Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Interesting article about "twittering from the courtroom"

Legal Blog Watch has an interesting article about "twittering from the courtroom":

More Twittering From the Courtroom

Last May, we wrote here about Ron Sylvester, the Wichita Eagle reporter who was covering a capital murder trial through a series of Twitter posts -- each capped at 140 characters. At her blog Deliberations, lawyer Anne Reed called Sylvester's work "Twitter journalism." Now, he is at it again. Earlier this week, a judge in Boulder, Colo., dismissed the objections of prosecutors and defense lawyers in a child-abuse case and ruled that Sylvester will be permitted to post from the courtroom to his blog and to Twitter.
Complete article

Keywords: lawyer digital copyright law online internet law legal download upload peer to peer p2p file sharing filesharing music movies indie independent label freeculture creative commons pop/rock artists riaa independent mp3 cd favorite songs intellectual property portable music player

No comments: