Copyright Liability for Internet Intermediaries
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News / Editorial
- Seamus Byrne, French illegal downloads agency Hadopi may be abolished CNET (Aug. 6, 2012).
- Grant Gross, U.S. ICE seizes 70 more websites for alleged copyright infringement, ComputerWorld (Jul. 12, 2012).
- Timothy B. Lee, Unlicensed: Are Google Music and Amazon Cloud Player illegal?, Ars Technica (Jul. 5, 2011)
- Victor Li, Manhattan Federal Judge Kimba Wood Calls Record Companies' Request for $75 Trillion in Damages 'Absurd' in Lime Wire Copyright Case , Law.com (Mar. 15 2011).
- David Kravets, Porn site: publicizing takedown notices is copyright infringement, Ars Technica (Dec. 23, 2010).
- Chris Foresman, Supreme Court shoots down Tiffany appeal in eBay trademark case, Ars Technica (Nov. 29, 2010).
- Jessica E. Vascellaro and Sam Schechner, Online TV Streams Come Under Fire, The Wall Street Journal (Nov 22, 2010).
- Greg Sandoval, Judge slaps Lime Wire with permanent injunction, CNET News (Oct 26, 2010).
- Sam Schechner and Amir Efrati, Networks Block Web Programs From Being Viewed on Google TV, The Wall Street Journal (Oct 22, 2010).
- Marcel Leonardi, Brazil's Proposed Internet Regulation--an Update (That's Actually Good News), Technology & Marketing Law Blog (May 6, 2010).
- Nate Anderson, Comcast Owes Users $16 for P2P Blocking; Should They Take It?, Ars Technica (Apr. 15, 2010).
- Nate Anderson, Screw you, Internet? Digital Economy bill passes in the UK, Ars Technica (Apr. 8, 2010).
- Jacqui Cheng, Appeals Court Upholds eBay Victory in Trademark Suit, Ars Technica (Apr. 1, 2010).
- David Krevets, Appeals Court Sides with eBay in Tiffany Trademark Suit, Wired (Apr. 1, 2010).
- Fred von Lohmann, 50,000 New Lawsuits Against Movie Downloaders, Electronic Frontier Foundation (Mar. 30, 2010).
- Greg Sandoval, Viacom vs. Google fight heats up, CNET News (Mar. 4, 2010).
- Edvard Pettersson, Amazon.com, Perfect 10 Settle Suit Over Nude Pictures, Business Week (Feb. 22, 2010).
- David Meyer , FSB urges government to rethink copyright measures , ZDNet UK (Mar. 3, 2010).
- Eriq Gardner, Viacom will sue bloggers who post unauthorized 'Daily Show' clips , THR.com (Mar. 3, 2010).
- David Meyer, Europe 'will not accept' three strikes in Acta treaty ,ZDNet UK (Feb. 26, 2010).
- Naomi Jane Gray, Tenenbaum Tries, Tries Again: Seeks New Trial or Reduction of Damages Award, Shades of Gray: Copyright Law from Black to White and Everything in Between (Feb. 9, 2010).
- Eric Pfanner, Privacy and copyright clashes threaten Google in Europe, NYTimes.com (Feb.1, 2010)
- Naomi Jane Gray, Another One Bites the Dust: Court Rules Against Torrent File-Sharing Service, Shades of Gray: Copyright Law from Black to White and Everything in Between (Jan. 12, 2010).
- Cade Metz, Google and Microsoft sued over links to file-sharing site, The Register (Dec. 9, 2009).
- Richard Esguerra, Senator Bayh Responds on ACTA, Electronic Frontier Foundation (Dec. 1, 2009).
- Brian Stelter, Group of Magazine Publishers Is Said to Be Building an Online Newsstand, The New York Times (Nov. 24, 2009).
- Mike Freedman, Inaccurate Copyright Enforcement: Questionable "best" practices and BitTorrent specification flaws, Freedom to Tinker (Nov. 23, 2009).
- Andre Paine, CISAC Backs Action Against YouTube, Billboard (Nov. 16, 2009).
- Elinor Mills, Antitrust concerns linger in Google Books deal, CNET News (Nov. 16, 2009).
