Posts Tagged ‘silicon valley internet law firm’
Should the Use of a Moderator on an Online Platform Subject the Platform to Liability for Infringing Content Posted by Users?
Should the use of a moderator on an online platform subject the platform to liability for infringing content posted by users? The Ninth Circuit just issued a controversial ruling on this issue, which is discussed at the Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law Blog: Controversial Ninth Circuit Ruling May Limit the Availability of the DMCA Safe…Read More
Supreme Court to Consider Whether Registered Sex Offender Has the Right to Post on Social Media
Does the First Amendment protect the right of a registered sex offender to post on social media? The Supreme Court is set to hear a case challenging a North Carolina law on this issue. Sex offender goes to Supreme Court over social media banRead More
What Were the Most Significant Internet Developments in 2015?
Internet lawyers habitually follow trends and developments in Internet law. My colleague Santa Clara Law Professor Eric Goldman has just compiled his latest list of what the top Internet developments were in 2015. Among the items making his list are the well-publicized Ashley Madison database breach, stronger geographic borders on the Internet, and the FTC’s…Read More
Turmoil within Developer Community and Not Legal Challenges Could Doom Bitcoin
Does Bitcoin have a future, and if so, what will that future look like? This is the fascinating question posed by The New York Times today in a profile story about one of the core developer’s loss of faith in the future of the currency as a split has emerged in the developer community over…Read More
Implications of FCC Net Neutrality Rules on Software Industry
The topic of net neutrality has been the subject of controversy for months, but the FCC has recently taken this debate to a new level by adopting new rules that will allow it greater regulatory authority over the Internet. What does this mean exactly for the public generally and for the business world? I’ve explained…Read More