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Daycare Apps Are Dangerously Insecure

Last year, several parents at EFF enrolled kids into daycare and were instantly told to download an application for managing their children’s care. Daycare and preschool applications frequently include notifications of feedings, diaper changes, pictures, activities, and which guardian picked-up/dropped-off the child—potentially useful features for overcoming separation anxiety of newly...

Copyright "Small Claims" Quasi-Court Opens. Here's Why Many Defendants Will Opt Out.

A new quasi-court for copyright, with nationwide reach, began accepting cases this week. The “Copyright Claims Board” or “CCB,” housed within the Copyright Office in Washington DC, will rule on private copyright infringement lawsuits from around the country and award damages of up to $30,000 per case. Though it’s...

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Platform Liability Trends Around the Globe: Moving Forward

Today, as global efforts to change long-standing intermediary liability laws continue, we now use a set of questions to guide the way we look at such proposals. We approach new platform regulation proposals with three primary questions in mind: Are intermediary liability regulations the problem? Is the proposed solution going...
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Platform Liability Trends Around the Globe: Recent Noteworthy Developments

This is the third installment in a four-part blog series surveying global intermediary liability laws. You can read additional posts here: From Safe Harbors to Increased ResponsibilityTaxonomy and Tools of Intermediary LiabilityMoving ForwardThe following examples are primarily based on research completed in the Summer of 2021....

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