- Kathie Dickerson, Illegal movie download forces shutdown of free Wi-Fi, Coshocton Tribune (Nov. 9, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, The ACTA Internet provisions: DMCA goes worldwide, Ars Technica (Nov. 8, 2009).
- FOX News, Texas Woman Sues Facebook for Privacy Violations, FOX News (Nov. 5, 2009).
- Declan McCullagh, Congress may require ISPs to block fraud sites, CNET News (Nov. 4, 2009).
- Matthew Lentini, ISP copyright infringement policies 'unreasonable': iiNet CEO, iTWire (Nov. 3, 2009).
- BBC, Pirate Bay back in the courtroom, BBC News (Oct. 23, 2009).
- Greg Sandoval, Judge allows EMI to personally sue Robertson, CNET (Oct. 19, 2009).
- BSA: 41% of software on personal computers is pirated, Help Net Security (Oct. 12, 2009).
- Andrew Colley, iiNet says no laws were breached, Australian IT (Oct. 8, 2009).
- Andrew Colley, iiNet case to determine future of downloads, Australian IT (Oct. 7, 2009).
- Associated Press, Craigslist Wins Preliminary Ruling In Ebay Lawsuit, The Seattle Times (Oct. 2, 2009).
- Frank Russell, Youtube Reaches Deal With Warner Music, Silicon Valley News (Sep. 29, 2009).
- Associated Press, Eminem publisher takes Apple to court over rights, Huffington Post (Sep. 24, 2009).
- Peter Sayer, French Parliament Approves 'three-strikes' Anti-piracy Law, PCWorld (Sep. 22, 2009).
- Katie Allen, Elton John backs crackdown on music piracy, Guardian (Sep. 21, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Scribd sued over copyright... by Jammie Thomas lawyers, Ars Technica (Sep. 21, 2009).
- Kravets, David, Linden Lab Targeted in Second Life Sex-Code Lawsuit, Wired: ThreatLevel (Sep. 17, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, France passes harsh anti-P2P three-strikes law (again), Ars Technica (Sep. 15, 2009).
- Stephen Shankland, iStockphoto seeks profit from others' legal worries, CNET News (Sep. 15, 2009).
- Evan Brown, Do Twitter's new terms of service forsake third party developers?, Internet Cases (Sep. 11, 2009).
- Reuters, Four Members of Alleged Internet Music Piracy Group Charged With Copyright Infringement Conspiracy, Reuters (Sep. 9, 2009).
- Andrew Colley, IIA gets behind iiNet in legal battle, Australian IT (Sep. 8, 2009).
- Garry Marr, Century 21 Canada does battle with Rogers, Financial Post (Sep. 7, 2009).
- Jordan Weissmann, Internet Radio Company Says Royalty Board Is Unconstitutional, The Blog of Legal Times (Sep. 1, 2009).
- Sam Gustin, Louis Vuitton wins $32.4 million in damages from ISP over knock-offs, DailyFinance (Sep. 1, 2009).
- Greg Sandoval, Isohunt judge says MPAA has yet to prove direct infringment, Digital Media (Aug. 26, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Mininova ordered to purge all links to copyrighted files, Ars Technica (Aug. 26, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Swedish court rules TPB admins too broke to pay damages, Ars Technica (Aug. 24, 2009).
- Richard Perez-Pena, With Software, The A.P. Takes on Digital Piracy of Articles, The New York Times (Jul. 23, 2009).
- Tom Pullar-Strecker, Round 2 in copyright fight, stuff.co.nz (Jul. 13, 2009).
- Gina Keating, Power.com countersues Facebook over user data, Reuters (Jul. 10, 2009).
- Jacqui Cheng, French "3 strikes" law returns, now with judicial oversight!, Ars Technica (Jul. 10, 2009).
- Marcin Grajewski, EU Plans Overhaul Of Internet Download Rules, Billboard.biz (Jul. 10, 2009).
- John Timmer, Pandora lives! SoundExchange cuts deal on webcasting rates, Ars Technica (Jul. 7, 2009).
