From time to time, we will be running posts from Eric Goldman’s Technology & Marketing Law Blog. Sometimes they will look similar to other articles appearing on Ars; other posts will be more “bloggy” in nature. This is one of the latter.
iPhone users sued Apple and various advertising networks, alleging that defendants violated their privacy rights “by… allowing third party applications that run on [iOS devices] to collect and make use of… personal information without user consent or knowledge.” The court dismisses the claims, but grants leave to amend.
Judge Koh’s order has the feel of a professor grading an exam, and it covers a lot of ground, including many cases we’ve blogged about. (It’s well worth the read.)
For almost two years, every news was good news for gold and silver, and for good reasons: They are good bets against a falling dollar, inflationary expectations, and soaring sovereign debt—all being clear and present in the last two years; and they have been rewarding to investors on the long-side
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The economic slump that has thrown millions of Americans out of work also jump-started the moribund U.S. microcredit sector, a Nobel laureate who pioneered nonprofit lending to the poor said.