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WI man receives 30-month internet ban after sending random Craigslist users to neighbor’s house
  • IT-LEX Inc
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

It's almost the weekend, so here's a relatively light-hearted story for you all. Sometimes a headline just says it all, and yesterday's Gawker post

Social media discovery: vague limits are still limits in bullying case
  • IT-LEX Inc
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

A recent case out of Indiana ruled that a bullied student was not compelled to produce all of his social media content in a suit against his school

Court holds that website operator not liable without specific knowledge of copyright infringement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

In a case of first impression, UMG Recordings v. Shelter Capital Partners, et al., the Ninth Circuit refused to hold a website operator liable for copyright infringement based solely on the operator’s general knowledge that some of the third party content on its site may be infringing copyright owners’ rights

Global IP defence tactics for software and entertainment sectors
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2014

Piracy of software and game content is as old as computer disks and other portable storage media. While piracy remains prevalent in physical markets

Internet gaming sites win small victory on standing in ongoing Kentucky seizure battle
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

The Kentucky Court of Appeals today unanimously reversed a Circuit Court decision to prevent the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC), an association

There is such a thing as over-sharing: former employee forfeits portion of settlement payment after daughter discloses settlement on Facebook
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

It seems like every day there is a new case highlighting novel and evolving issues employers confront when people disclose information via social

Defamation and ‘TheDirty’: why you don’t want to sue TheDirty.com
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

Nik Richie, founder and editor of controversial "reality" blog TheDirty.com, does not hide what his website is all about. Scroll down to the very

Federal Circuit issues ruling on induced infringement issues
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2012

In a long-awaited ruling, the full Federal Circuit decided the consolidated cases in Akamai Techs., Inc. v. MIT, No. 2009-1372 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 31, 2012) and McKesson Techs., Inc. v. Epic Systems Corp., No. 2010-1291 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 31, 2012

NLRB upholds Facebook firing, but strikes down "courtesy," social media, and other workplace policies
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2012

In September, the National Labor Relations Board issued its first Board-level decision on a Facebook-related termination

Netflix settles Massachusetts web video captioning action
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

On October 9, 2012, Netflix entered into a consent decree with National Association of the Deaf (“NAD”), to resolve the Massachusetts District Court case in which NAD and Lee Nettles alleged Netflix violated Title III of the ADA by failing to provide adequate closed captioning on its “Watch Instantly” web only video streaming service