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Copyright Law Used By New York Dentist To Prevent Negative Reviews

Dr. Stacy Makhnevich is a New York dentist who attempted to use copyright law to prevent negative reviews of her office from appearing on review sites like Yelp!   Under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, these sites are protected lawsuits from stemming...

Improved Fire Detector from ORNL Could Save More Lives

Standard fire detectors often give false alarms when there is smoke but no fire, such as when food burns. This leads some to remove the batteries or to unplug the detector, which puts lives at risk. Engineers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have a solution for...

Funny Faces May Soon Replace Passwords In Android Devices

Using face detection to unlock electronic devices isn’t new. The problem with the technology is that it can be fooled using doctored photos, etc. Google proposes to overcome this shortcoming with “facial landmarks.” A recently filed patent describes...

SCOTUS Says No To Human Genes Patents

Should isolated genes (i.e., genes separated from surrounding genetic material) be considered “products of nature” and, therefore, ineligible for patent protection under U.S. law? The Supreme Court, in a recent 9-0 decision, said “yes.” The...
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