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Do I really have to obtain consent from all my customers to make a change to my privacy policy?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2011

"Do I really have to obtain consent from all my customers to make a change to my privacy policy?"


Acting NLRB GC issues additional report on social media - somewhat useful
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2012

The Acting General Counsel of the NLRB has issued today an "updated" report on social media cases


New York High Court splits on applicability of Communications Decency Act Section 230 to online forum operator
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2011

A divided New York Court of Appeals ruled on June 14, 2011, that an online forum administrator’s additions to an allegedly defamatory post by a user are protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act


Illinois second state to prohibit employers from requiring applicants and employees to divulge social media passwords
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2012

On August 1, 2012, Illinois' governor signed a law (Public Act 097-0875) to make it unlawful for an employer to request or require that an applicant or employee provide any password or other related account information in order to gain or demand access to the account or profile on a social networking website


Will the Pinterest "nopin" tag put online image owners on the defensive on implied copyright licenses? Should we look to robots.txt as precedent?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2012

Pinterest is the hot hot hot social media site that lets users create online “pinboards” of interesting or inspiring images


Limited damages available under DMCA 512(f) for wrongful takedown notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

Although DMCA 512(f) allows an award of "any damages" for wrongful removal of alleged infringing material as a result of misrepresentations to a service provider, such damages "must be proximately caused by the misrepresentation to the service provider and the service provider's reliance on the misrepresentation," a district court ruled


Operator of BitTorrent P2P file-sharing network induced copyright infringement and is ineligible for DMCA safe harbors
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

The operator of a file-sharing network that utilized the BitTorrent file-sharing technology is secondarily liable for inducing copyright infringement by users of the network, a district court ruled


Web site owner's assertion of CDA Section 230 in response to defamation claim not an extortionate threat
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2010

A Web site operator's assertion of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in response to a demand that allegedly defamatory third-party content be removed from its consumer complaint site does not constitute an extortionate threat under California law, a district court ruled


No CDA Section 230 immunity for claim that service provider promised to "take care of" defamatory posts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2010

A plaintiff's allegation that an employee of an online service provider promised to "take care of" defamatory material is sufficient to state a cognizable promissory estoppel claim under California law that is not barred by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a state trial court judge ruled


Internet advertising groups launch self-regulation program
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2010

Updating previous reports, a consortium of internet advertising trade groups recently launched a self-regulatory program which adopts a universal icon to inform consumers when advertisements are targeted as a result of data tracking