• In the top news story of the day, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Aereo in a closely watched copyright dispute with broadcasters; the Court found that Aereo engages in unauthorized public performances in violation of U.S. copyright law. Will cloud storage models survive this decision? What remains, if anything, of the Second Circuit’s landmark Cablevisionruling? Stay tuned for an upcoming blog post on this subject.
  • If 140 characters seems too long, an Israeli entrepreneur has launched Yo, a social network that simply permits users to communicate the word “Yo” to others. It is not a joke, and he has received investment offers from venture capitalists and hopes to launch soon.
  • Facebook says the use of video by its users has doubled in the past six months and that it will now deliver more video to people who have demonstrated interest in viewing that type of content and will downplay video for users who have not shown an interest in it.
  • A Utah family law attorney wants to use his personal YouTube channel to broadcast divorce court proceedings. Court administrators and judges, however, are skeptical and have questioned his motivations for wanting to do so.