Intellectual Property

Rep. Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced via Twitter Wednesday night (6/5) that “[Thursday] @ 12:30 @RepTimRyan @SenRonJohnson and I will introduce new legislation to hold nation-state cyber hackers accountable.”  The new...

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Craigslist v.Crawlers: Who Owns the Data?

October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week saw an interesting development in craigslist’s lawsuit against 3Taps, brought in July 2012, in which the classified ad site alleged that 3Taps impermissibly crawled or scraped craigslist.com to populate data into the “Craiggers”...

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In an op-ed piece today (July 20) entitled “Taking the Cybersecurity Threat Seriously,” President Obama invokes images of derailed trains carrying industrial chemicals creating toxic clouds and water treatment plants with contaminated drinking water –...

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In a decision today, Europe’s highest court ruled that software makers do not have copyright claims against resellers of their copyrighted programs, even when such resales entail the copying of programs. Oracle had brought suit...

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In a controversial decision, the Massachusetts District Court has ruled that Netflix’s Watch Instantly streaming video service must comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The Plaintiffs, in Nat’l Ass’n of...

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Last week, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) took a stance against pirated content sites by issuing a “Statement of Best Practices to Address Online Piracy and...

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