Law stories - Page 3
Texas juror sentenced for befriending defendant on Facebook
A 22-year-old Texas juror has been sentenced to two days of community service.
Law commission completes privacy review
The Law Commission has released the last volume in its four-stage report into privacy laws in New Zealand.
Internet a-Twitter with super-injunction scandal
Twitter is being dragged into British privacy row involving an unfaithful footballer.
Do you have a great idea but don’t know how to get it to market? You are not alone.
ACTA details now available online
As promised, the draft negotiating text of the Anti-Counterfeiting
Trade Agreement (ACTA) has been released for public scrutiny.
America under the gun
America is chocka block with firearms. Since 1960, more than a million Americans have died from firearm homicides.
An online gold mine
One of the great things about the Internet is its power to democratise information.
Forum to counter ACTA secrecy
The controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations roll on with the latest round of talks scheduled for April 12th-16th in Wellington.
“ACTA?” you ask. “Never heard of it.” That’s not surprising.
That dirty word: compliance
Recent changes to New Zealand’s copyright legislation have brought into the spotlight the need for businesses, as employers, to have a comprehensive IT compliance policy.