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Ninth Circuit Releases Another Important CDA Section 230 Opinion With Broad Application – Automated Content Recommendation And Notification Tools Do Not Make Social Site The Developer Of User Posts
In the swirl of scrutiny surrounding the big Silicon Valley tech companies and with some in Congress declaiming that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) should be curtailed,
United States
30 Aug 2019
Ticketmaster Reaches Settlement With Ticket Broker Over Unauthorized Use Of Automated Bots
In early July, Ticketmaster reached a favorable settlement in its action against a ticket broker that was alleged to have used automated bots to purchase tickets in bulk,
United States
30 Jul 2019
Digital Currency App's Electronic User Agreement Held Enforceable
This case sheds further light on the do's and don'ts of online electronic contracting and the enforceability of app-based terms and conditions.
United States
7 Feb 2019
Locational Tracking On iOS And Android Devices: Check The Platform's Rules!
This post discusses some of the contractual requirements imposed by Apple and Google regarding the collection and sharing of locational information.
United States
27 Dec 2018
WSJ Article On Geolocation Data Highlights Risks For Fund Managers
Last week the WSJ published an article detailing how companies are monetizing smartphone location data by selling it to hedge fund clients.
United States
13 Nov 2018
New York State Court Declines To Compel Arbitration, Cites Purported Ambiguities In Mobile Contracting Process
Courts are increasingly taking a magnifying glass to electronic contracting processes, particularly how the presentation of the terms of service and call to action are displayed
United States
19 Jun 2018
Unanticipated Mobile Data Leaks Remain An Ongoing Issue
There has been a lot of attention in the media lately with respect to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica issue and its fall-out (including today's coverage of the announcement that Facebook ...
United States
17 May 2018
Second Circuit Upholds Uber's Mobile Contracting Process, Establishing Template For Mobile Online Contracting
In recent years, courts have issued varying rulings as to whether online or mobile users adequately consented to user agreements or terms of service when completing an online purchase or registering for a service.
United States
31 Aug 2017
New Judgment In Data Scraping Dispute Could Impact Hedge Fund Managers
Below is a summary of a recent development that may be of interest from our Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice Group.
United States
21 Apr 2017
Mobile App VPPA Suit Survives Spokeo Standing Challenge
A user of the free USA Today app alleged that each time he viewed a video clip, the app transmitted his mobile Android ID, GPS coordinates and identification of the watched video to a third-party analytics company.
United States
9 Sep 2016
User Of Free App May Be "Consumer" Under The Video Privacy Protection Act
This past week, the First Circuit issued a notable opinion concerning the contours of liability under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA).
United States
5 May 2016
Important Circuit Court Ruling Limits Scope Of VPPA Liability
Ellis, an appellate-level decision, could be an important ruling for companies that develop mobile apps that feature video and collect data for targeted advertising purposes.
United States
15 Oct 2015
Landmark Oracle-Google Android Copyright Dispute May End Up In Supreme Court
While many smartphone users were gazing upon their new iPhone 6 Plus’s 5.5-inch screen with wonder, there was another notable development in the mobile/tech world – the ongoing software copyright dispute between Oracle and Google over the development of the Android mobile platform just heated up again.
United States
11 Oct 2014
Emerging Technology and Existing Law: Can Geofencing Provide Radio Webcasters a Workaround of Digital Performance Royalties?
New technology continues to generate business models that test the limits of intellectual property laws enacted before such technologies were ever contemplated.
United States
3 Oct 2014
Mobile Alphabet Soup…What Exactly Is An ATDS Under The TCPA?
There has been an uptick in litigation under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, likely due to the increased use of mobile marketing.
United States
13 Jun 2014
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 not actionable under Tennessee defamation law.
United States
24 Sep 2013
Once Again, Hurricane Blows Wind Into Force Majeure Clauses
As the eastern part of the United States picks up the pieces from the devastating Hurricane Sandy, many companies are experiencing a classic "force majeure" event.
United States
8 Nov 2012
Hurricane Irene Storms Through Force Majeure Provisions
The gusts of hurricane Irene were still blowing outside as the winds of "force majeure" gathered force in the minds of lawyers around the country.
United States
6 Sep 2011
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