Second Circuit Upholds Uber’s Mobile Contracting Process, Establishing Template for Mobile Online Contracting

New Media and Technology Law

In recent years, courts have issued varying rulings as to whether online or mobile users adequately consented to user agreements or terms of service when completing an online purchase or registering for a service.

New York State Court Declines to Compel Arbitration, Cites Purported Ambiguities in Mobile Contracting Process

New Media and Technology Law

Courts will generally enforce clickwrap style agreements as long as the layout and language of the site or mobile app give the user reasonable notice that a click will manifest assent to an agreement. Contracts Mobile arbitration clickwrap agreement mobile contracting mobile user interface

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Unanticipated Mobile Data Leaks Remain an Ongoing Issue

New Media and Technology Law

This latest episode highlights that instances of consumer data accessed by third parties in the mobile context is an issue that may be broader than first thought. Mobile Privacy data leaks mobile privacy

BigHand Mobile-izes Dictation Workflow

Media Law

The post BigHand Mobile-izes Dictation Workflow appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Last week brought news that BigHand Inc., a provider of voice productivity and workflow software, had acquired Esquire Innovations Inc.,

Mobile Gaming and IP

Media Law Prof Blog

Mejia, Florida A&M University College of Law, has published Game On: Building an Analytic Framework for Addressing Copyright and Trademark Issues in Mobile Gaming. The mobile gaming industry is a multi-billion dollar international industry Sebastian C. Here is the abstract.

Is Your Mobile Marketing Up to Speed?

Media Law

The latest issue of Law Practice magazine is focused on “big ideas” and includes my article, As the World Goes Mobile, Is Your Marketing Up to Speed? The post Is Your Mobile Marketing Up to Speed?

Merriam-Webster’s Law Dictionary Goes Mobile

Media Law

Mobile versions of Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law were released this week, compatible with either iOS or Android devices. I have not compared the definitions or the word list to other legal dictionaries available for mobile devices. The dictionary on an iPhone.

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ABA Tech Survey Reveals Lawyers’ Favorite Mobile Apps and Phones

Media Law

The post ABA Tech Survey Reveals Lawyers’ Favorite Mobile Apps and Phones appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. The most popular legal-specific smartphone app among lawyers is Westlaw (maybe) and the most popular smartphone among lawyers is the iPhone, according to the 2016 Legal Technology Survey Report just out from the American Bar Association. Only 40 percent of lawyers say they have ever downloaded a legal-specific smartphone app, but of those who have, […].

Watch CLE Video on Your Mobile Phone

Media Law

The online CLE provider Lawline.com has launched a mobile-enhanced website that allows all of its more than 300 video CLE programs to be viewed on most mobile phones and smartphones. So far, it costs nothing to view any of these videos on a mobile phone.

MyCase Previews Enhanced Version of Its Mobile App

Media Law

The post MyCase Previews Enhanced Version of Its Mobile App appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. At ABA Techshow last week, MyCase, the cloud-based practice management platform, previewed the new version of its app, which it will be releasing for both iOS and Android devices. Click any image above for a larger view or see an animated view below.) link] Continue reading →.

An Affordable, Versatile Bluetooth Keyboard for Any Mobile Device

Media Law

The post An Affordable, Versatile Bluetooth Keyboard for Any Mobile Device appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. When I shopped recently for a Bluetooth keyboard for my iPad Air 2, I felt like Goldilocks in search of that one that would fit just right. I wanted a keyboard that would be natural to type on and easy to use and that didn’t cost a lot. The one I finally picked may seem like an […].

Lawline Releases Mobile App for CLE On the Go

Media Law

Now, Lawline has released a new mobile app, allowing lawyers to complete their CLE anywhere via an iPhone. The post Lawline Releases Mobile App for CLE On the Go appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Last May, this blog covered the major redesign of its website by the CLE provider Lawline. The app enables Lawline members to download any of their audio courses to an iPhone so they can listen to courses […].

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Free Mobile Rule Books, Starting Tomorrow

Media Law

The company will announce which book it is offering each Friday morning via its […] The post Free Mobile Rule Books, Starting Tomorrow appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Starting tomorrow and continuing every Friday thereafter, the creators of the Rulebook app will offer for free one of the books from its library of state and federal rule books. The company is calling this its Free Rule Book Friday promotion.

The Lawyer’s Deskbook Goes Mobile

Media Law

A company run by a Texas criminal lawyer has introduced a mobile app designed to enable attorneys to quickly access statutes and case law from the courtroom, the boardroom or wherever they may be. per volume per year to have these on their mobile devices.

