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LinkedIn Has Beef With Data Scraping Bots
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

LinkedIn has filed a lawsuit to prevent unauthorized use of “bots” that register fake profiles on the social network and steal data about actual


Please Share, With Gratitude: How blockchain technology can “light up the commons”
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

A few weeks ago Jesse Walden of Mediachain Labs asked me a deceptively simple question: What would a Creative Commons-type license look like if in


Use of third party APIs ruled as "fair” and “non infringing”
  • ByrneWallace
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

In a recent claim, Oracle America, Inc. stated that Google's reuse of 37 of 166 packages of the Java Application Program Interface (“API”) in the


Can a Software Publisher Force You to Audit Your Customers?
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

Many software-solution vendors utilize third-party infrastructure or application programs as frameworks for embedded solutions that they sell to


APIs and Copyright: Who Owns the Glue that Sticks the Digital World Together?
  • Kemp IT Law
  • European Union, USA
  • July 6 2016

APIs (application programming interfaces) are the glue that holds the digital world together. The defining characteristic of the fourth industrial


In Microsoft Audits, Don’t Forget About True-Up Rights
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2016

Following the conclusion of a software audit, Microsoft’s standard practice is to require an audited company to purchase licenses associated with


Edgeworth Client Prevails in Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc.
  • Edgeworth Economics
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

San Francisco, CAEdgeworth Economics, a leading economic consulting firm, consulted on behalf of Google in the closely watched case, Oracle America


Craigslist Files Another Suit against Data Scraper
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

For years, craigslist has aggressively used technological and legal methods to prevent unauthorized parties from scraping, linking to or accessing


Google Beats Oracle’s $8.8 Billion Damages Claim after Jury Finds Fair Use
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2016

Six years after Oracle first accused Google’s popular Android platform of infringing Oracle’s copyrights in Java application programming interfaces


Important Tips for Resolving an SIIA Audit During or Immediately After a BSA Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

Sometimes a company receives notices of audits from many publishers or trade associations at the same time. Often this is because multiple agencies