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VBalasubramani / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
Ex-Employer's Hijacking of a LinkedIn Account Is a Publicity Rights Violation—Eagle v. Morgan   —  Eagle v. Morgan, 11-4303 (E.D. Pa. Mar. 12, 2013)  —  We've previously covered this dispute over a LinkedIn account.  (See Another Set of Parties Duel Over Social Media Contacts …
Mar 14, 2013, 6:40 AMIn context
Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
How Zappos' User Agreement Failed In Court and Left Zappos Legally Naked   —  In re Zappos.com Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, 2012 WL 4466660 (D. Nev. Sept. 27, 2012).  —  In January, Zappos (part of $AMZN) announced a massive data security breach affecting 24 million consumers.
Oct 30, 2012, 7:25 PMIn context
Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
The Proposed “Cloud Computing Act of 2012,” and How Internet Regulation Can Go Awry (Forbes Cross-Post)   —  Sen. Amy Klobuchar has introduced a new bill, the “Cloud Computing Act of 2012” (S.3569), that purports to “improve the enforcement of criminal and civil law with respect to cloud computing.”
Oct 13, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
GoDaddy Mismanages Its User Agreements—Crabb v. GoDaddy   —  Crabb v. GoDaddy.com, Inc., 2:10-cv-00940-NVW (D. Ariz. Sept. 27, 2011)  —  As online user agreements become longer and more byzantine, it's become common for a “master” user agreement to incorporate numerous other documents by reference.
Oct 7, 2011, 12:15 AMIn context
Venkat / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
Another Lawsuit over Flash Cookies Fails — Bose v. Interclick   —  [Post by Venkat Balasubramani, with comments from Eric]  —  Bose v. Interclick, Inc., et al., 10-cv-09183-DAB (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 17, 2011)  —  Bose sued Interclick, an advertising network, and various advertisers …
Aug 19, 2011, 6:25 AMIn context
Eric / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
Buying Personal Names for Keyword Ads Isn't a Publicity Rights Violation—Habush v. Cannon   —  Habush v. Cannon, 09-CV-18149 (Wis. Cir. Ct.  June 8, 2011).  The June 2010 denial of the motion to dismiss.  A good overview article from when the complaint was filed.  —  Introduction
Jun 10, 2011, 7:10 AMIn context
Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
Republishing Entire Newspaper Story is Fair Use—Righthaven v. CIO   —  The defendants run a website on immigration issues.  They posted to their website 100% of a 33 paragraph Las Vegas Review-Journal story on Las Vegas police targeting minorities.  The post attributed the story to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Apr 24, 2011, 1:00 PMIn context
Venkat / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
Court Rules That Instant Message Conversation Modified the Terms of a Written Contract — CX Digital v. Smoking Everywhere  —  As contract cases go, this one is interesting.  It's more than interesting, it's awesome!  The court held that an instant message exchange effectively modified …
Mar 30, 2011, 2:50 PMIn context
Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
Microsoft Adopts Google-Style Trademark Policy for Keyword Advertising   —  I have gotten several emails relaying this announcement from Microsoft: … You can see the policy here.  —  Microsoft's reference to “the current industry standard” is interesting.
Feb 15, 2011, 8:05 PMIn context
Venkat Balasubramani / Technology and Marketing …:
Court Dismisses Class Action Against Spokeo for Lack of Standing — Robins v. Spokeo   —  Robins v. Spokeo, 10-cv-05306 (C.D. Cal. Jan. 27, 2011)  —  Spokeo is a website that bills itself as an aggregator of hard-to-find information about people.  Robins filed a complaint against Spokeo …
Feb 7, 2011, 7:10 PMIn context

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