Is Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” Streaming Service Statutorily Discriminatory Against the Deaf? The Answer is Yes and No.
Netflix has established itself as the world’s premier on-demand Internet streaming media service, with thousands of movies and TV episodes available for unlimited and instant download and more than 33 million subscribers around the world. Yet, despite its overall popularity, over the past year Netflix has found itself defending against allegations that its “Watch Instantly” [...]
Those who live in parts of cities that lack regular taxi traffic may know about Uber, the car service that will send a well-maintained black car to your location with a quick tap of your mobile touchscreen. Those who live outside of San Francisco may be less familiar with two new mobile based “rideshare” companies: [...]
Smartphones have become repositories for vast amounts of personal information. As their functionality grows, users store more and more of their details in their smartphone, from friends’ phone numbers, diary entries, photos, and messages, to shopping lists, bank details, and travel plans. At the same time, phone manufacturers and app designers silently gather data on [...]
This post discusses the use of tracer testing for gasoline station construction in California and argues that, while the regulatory regime is excessive given that its original justification no longer exists, mandating use of tracer testing technology makes sense as long as we are under the current regulatory standards for “product-tight.” As a laborer in [...]