Blog: Google Turns Up the Heat

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by Anne Curtis Saunders, Associate Staff Last week, the ever-innovative Google acquired Nest Labs (Nest), a small Palo Alto operation, for a whopping $3.2 billion, roughly five percent of Google’s available cash.[1] Nest is a producer of “reinvented” home products, an example of which is its cutting-edge thermostat that “…learns …

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Not-So-Open Access to Legal Scholarship: Balancing Stakeholder Interests with Copyright Principles

Download PDF Cite as: Christopher J. Ryan, Jr., Not-So-Open Access to Legal Scholarship: Balancing Stakeholder Interests with Copyright Principles, 20 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2013), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v20i1/article1.pdf.   By Christopher J. Ryan, Jr.*   I.  Introduction A.  Recent Developments in the Case for Open Access to Scholarly Research [1]        Last …

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Inviting Scrutiny: How Technologies Are Eroding the Attorney-Client Privilege

Download PDF Cite as: Philip J. Favro, Inviting Scrutiny: How Technologies Are Eroding the Attorney-Client Privilege, 20 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 2 (2013), available at http://jolt.richmond.edu/v20i1/article2.pdf.   Philip J. Favro*   The attorney-client privilege is sacrosanct, but its protections are eroding.  Always narrowly construed, its zone of protection is becoming …

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When Autonomous Vehicles Take over the Road: Rethinking the Expansion of the Fourth Amendment in a Technology-Driven World

DownloadPDF  Cite as: Rachael Roseman, When Autonomous Vehicles Take Over the Road: Rethinking the Expansion of the Fourth Amendment in a Technology-Driven World, 20 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 3 (2013), available at http://jolt.richmond.edu/v20i1/article3.pdf.   Rachael Roseman*   Introduction   [1]        On a cool summer morning in upstate New York, a …

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