Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Copyright Safe Harbors: Establishing Protection Against Infringement Claims
Heading into this year’s Super Bowl party season, there are two things every lawyer should be concerned about. First, why can’t your team get it together? Second, what do you do if you are asked to explain to your friends and...more
Traditionally, media companies (as well as non-media companies) almost exclusively utilized their own content. However, because of the exponential growth in the public’s desire and ability to interconnect through social media...more
So, how is copyright law doing as an online reputation management tool?
We have written many times recently about the use of copyright law to do what defamation law can’t: take stuff down from the internet. A...more
The general legal advice to website operators who allowed User Generated Content (UGC) in the form of comments, videos or pictures used to be relatively easy....more
In This Issue:
- Written Contracts and the Statute of Limitations...Page 1
- Website Owners: Who is Liable for Third Party Postings on Your Website?...Page 2
- Business Tort Brings Sanctions...Page 3
A recent Fairfax County defamation case involving a consumer’s scathing postings against a contractor on Yelp and Angie’s List raises the issue as to who can be held liable for postings made by third parties.
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