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You are not your IP address

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • 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
  • -
  • 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

The burden of online misdeeds: who should be responsible?

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

On Jan. 18, the Internet had its first general strike

Ninth Circuit rules on software transfers in Vernor v. Autodesk

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2010

On September 10, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit issued a much-awaited ruling on appeal in Vernor v. Autodesk, No. 09-35969, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 18957, addressing whether software purchasers are owners or licensees of the copies of the software in their possession

I bought it; I own itor do I?

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2010

On September 10, 2010, the Ninth Circuit issued a much-awaited ruling on appeal in Vernor v Autodesk, addressing whether software purchasers are owners or licensees of the copies of the software in their possession