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Caveat for copyright holders: don’t sit on your claims
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • October 24 2012

Copyright owners face many challenges in this digital age, not the least of which is the ease with which creative works like music and movies are illegally distributed over the internet

Tips for drafting cloud method claims post-Akamai
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2012

The number of cloud computing service offerings has risen dramatically over the past couple years

Under threat of sanctions, Twitter discloses Occupy Wall Street protester’s messages to court
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

In a recent post, we discussed how courts around the country have been ordering parties to turn over social media accounts during litigation

VPPA class action against Hulu survives
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

On April 28, the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part Hulu's motion for summary judgment over allegations that it

Hulu Video Privacy Protection Act summary judgment ruling in the N.D. Of California emphasizes importance of knowing what data companies are collecting and sharing when consumers watch video online
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

On Monday, April 28, 2014, the Northern District of California in In Re: Hulu Privacy Litigation, No. 3:11-cv-03764-LB (M.J. Laurel Beeler), issued a

Facebook user voluntarily shared image; cannot claim reasonable expectation of privacy under Fourth Amendment
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

It's not far-fetched to say that this blog could run every day solely on posts analyzing the recent legal developments regarding Facebook. As the

Class action against Amazon.com over browser privacy settings dismissed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

On December 1, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington dismissed a class action lawsuit against Amazon.com alleging violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") and several state law claims based on Amazon.com's use of cookies and related tracking technologies

Facebook status update: it’s complicated
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

A victory in the court system was followed by a letter from federal legislators, resulting in mixed outcomes for Facebook

Click wrap? Forget it: federal court finds that violation of online clickwrap agreement not enough to constitute trade secret misappropriation under California law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

On February 13, 2012, a federal judge in Los Angeles, California dismissed a remote-access software company’s claim that one of its customers violated the California Trade Secrets Act, Cal. Civ. Code 3426.1 et seq., by downloading a trial version of plaintiff’s Mac-environment remote-access software and “reverse engineering” its own program

LinkedIn password theft results in class action lawsuit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

Nearly as predictable as the sun coming up in the morning, the recent theft of 6.5 million LinkedIn user passwords has resulted in the filing of a class action lawsuit in a California federal court