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Apple Sued in Lawsuit Over Apps Sale of Private Data

Apple has been named in a class action lawsuit alleging that iPhones and iPads produce devices, such as a Unique Device Identifier (UDID), which allows advertisers to track what applications users download, how frequently they use them and…

To share or not to share? Legal privacy concerns abound

With customer database and smartphone hacks, the safety of cell phone customer information could be the next wave in civil litigation.

Is Apple proprietary or monopolostic with mobile apps?

That’s the question floated when addressing the company’s ban of Flash for iPhone and iPad apps. CEO Steve Jobs says that Flash poses a security risk, closed and inappropriate for use on mobile devices. Adobe says

The buzz surrounding Google Buzz

Google recently entered the social networking universe, unveiling Google Buzz on Feb. 9, 2010. The network runs through Google’s popular Gmail service and allows users to update their status akin to Facebook or Twitter, post…

Some iPhone apps may require FDA regulation

iphone-stethoscope-trimmed-150As more iPhone apps are released for medical purposes such as diagnosis and treatment of symptoms, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and other health-related purposes, Apple‘s mobile device is garnering more attention from the FDA.

Don Witters of the

iPhone app developers can’t utilize GPS for advertising

Apple has announced that the GPS feature in iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS may be accessed only to provide what the company describes as “beneficial information.”  The restriction means no advertising using Apple’s Core Location framework.

Fastcase released on iPhone-Amazing start for mobile legal research

Screenshot 6Billable hours just became more mobile.  It was announced today that  Fastcase has released the first ever legal research app for the iPhone and all other Apple mobile devices.  According to, Fastcase is the largest law library…

Build your own mobile app even if you can’t write programs

In an attempt to make app development easier and more accessible, Minneapolis’ Mobile On Services BuildAnApp provides novice app developers with simple templates for various types of businesses and organizations.

Arnold and Porter App Released

SS-2010-01-15_17.23.13Arnold and Porter LLP has recently launched its own iPhone application for its Consumer Advertising Law Blog.  The app will provide its clients and readers with a mobile way to access their blog now.

According to the Firm’s…

Airport security alert: TSA wants its service rated

Call it crowdsourcing, online rating or real-time reporting. The Web allows for immediate, detailed consumer commentary on products and services.  That feedback has extended to cell phones and reached the airline-security experience through the “Survey on the

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