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Sixth Circuit reinforces CDA immunity reverses lower court in Jones v. Dirty World
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

On June 16th, 2014, the Sixth Circuit reversed the lower court's holding that the gossip site, TheDirty.com, was responsible for its users'


Sony Pictures breach stresses need to revisit document and email retention policies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

The SONY Pictures cybersecurity breach playing out in public over the last few weeks is just the latest in a series of high profile cybersecurity


Website Design Implicated in Two Rulings on Enforceability of Online Terms - Highlights the Importance of Legal Review of Design Decisions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

This past summer, we wrote about two instances in which courts refused to enforce website terms presented in browsewrap agreements. As we noted


Employees Assert Illinois Biometric Privacy Claims against Supermarket over Fingerprint Collection Practices
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

Even though Washington passed its own biometric privacy law last month (HB 1493), and other states are currently debating their own bills, Illinois’s


Facial recognition technology: social media and beyond, an emerging concern
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

This week, a major self-regulatory initiative intended to address privacy concerns associated with facial recognition technology hit a significant


Supreme Court rejects Google’s appeal in Java API dispute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On Monday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Google's appeal of the Federal Circuit's 2014 ruling that that the declaring code and the structure


Clickwrap agreement available only through hyperlink enforceable under New York law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

Last week, the Southern District of New York followed a long line of precedent under New York law and upheld the enforceability of a website


FinCEN releases two rulings classifying a bitcoin payment system and virtual currency trading platform as MSBs
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

In its opening salvo bringing Bitcoin under the watchful eye of the federal government, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a


California Supreme Court denies review of ruling allowing restaurant owner’s false advertising claims to proceed against Yelp
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

On November 12, 2014, the California Supreme Court denied review of the California Court of Appeals decision in Demetriades v. Yelp, Inc., 2014 WL


Emerging technology and existing law: can geofencing provide radio webcasters a workaround of digital performance royalties?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

New technology continues to generate business models that test the limits of intellectual property laws enacted before such technologies were ever