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QVC sues shopping app for web scraping that allegedly triggered site outage
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

Operators of public-facing websites are typically concerned about the unauthorized, technology-based extraction of large volumes of information from


Who exactly is a ‘user’ under the DMCA safe harbor?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

The DMCA was enacted in 1998 to preserve "strong incentives for service providers and copyright owners to cooperate to detect and deal with copyright


Employees Assert Illinois Biometric Privacy Claims against Supermarket over Fingerprint Collection Practices
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

Even though Washington passed its own biometric privacy law last month (HB 1493), and other states are currently debating their own bills, Illinois’s


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"


Mobile alphabet soupwhat exactly is an ATDS under the TCPA?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2014

There has been an uptick in litigation under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227 likely due to the increased use


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


Sony Pictures breach stresses need to revisit document and email retention policies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

The SONY Pictures cybersecurity breach playing out in public over the last few weeks is just the latest in a series of high profile cybersecurity


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


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


Computer file extension functional, therefore not protectable as trademark
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

A computer file extension is inherently functional, therefore a software company that utilizes a particular file extension to designate files that are accessed by its proprietary software may not protect the letters comprising the file extension as a trademark, a district court ruled