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Biometric Privacy Claims over Facial Recognition Feature in Videogame Dismissed for Lack of Concrete Harm
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

For the second time in the past six months, a district court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging procedural and technical violations of the Illinois


Clickwrap agreement available only through hyperlink enforceable under New York law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

Last week, the Southern District of New York followed a long line of precedent under New York law and upheld the enforceability of a website


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


Website Design Implicated in Two Rulings on Enforceability of Online Terms - Highlights the Importance of Legal Review of Design Decisions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

This past summer, we wrote about two instances in which courts refused to enforce website terms presented in browsewrap agreements. As we noted


Virginia court dismisses webcaster’s suit concerning geofencing workaround to copyright royalty obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

We previously wrote about a Virginia federal magistrate judge's report recommending dismissal of a declaratory judgment action brought by several


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


Facial recognition technology: social media and beyond, an emerging concern
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

This week, a major self-regulatory initiative intended to address privacy concerns associated with facial recognition technology hit a significant


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


Ninth Circuit ruling trimming CFAA claims for misappropriation reminds employers that technical network security is the first defense
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

The Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, has upheld a district court’s dismissal of criminal charges under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act that were predicated on misappropriation of proprietary documents in violation of the employer’s computer use policy