Hip Hop Lyric Site Issued Take Down Notice By NMPA

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Blogging, Copyright Law, DMCA, Intellectual Property, Internet, Litigation |

Posted By: Ross Arkin   Ever since the Sugar Hill Gang proclaimed “I said a hip, hop, the hippie – the hippie
to the hip hip-hop, and you don’t stop 
the rocking to the bang-bang, boogie say up jump the boogie to the rhythm of the boogie the beat.”, hip-hop fans have collectively often said: “What?” […]

Duke University has Sent You a Friend Request?!

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Internet, Social Media |

Posted By: Ryan Bethell Recent surveys from U.S.News suggest that Universities are increasingly looking at Facebook, Linkden, and other social network profiles to help make admissions decisions. Using Facebook in admissions criteria may implicate certain obvious (government actors accessing private information) and non-obvious (admissions officers making fun of applicant essay topics online) privacy concerns, though […]

Patent Litigation, Coming to a Podcast Near You!

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Intellectual Property, Internet, Patents, Tech News |

Posted By:  Ryan Bethell Hot off the heels of an $8,000,000 settlement with apple over a patent covering “Downloadable Playlists,” Personal Audio, a digital audio company in Texas, has set its sights on popular podcast producers. Personal Audio has asserted a patent pertaining to cover “how audio files are organized and downloaded on the internet,” […]

Attack of the Copyright Robots

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Computer Software, Copyright Law, DMCA, Intellectual Property, Internet |

Posted by:  Ryan Bethell It should come as no surprise that large businesses such as Universal and Sony have a financial interest in protecting their intellectual property online. For the biggest stakeholders, this means policing thousands of instances of arguably copyrighted material ever day – a task that many companies prefer to automate. Companies need […]

Issues in Cloud Computing

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Internet, Litigation |

Posted By: Robert McManimon   One of the modern inventions of the computer age has been the transition from localized storage to cloud computing. (http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1222&context=dltr). This trend takes advantage of the massive commercial storage banks and relatively high connection speeds now available that previously would have made such an outsourcing of data management unfeasible. However, […]

Is Internet Access a Human Right?

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Internet |

Posted By: Robert McManimon The modern international human rights regime is complex. There are, of course, codifications of binding agreements between states found in bilateral and multilateral treaties that discuss the various underpinnings of the legal regime. There are even rights and norms that have been accepted as binding international custom. Whether customary international law […]

Droit de suite and the Internet

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, Internet |

Posted by: Robert S. McManimon   In our American system, we’ve grown accustomed to the first sale doctrine. (http://www.justice.gov/usao/eousa/foia_reading_room/usam/title9/crm01854.htm). As we’ve seen, this notion has created a variety of issues for software companies, who have instead opted to license their work in order to maintain control over it and any future sale. Ironically though, this […]

Where is Waldo.com? Problems of Personal Jurisdiction in Cyberspace

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, Internet, Judicial Decisions, Litigation |

Posted By:  Jeremiah Chin One of the earliest litigation decisions is where to file a law suit. Usually the lawsuit happens where the plaintiff lives, or where the injury involved occurred. But when the harm arises from internet communications, how do courts determine the proper place to file a law suit? Tracking exactly where the […]

E-Sovereignty: Internet Governance and National Boundaries

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Internet, Privacy |

Posted by: Jeremiah Chin   The Internet is praised for its ability to facilitate communication across physical boundaries, allowing people to instantaneously video chat, send e-mail or create websites that can be viewed around the world. Yet as this international communication medium expands, it raises important questions of governance in a digital age. Is cyberspace […]

Cybersquatting on Social Media

Posted by Cyberbear on December 4, 2013 in Intellectual Property, Internet, Social Media, Trademark |

Posted By: Jeremiah Chin   Social media began as a way for people to interact across the internet, communicating with friends, family and new people in new ways. Companies have quickly caught on to the heavy use of social media, establishing their brand on Twitter, Facebook and other sites in order to create good will […]

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