Texas Class Action Aims to Derail Facebook Beacon Settlement–Harris v. Facebook

[Post by Venkat] In late September, Facebook announced the settlement of a class action challenging its ill-fated “Beacon” program. Facebook set aside $9.5 million to settle the class claims and agreed to set up a privacy foundation. Facebook also agreed…

Vernor v. Autodesk–Does the Right to Possession Distinguish Between Sales and Licenses?

By Venkat Balasubramani [A big thanks to Professor Goldman for the guest blogging opportunity. I jokingly mentioned that asking me whether I was interested in guest blogging was the law blog industry equivalent of Oprah calling one of her viewers…