- Bloomberg News, Google music service helps curb Baidu's lead in China market, SiliconValley.com (Jul. 2, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Judge throws book at Usenet.com in RIAA lawsuit, Ars Technica (Jul. 1, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Cablevision remote DVR stays legal: Supremes won't hear case, Ars Technica (Jun. 29, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, British music boss: we should have embraced Napster, Ars Technica (Jun. 28, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Achtung! RapidShare ordered to filter all user uploads, Ars Technica (Jun. 24, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Transatlantic coalition calls for "halt" to ACTA talks, Ars Technica (Jun. 23, 2009).
- Nate Anderson, Record biz tries suing Irish ISPs into submission, Ars Technica (Jun. 23, 2009).
Legal Briefs / Opinions / Statutes
- 17 U.S.C. § 512.
- Tiffany v. eBay, 600 F.3d 93 (2d. Cir. 2010).
- UMG Recordings, Inc., et al. v. Veoh Networks Inc., et al., No. 07-5744 (C.D. Cal. Sep. 11, 2009) (internet-based services pertaining to user video sharing of unauthorized copyrighted material falls under the DMCA "safe harbor").
- Arista Records, LLC v. Launch Media, Inc., No. 07-2576 (2d Cir. Aug. 21, 2009) (webcasting service that provides users with individualized internet radio stations, the content of which can be affected by users' ratings, is not an "interactive service" and hence pays the statutory licensing fee set by the Copyright Royalty Board instead of individual license fees to copyright holders).
- Intercollegiate Broadcast Syst v. Copyright Royalty Board, No. 07-1123 (D.C. Cir. Jul. 10, 2009).
- SoundExchange, Inc. v. Librarian of Congress, No. 08-1078, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 14954 (D.C. Cir. Jul. 7, 2009).
- Football Ass'n Premier League Ltd. v. YouTube, Inc., No. 07-3582 (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 7, 2009).
- Arista Records LLC v. Usenet.com, Inc., 07-8822 (S.D.N.Y. Jun. 30, 2009).
- Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc., No. 08-5780 (N.D. Cal. May 11, 2009) (Power Ventures infringed on Facebook's copyright by creating an unauthorized cache copy, violated the DMCA through circumvention, and infringed on Facebook's trademark).
- U.S. v. Klimecek, No. 08-1561, 2009 WL 102128 (7th Cir. Jan. 15, 2009).
- Louis Vuitton Malletier, S.A. v. Akanoc Solutions, Inc., 591 F. Supp. 2d 1098 (N.D. Cal. 2008) (granting summary judgment for Defendant ISP as to Plaintiff's claims for vicarious copyright and trademark infringement but denying summary judgment as to Plaintiff's claims for contributory copyright and trademark infringement regarding the hosting of websites selling counterfeit goods).
- Cartoon Network, LP v. CSC Holdings, Inc., 536 F.3d 121 (2d Cir. 2008).
- Costar Group, Inc. v. Loopnet, Inc., 373 F.3d 544 (4th Cir. 2004).
- Online Policy Group et al. v. Diebold, Inc., 337 F. Supp.2d 1195 (N.D. Cal. 2004).
- In re: Aimster Copyright Litigation 334 F.3d 643 (7th Cir. 2003). (affirms awarding of preliminary injunction against a filesharing service, on grounds that network services can have liability if they don't even try to resist copyright infringement by their users.)
- Amended Brief Amicus Curiae of Copyright Law Professors in Support of Reversal, A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Circuit), via Electronic Frontier Foundation (Aug. 2000).
- A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001).
- Playboy Enters., Inc. v. Webbworld, Inc., 991 F.Supp. 543 (N.D. Tex. 1997).
- Religious Tech. Ctr. v. Netcom On-Line Commc'n Servs., Inc., 907 F. Supp. 1361 (N.D. Cal. 1995).
- Sony Corp. of Am. v. Universal City Studios Inc., 464 U.S. 417 (1984).
- Michael Seringhaus, E-Book Transactions: Amazon "Kindles" the Copy Ownership Debate, 12 Yale J. L. & Tech. 147 (2009).
- Note, Central Bank and Intellectual Property, 123 Harv. L. Rev. 730 (2010).