Categorized Tech

That Day Hacker News Generated 19K Page Views

Constitutional + Government + Media + Practice + Public + Tech

Reflections on GitHub for Lawyers climbing into the top-ten on Hacker News and sending 19,000 page views to this site.

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Law Is Code

Business + Economics + Media + Practice + Tech

Coupling website and app building services with legal services offers small business clients a marked advantage in the modern marketplace.

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IRS Taxes Bitcoin as Property

Economics + Government + Tax + Tech

Treatment of convertible virtual currency as property triggers reporting requirements, including capital gains and losses, among other things.

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MA Tax on Software Services

Business + Media + Tax + Tech

An early look at Massachusetts’ new tax on software services.

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GitHub for Lawyers

Media + Practice + Tech

Version control is inescapably necessary to legal drafting, and law is the original code.

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Digital Asset Management

Copyright + First Amendment + Litigation + Media + Tech

As our lives become increasingly documented by digital means, the question of legacy and inheritance has too become digital.

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Electronic Discovery Process

Litigation + Media + Practice + Tech

An approach to massive digital document production and review processes, and whether they comport with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26.

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Electronic Discovery Fees

Litigation + Practice + Tech

On shifting the cost of electronic discovery under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(d)(1).

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First Sale Digital

Arts + Copyright + Media + Tech

A look at the first sale doctrine under 17 U.S.C. §109(a), as well as applicability of the fair use and first sale affirmative defenses.

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Social Media Spoliation

Litigation + Media + Practice + Tech

A look at a case treating a jury instruction on an adverse evidentiary inference for failing to preserve a Facebook account.

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The New Media Space

Business + International + Media + Practice + Tech

Lawyers practicing in the new media space face cross-border issues, including representation of clients who offer globally accessible content and services.

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