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    New Law Weakens Section 230 Immunity

    Two events may change the rules for interactive website operators: (1) the FBI seizing Backpage.com and (2) the enactment of SESTA/FOSTA, amending CDA Section 230 immunity. The FBI’s seizure of Backpage.com, an online classifieds site...

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On Wednesday, October 13, 2010, founding partner Christian Genetski will be speaking on a panel entitled:  “The Digital First Sale Doctrine: Who Owns – or Licenses – Digital Products and Content?”  More information on the panel and tickets to the NARM Entertainment Law Conference Series in Los Angeles can be found here....

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On Sept. 28th, 2010, Congress passed the Equal Access to 21st Century Communications Act, which expands the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The bill now awaits the President’s signature. The bill has a number of significant provisions, including the following: –  Both interconnected and non-interconnected VoIP service providers would be required to participate in and...

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This morning the New York Times ran a story about the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation plans to seek sweeping changes to the Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (“CALEA”) in Congress in 2011.  This effort is the natural next step in the Administration’s “Going Dark” program, which is hoping to address...

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Sep 24, 2010 by ZwillGen

Below is a list of upcoming speaking engagements for the attorneys at Zwillinger Genetski LLP.  Please feel free to contact us if you would like any additional information on an event.    Monday, November 1, 2010 Elizabeth Banker WikiLeaks – What Now? The panel will focus on the legal implications of disclosures of confidential information with particular emphasis...

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In Caldwell v. Cheapcaribbean.com, No. 2:09-cv-13828, 2010 WL 3603778 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 8, 2010), the District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan denied Defendant Cheapcaribbean.com, Inc.’s (“CheapCaribbean”) motions to dismiss, finding that the internet travel site was subject to limited personal jurisdiction in Michigan and that the forum selection clause included in the website’s terms of...

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The Eastern District of Virginia, in Cvent, Inc. v. Eventbrite, Inc., No. 10-cv-00481 (E.D. Va. Sept. 14, 2010), dismissed a Plaintiff’s claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) and for breach of contract, finding that browsewrap terms of use displayed as a link at the bottom of a webpage along with numerous other...

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