"The idea of 'If you buy it, you should own it,' is something that keeps on coming up time and time again in our tech law. You're going to want to tinker with it, edit the software, and that sort of thing," Mark Jaycox, a lawyer at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, told me. "These types of laws are hindering innovation and this type of important research into the internet of things."

Thursday, October 22, 2015