Mobile App VPPA Suit Survives Spokeo Standing Challenge

New Media and Technology Law

a user of the free USA Today app alleged that each time he viewed a video clip, the app transmitted his mobile Android ID, GPS coordinates and identification of the watched video to a third-party analytics company to create user profiles for the purposes of targeted advertising, in violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA). Mobile Privacy Video Video Privacy Protection Act Article III standing mobile app VPPAIn Yershov v.

The Bluebook Goes Mobile (plus Five Free Downloads)

Media Law

This week, the first mobile edition was introduced. The mobile version of The Bluebook uses an existing app, rulebook , as its platform. Law firms, court systems and other large organizations can purchase bulk licenses to the mobile version of The Bluebook.

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The Bluebook Goes Mobile (plus Five Free Downloads)

Media Law

This week, the first mobile edition was introduced. The mobile version of The Bluebook uses an existing app, rulebook , as its platform. Law firms, court systems and other large organizations can purchase bulk licenses to the mobile version of The Bluebook.

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The Ferguson Report - Atlantic Mobile

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The second report made clear that there was a damning case to be made against the system in which that officer operated: The Ferguson Report - Atlantic Mobile

Lawyers Diary is Now Online and Mobile

Media Law

25, Lawyers Diary introduced LDMmobile, a mobile version compatible with iPhones, iPads and Android devices. LDMmobile gives you access to the directory from your mobile phone. It is a mobile-optimized website that lets you search the directory.

Convert To and From PDF on Your Mobile Device

Media Law

I received an email yesterday alerting me to a new app for converting Microsoft Office documents to PDF on an Apple or Android mobile device. The PDF remains on your mobile device until you delete it.

54 of AmLaw 200 Firms Have Mobile Sites

Media Law

More than a quarter of the nation’s top 200 law firms now have mobile websites, an increase of 46% from last year. This is the finding of the Second Annual AmLaw 200 and Global 100 Mobile Web Survey , conducted by the Law Firm Mobile blog. The survey looked at which firms from the AmLaw 200 and the Global 100 have created mobile sites. Among the survey’s key findings: Among AmLaw 200 firms, 54 (27%) have mobile sites, an increase of 17 firms since 2011.

Even a Solo Can Have a Clever Mobile App

Media Law

A growing number of larger law firms are releasing their own mobile apps. Here, the answer is to give clients easy mobile access to key case information. Yes, even solos can have clever mobile apps. But what about solo and smaller firm lawyers?

iOrion Brings Mobile Practice Management to Midsized Firms

Media Law

Cloud platforms offer many advantages, not the least of which is mobility — the ability to access your case and client information from any device. Aiming to remedy that with a full-featured mobile app, Orion introduced iOrion at the recent LegalTech show in New York.

The ATT/T-Mobile Merger

Media Law Prof Blog

Some early reporting on the ATT/T-Mobile merger: from Fortune, from CNN Money, from CNN Tech, from Reuters, and from a Wall Street Journal blog, MarketBeat

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New Blog Tracks Law Firm Mobile Apps

Media Law

Called Law Firm Mobile , the blog says it will “track, describe, analyze, and comment on developments in this sector, from iPhone and Android mobile Apps to mobile-ready websites to law firm pioneers in the use of tablet computing.&#. The blog is written by Matt Gross , a principal of GoodScreens Media , a develop of mobile apps and web, and the anonymous “The App Guy,&# described as “an experienced technology and legal marketing professional.&#.

Internal Mobility: How Learning and Internal Promotions beat Hiring from the Outside

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He wrote a paper titled Paying More to Get Less: The Effects of External Hiring versus Internal Mobility. He said internal mobility ultimately has three main benefits: Higher performance “Because people have experience in the organization already, they can hit the ground running much better,” Bidwell said. Less costly “Internal mobility is cheaper,” Bidwell said. Data prove the need The data makes clear the need for greater internal mobility.

Acrobat Reader’s Free Mobile Version Gets A Useful Scanning Tool

Media Law

Adobe is today releasing a new scanning tool built into its free Acrobat Reader app for iOS and Android mobile devices that lawyers should find useful for scanning documents, receipts, business cards and other paper. The post Acrobat Reader’s Free Mobile Version Gets A Useful Scanning Tool appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Apple X’s Face ID Feature Places Spotlight on Facial Recognition Technology, Raising Numerous Mobile Privacy and Data Usage Issues

New Media and Technology Law

As far as I know, Apple has not made any specific statements about whether facial capture data will be available to apps, except as a replacement for older iPhone’s Touch ID function that allows users, among other things, to use Apple Pay or log into protected apps such as for mobile banking (which presumably will be able to be opened now with a look, instead of a touch). Biometrics Mobile Privacy Technology authentication Face ID Facial recognition phone unlocking

Update on iOrion’s Mobile Practice Management for Midsized Firms

Media Law

I’ve been testing a pre-release version of the upgraded […] The post Update on iOrion’s Mobile Practice Management for Midsized Firms appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. A year ago, I wrote here about Orion, the practice-management system designed for mid-sized law firms, and its app for iPad and iPhone, iOrion. At LegalTech New York in February, Orion announcing the forthcoming release of version 2.0 of its app, with new features and functionality.

