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Ninth Circuit's Linkedin Decision Does Not Greenlight The Unauthorized Webscraping Of Public Websites
A recent decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a dispute between LinkedIn and hiQ Labs has spotlighted the thorny legal issues involved in unauthorized webscraping of data from public...
United States
23 Sep 2019
The Law And Business Of Social Media - Status Updates - 5 March 2018
In U.S. copyright law circles, one of the hottest topics of debate is the degree to which the fair use doctrine
United States
7 Mar 2018
Major Copyright Victory for the Music Industry Against P2P File Sharing
The music industry came out on top in one of its first attempts to hold an internet service provider liable for its subscribers' unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing
United States
12 Feb 2018
Anonymous Internet Users Beware: New Presumption In Favor Of Unmasking The Losing Anonymous Defendant
Following a recent decision from the Sixth Circuit, anonymous bloggers and other Internet users who post third-party copyrighted material without authorization have cause for concern.
United States
10 Jan 2018
The Law And Business of Social Media - Status Updates – Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2017
In this edition, we explore the threat to U.S. jobs posed by rapid advances in emerging technologies; we examine a Federal Trade Commission report on how companies engaging in cross-device tracking...
United States
27 Apr 2017
Second Circuit Clarifies "Repeat Infringer" Policy Requirement For DMCA Copyright Safe Harbors
Congress enacted the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") nearly two decades ago seeking to balance the needs of two factions: Content creators, who were struggling to protect their intellectual property in the digital age...
United States
16 Feb 2017
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Jurisdiction: No "Situs Of Injury" Merely Because Copyrighted Material Is Accessible
Because content posted online can be accessed nearly anywhere, courts regularly face the issue of whether they have personal jurisdiction over a defendant who posted material to the web or a social media site.
United States
9 May 2016
Ninth Circuit To Reconsider The Curious Copyright Case Requiring YouTube To Take Down All Copies Of Anti-Islamic Film
Earlier this year, we noted a peculiar decision out of the Ninth Circuit holding that an actress owns a copyright interest in her five-second performance.
United States
26 Nov 2014
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