Proskauer - New Media & Technology

FINRA Issues Investor Alert Concerning Bitcoin Trading and Speculation

Bitcoin remains fixed on the front pages of the business and technology news for both the salacious and the positive. Much attention has been paid to the collapse of the former top bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, stemming from the…more

| Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

No Expansion of CFAA Liability for Monetary Exploit of Software Bug

In the game Monopoly, lucky players landing on Community Chest might turn over the highly desirable “Bank Error in Your Favor, Collect $200? card. By the next turn, the proceeds are usually invested in properties and houses,…more

| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Criminal Law, Science, Computers, &...

Staving Off Scrapers of User-Generated Content with Electronic Copyright...

It’s a problem that has vexed website owners since the days of the dot-com boom – how to make certain user-generated content available to users or subscribers, but also prevent competitors and other unauthorized parties from…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual...

Sixth Circuit Affirms ‘Dirtiest Hotel’ Defamation Ruling

We previously wrote about a Tennessee district court’s decision holding that a hotel’s inclusion at the top of the 2011 TripAdvisor “Dirtiest Hotels” list constituted hyperbolic opinion and rhetorical exaggeration, and thus was…more

| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law,...

This Is One of the Top Ten Best Blog Posts Ever Written about Online...

Although we have confidence in the quality of our work, the headline above might be viewed by some as mere hyperbole or rhetorical exaggeration. And that is the case with most top ten lists, at least those that are based on…more

| Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Personal Injury

Michigan Court Assesses Electronic Signature Authentication under UETA in...

The acceptance of electronic signatures in commercial transactions has become so commonplace that disputes about their use are relatively few. A Michigan appeals court recently considered the validity of an electronic signature…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Science, Computers, & Technology,...

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