Use Your Mobile Phone for Conference Calls with this Compact Speaker

Media Law

Here to save the […] The post Use Your Mobile Phone for Conference Calls with this Compact Speaker appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Smart phones make lousy conference phones. Sure, you can put your phone in speaker mode and place it in the middle of the conference table.

Beijing to Track People's Movements via Their Mobile Phones - PCWorld

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Beijing to Track People's Movements via Their Mobile Phones - PCWorld China plans on tracking the movements of people in Beijing using their mobile phones, a measure that while aimed at relieving traffic congestion , could set off concerns over misuse.

Site Lets Lawyers Build Their Own Mobile Apps

Media Law

” If you are an Attorney wanting to get your own mobile app for practice at a low-cost and hear your clients have a conversation like this one, sign up for a free account today. A sample shown on the site.

Activating the FM Chip in Mobile Phones – As Blackberry Steps Up, a Policy and Product Review

Broadcast Law Blog

Of course, being a lawyer, the whole question of activating FM chips in mobile phones brings up policy issues, as it has been in and out of many policy arguments over the last few years. The question of an active FM chip in a mobile phone is an issue in the US, but not in many other countries of the world, where FM reception on mobile phones has been standard for many years. The mobile phone is but one place where questions of access will come up.

Clio Releases New Mobile App; We’ve Got Details and Pictures

Media Law

In his keynote speech kicking off the Clio Cloud Conference in Chicago this morning, Clio co-founder and CEO Jack Newton unveiled the practice management platform’s new mobile app for iOS and Android devices — a completely redesigned and re-engineered replacement for Clio’s prior app. The post Clio Releases New Mobile App; We’ve Got Details and Pictures appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

THE FUTURE IS MOBILE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

I recently attended the NATPE Mobile ++ conference in Las Vegas to find out how the ability to watch content on mobile devices will change the motion picture and television industry. I learned that there are now more mobile phones in the U.S.A. However, only 10 percent of those mobile phones have the capability to exhibit video footage. And only 10 percent of those capable are actually using their phones and mobile devices to watch such content.

THE FUTURE IS MOBILE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

I recently attended the NATPE Mobile ++ conference in Las Vegas to find out how the ability to watch content on mobile devices will change the motion picture and television industry. I learned that there are now more mobile phones in the U.S.A. However, only 10 percent of those mobile phones have the capability to exhibit video footage. And only 10 percent of those capable are actually using their phones and mobile devices to watch such content.

Mobile Alphabet Soup…What Exactly Is an ATDS under the TCPA?

New Media and Technology Law

227 – likely due to the increased use of mobile marketing (not to mention the availability of statutory damages between $500 and $1,500 per violation). The TCPA, the marketers note, surely does not mean to define every telephone or device as an ATDS subjecting the sender to liability for every unsolicited call or text message to a mobile phone. Electronic Direct Marketing Mobile Privacy ATDS mobile marketing Predictive Dialer TCPA

Booze, Mobile Homes and Cannons, oh my

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy San Diego County authorities are investigating the death of a 33-year-old woman who appears to have been killed by a homemade cannonball while her four-year-old child slept nearby. source.) The victim’s husband, whose name has not been released, was making a homemade cannon with a friend around midnight on March 6, 2012; [.].

New Site Provides Database of Mobile Apps for Law

Media Law

A new website provides a searchable database of mobile apps for law and lawyers, You can use it to find apps compatible with any mobile device, whether you use an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, Android or Palm PC. The site, Mobile Apps for Law , says it includes more than 800 applications, with more being added every week. Having found these additional apps, I then went back to the Mobile Apps for Law site and ran the search again.

AT&T Drops Plan To Merge With T-Mobile

Media Law Prof Blog

Faced with an expensive fight, AT&T has abandoned its attempt to merge with T-Mobile. Instead of completing the $39 billion deal, AT&T will pay Deutsche Telecom a $4 billion breach of contract fee. More here from Telecoms Europe. It will

DOJ Files Lawsuit To Prevent AT&T Acquisition Of T-Mobile

Media Law Prof Blog

The Department of Justice has filed a suit to prevent AT&T from acquiring T-Mobile, and thus, according to DOJ's statement, "substantially lessen[ing] competition for mobile wireless telecommunications services across the United States, resulting in higher prices, poorer quality services, fewer

Fox Mobile Sale Triggers $100 Million Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

An executive says that he recruited the individuals who bought the company from News Corp. then was pushed aside. read more. The Business THR, Esq. News Corp. Tech Business