The year 2016 was momentous in politics and celebrity deaths, but also in the field of technology law. Here’s our wrap-up of the five most significant tech cases that hit the judiciary in the past year.
Like most legal subjects dealing with technology, copyright law is lagging behind the fast-moving and disruptive changes wrought by social media to old legal rules for determining rights to Internet content. Things may at last be getting a bit more settled.
Not quite as interesting as the worst-dressed actress and best cinema films lists we’ll see over the next few days, but (perhaps) a bit more relevant to our daily activities on social networks and the real-time Web.