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- Key Features to Look for in Computer Forensic Expert Witness
The wide variety of computer and electronic issues that need explaining in the courtroom usually lead to the hiring of a computer forensic expert witness to provide understanding and knowledge of numerous matters. The key features in looking for these professionals are one part of looking for the right fit for the case.
- Internet Expert Witness Discusses Damage Due to Computer Worms
When a case involves computers or electronics, an expert’s help is usually necessary, and in the case of computer worms, an expert witness becomes invaluable. The financial and personal injury caused by another individual intent on infecting computers through worms and similar malignant items may demand an explanation to unravel the confusion.
- Third-Party Software Licensing Agreements in Federal Contract Bids
To remain in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and properly handle federal contracts, the company must ensure that third-party software licensing agreements do not cause infringement or violations with the owner. To win a bid, the owner of a company cannot commit intellectual property offenses.
- Policies Governing Employees' Use of Computer Equipment
Have you ever walked up on an employee using Facebook on the clock or standing at the copier with a stack of personal documents?
- Software Patents and Alice in the Looking Glass
The public tends to believe the purpose of the Patent Office is to issue patents. The facts paint a different conclusion.
- IT Services Agreements: Liability of Outsourced IT Services
Over the years, technological advances have allowed many companies to outsource much of the creation, maintenance and support of their information technology (“IT”) systems. Today, there are many IT service providers providing managed network services, hosted services, cloud-based services and software-as-a-service.
- Can You Break the Law in Virtual Reality?
Virtual reality is now becoming mainstream. What was once a popular topic for science fiction, virtual reality is now becoming – for lack of a better word, a reality.
- I'm Being Harassed on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter; What Are My Legal Options?
Cyber-bullying has become a very big problem in America, and it is not just limited to children. Every day, thousands of people have to contend with negative, abusive, insulting, and threatening comments posted on, or linked to, their social media accounts. This has left many to wonder if there is anything they can do – from a legal standpoint – to protect themselves.
- Legal Considerations for Website Terms of Service
If you run a website, you may already be familiar with the concept of website's terms of service (“TOS”). If you are just starting out with your own site, you may not be familiar with these and need to get a handle on what is involved. In either case, terms of service can help to protect the owners of a website from liability to those who use the site or others, and should be an essential part of any website you own or design.
- Child Pornography Distribution Via Peer-to-Peer Networks
Peer-to-peer networks are commonly used in child pornography investigations. It's important to understand what they are and how they are searched. From a defense standpoint, it is important to understand whether the accused was knowledgeable about the network's settings as that can impact the charges filed.