This week, news broke that Apple and Google were giving US government sources information from push notifications on smartphones. These companies had been under orders not to reveal the program’s existence, but now that the news of the program was out there the companies could notify users appropriately if future requests were made. I also liked an TechDirt’s article reminding us that when digital content is licensed, not owned, access to the media can be revoked. Certain purchased content from Discovery is now being removed from the libraries of users on Playstation. Finally, Professor Goldman had several posts with updates on the Schedule A Defendant (SAD) case methodology.
Push Notifications Disclosure
Licensing Media Is Not Ownership
Schedule A Defendant Case Methodology