Imagery


The Internet Gets Physical (The New York Times)

December 12, 2011

Intelligent Transportation Systems


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