Massachusetts censors IMs, SMS, e-mail and web

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy Massachusetts has long had laws prohibiting individuals from providing minors with “harmful matter&# under the state’s Crimes against chastity, morality, decency and good order law. As Ars Technica reports, though, this law is getting an important update. Effective yesterday, the material that may harm minors now includes: [A]ny handwritten or printed material, [.].

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Send Secure, Self-Destructing Messages with Wickr

Media Law

One option for secure communications is to skip the email and use the SMS messaging app Wickr, which is available for iOS […] The post Send Secure, Self-Destructing Messages with Wickr appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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Five Legaltech Finalists Named for Clio’s $100,000 Launch//Code Contest

Media Law

View SMS history within each Clio contact’s communications log. Two weeks away from its sixth annual Clio Cloud Conference , the cloud-based practice management company Clio today announced the five legal technology finalists that will compete at the conference for a $100,000 Launch//Code grand prize.

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Locational Tracking on iOS and Android Devices: Check the Platform’s Rules!

New Media and Technology Law

This post discusses some of the contractual requirements imposed by Apple and Google regarding the collection and sharing of locational information. What consents, if any, do Apple and Google require that app publishers obtain before collecting and using locational information?

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Communications And Entertainment Law Blog - Untitled Article

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

My white neighbor thought I was breaking into my own apartment. Nineteen cops showed up. -

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Ruby Receptionists Introduces Plan Tailored (And Priced) For Solos

Media Law

Subscribers to any of Ruby’s plans will be able to send and receive SMS messages through the mobile app.

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New ‘LawZam Consults’ Allows Lawyers to Sell Text or Video Legal Consultations

Media Law

LawZam uses Twillio to send SMS text notifications to users regarding consultation offers, payment preauthorization and new chat messages.

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Verizon Wireless Files RICO Suit against Mobile Marketers, Alleges Deception and Fraud in Evasion of MMA Guidelines Requirements for Short Code Campaigns

New Media and Technology Law

Many organizations are seeking to develop SMS strategies, and this case points out that careful attention to those guidelines, as complex as they may appear to be, is essential to a successful, compliant campaign. Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, filed a lengthy complaint on March 7, 2011, against mobile marketing entities that have conducted short code marketing campaigns on its network.

Vote Now: Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW

Media Law

We’re a no-code solution for complex workflows, and we’re mobile and SMS-friendly. Vote now. Help us pick the legal technology startups that will be selected for the third-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW. Fifteen companies will be selected to face off in a pitch competition on TECHSHOW’s opening night and to exhibit in a special portion of the conference’s exhibition hall. In October, we issued a call for entries.

Does Gmail Force A Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege?

Music Technology Policy

telephony log information like your phone number, calling-party number, forwarding numbers, time and date of calls, duration of calls, SMS routing information and types of calls. We’ve all seen lawyer email signature blocks get longer and longer.