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Keeping privates private: the legal landscape of revenge porn

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 29 2014

Mark Zuckerberg famously stated that the purpose of Facebook is "to make the world more open and connected," and indeed Facebook, other social media

You are not your IP address

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2012

A district court judge ruled recently that an IP address, on its own, is not enough to determine a person's identity, throwing a wrench in the copyright infringement claims brought by pornographic film producers in four related mass BitTorrent lawsuits, which involved more than 80 John Doe defendants accused of illegally downloading different pornographic films

Criminal liability for cloud storage service providers?

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2012

On January 18, 2012, Megaupload.com was ostensibly a successful cloud storage service, with a large public presence and numerous celebrity endorsements, claiming 180 million registered users and 4 percent of total internet traffic

Some new (and some rejected) exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2012

The U.S. Copyright Office issued its exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 ("DMCA") on October 26

Whitepaper roundup: privacy, copyright, and digital advertising

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

The Congressional Research Service, in particular, prepares many excellent nonpartisan reviews of current policy issues. While CRS doesn't make its

Photographer wins US$1.2-million for photos taken from social media

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2013

A federal jury in New York City recently awarded photographer Daniel Morel US$1.2-million in damages for copyright infringement after two media

Free software comes at a price: violation of open source license leads to enhanced monetary damages and forfeiture of products in Software Freedom Conservancy v. Best Buy et al.

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

On July 27, Judge Shira Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York issued a notable judgment in a case involving open source software

Beware IBM acquisitions and product transitions

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

IBM software licensing can be a very complex knot to untie. While IBM does develop new products in house, many of its most popular offerings (Cognos

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

On October 26, 2011, a bipartisan group of Congressmen led by Lamar Smith, R-Tex., Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced HR 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act, which tightens the prohibition in the Copyright Act against the unlicensed streaming of copyrighted works, such as motion pictures, music, and software applications

This cloud has a silver lining for both MP3Tunes and EMI

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2011

Over the last few years, we have seen hundreds of new start-up companies set up cloud computing services