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FinCEN releases two rulings classifying a bitcoin payment system and virtual currency trading platform as MSBs
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

In its opening salvo bringing Bitcoin under the watchful eye of the federal government, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a


California Supreme Court denies review of ruling allowing restaurant owner’s false advertising claims to proceed against Yelp
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

On November 12, 2014, the California Supreme Court denied review of the California Court of Appeals decision in Demetriades v. Yelp, Inc., 2014 WL


Browsewrap agreement held unenforceable against consumer due to insufficient notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

Many commercial websites rely on "browsewrap" agreements to bind visitors to commercial terms. A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit suggests that a


Sixth Circuit reinforces CDA immunity reverses lower court in Jones v. Dirty World
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

On June 16th, 2014, the Sixth Circuit reversed the lower court's holding that the gossip site, TheDirty.com, was responsible for its users'


Music publishers bring contributory copyright claims against ISP for infringing activities of subscribers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2014

In a novel lawsuit that tests the bounds of service provider liability, two music publishers brought suit against an ISP for contributory copyright


FCC adopts net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband access under Title II
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2015

After nearly 4 million public comments, and months of vigorous public, industry, and Congressional debate, the FCC, by a 3-2 vote, approved revised


U.S. Dept. of Commerce releases multistakeholder guidance on DMCA notice and takedown best practices
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Dept. Of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force released a guidance containing a list of best practices (and notable "bad"


FINRA issues investor alert concerning Bitcoin trading and speculation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2014

Bitcoin remains fixed on the front pages of the business and technology news for both the salacious and the positive. Much attention has been paid to


FINRA alerts investors to bitcoin risks
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

Bitcoin remains fixed on the front pages of the business and technology news for both the salacious and the positive. Much attention has been paid to


In clickwrap data pass contract dispute. Second Circuit sacks e-mail notice of post-transaction terms
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2012

In an important opinion on the enforceability of online contract terms, Senior Circuit Judge Robert D. Sacks walks through the last decade and a half of online contracting law on the way to invalidating an arbitration provision in an agreement involving a so-called Web loyalty program