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Reflections On The Techlaw Issues Of 2018…And A Look Forward. Will 2019 Be A Year On The Edge, In The Fog, Or Maybe Just In The Cloud?
Yes, it's time for the end-of-year blog post – a look back at interesting issues of 2018 and a look forward to what we see coming down the pike in the new year.
United States
3 Jan 2019
Browsewrap Agreement Held Unenforceable – Website Designers Take Note!
In Nghiem v Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., No. 16-00097 (C.D. Cal. July 5, 2016), the Central District of California held browsewrap terms to be unenforceable because the hyperlink to the terms was "sandwiched" between two links near the bottom of the third column of links in a website footer.
United States
29 Jul 2016
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
Proposed "Bitlicense" Regulations Published To The New York Register
Today’s New York State Register includes a Notice of Proposed Rule Making from the New York State Department of Financial Services (the "NYSDFS") regarding the regulation of virtual currency ("Regulation of the Conduct of Virtual Currency Businesses," No. DFS-29-14-00015-P).
United States
23 Jul 2014
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 purported theft of nearly $500 million in bitcoins.
United States
13 Mar 2014
Bitcoins: A New Form of Currency?
Yesterday, the Senate Committee On Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held the first of two days of hearings on Bitcoin and digital currencies — "Beyond Silk Road: Potential Risks, Threats, and Promises of Virtual Currencies."
United States
19 Nov 2013
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, yet, some might wonder whether accepting such a windfall was proper in the first place…or could lead to criminal charges.
United States
16 Nov 2013
In Clickwrap Data Pass Contract Dispute. Second Circuit Sacks E-mail Notice Of Post-Transaction Terms
In an important opinion on the enforceability of online contract terms, Senior Circuit Judge Robert D. Sacks walks through the last decade and a half of online contracting law on the way to invalidating an arbitration provision in an agreement involving a so-called Web loyalty program.
United States
26 Sep 2012
Advertiser Protection Under CDA Section 230 For User-Generated Online Contest Submissions Will Go To Jury
A hard-fought battle between two sandwich franchises has yielded an opinion dealing with the application of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to videos submitted as part of an online contest.
United States
21 Mar 2010
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