A few months back, I was one of the first to highlight the perils of a new video sharing service, Vine, in the workplace. And then a month ago, I predicted that the NLRB was likely to jump in on the issue of photo and video...more
The Tenebaum copyright infringement file sharing case, about which we first reported in an earlier blog, reached another milestone this week when the First Circuit upheld the jury’s $675, 000 damages award. Tenenbaum had been...more
The Ninth Circuit ruled recently that the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shielded a video-sharing website from copyright infringement liability. In UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks,...more
Over the past several years, content providers, particularly in the adult film industry, have filed numerous suits against users who have copied their works via the BitTorrent file-sharing protocol. Put briefly, the use of...more
Originally published in Website Magazine, on January 18, 2013.
It is a safe prediction for 2013 that public awareness of websites’ data privacy issues will continue to increase. In the last few years, popular websites,...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
In last week’s Megaupload indictment, the U.S. government has raised the debate over copyright infringement on the Web to a whole new level – treating the operators of one of the most popular sites on the Internet as if they...more