Can a Court Force Me to Disclose My Facebook Password?

This post is excerpted from the upcoming e-treatise “Wassom on Social Media Law.” We’ve heard a lot in the news lately about forced disclosure of Facebook passwords.  Almost all of the discussion has focused on new laws that states across the country have passed to prevent employers and schools from forcing employees and students to […]

Fair Use, Copyright, and Social Media

This post is excerpted from the upcoming e-treatise “Wassom on Social Media Law.” Copyright exists in order “to promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts.” It accomplishes this by giving authors an economic incentive to create new works and share them with the public.  But private control over the use of expressive works doesn’t […]

[Video] Panel Discussion on AR Civil & Criminal Legal Issues from ARE2012

In the buildup to the 2013 Augmented World Expo in June, AugmentedReality.Org has posted on YouTube dozens of videos from last year’s event.  They are all fascinating and worth watching, including the fireside chat with best-selling novelist Daniel Suarez; the panel on AR eyewear;  “7 Emerging Trends” from daqri CEO Brian Mullins; and many, many more. […]