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Social media e-discovery: are your Facebook posts discoverable in civil litigation?

USA - August 24 2015 Judge Richard J. Walsh began his opinion in Largent v. Reed with the following question: "What if the people in your life want to use your Facebook…

Jake Perkowski

Lawsuit Against Online Dating App Grindr Dismissed Under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

USA - March 15 2018 Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act continues to act as one of the strongest legal protections that social media companies have to avoid…

Clickwrap, Browsewrap and Mixed Media Contracts: A Few Words Can Go a Long Way

USA - February 22 2016 Courts have generally categorized such online agreements into two types: “clickwrap” agreements and “browsewrap” agreements. Clickwrap…

Joshua R. Stein

Second Circuit Clarifies “Repeat Infringer” Policy Requirement for Key Copyright Safe Harbor for Online Service Providers

USA - February 6 2017 Congress enacted the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) nearly two decades ago seeking to balance the needs of two factions: Content creators…

BMG V. Cox is Major Copyright Victory for Music Industry

USA - February 5 2018 While reversing and remanding for a new trial in light of certain errors in the jury instructions, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has largely…