Software disputes with the government can trigger DMCA and copyright infringement claims

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

Copyright Case Briefs – Blueport Company, LLC v. USA (July 25, 2008), United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit SUMMARY: Blueport Co. (“Blueport”) brought this action against the United States for copyright infringement and violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”). FACTS: Blueport claimed that the U.S. Air Force infringed Blueport’s copyright on

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Twitter sued under DMCA

Dec 5th, 2017 | By
social media attorney DMCA

DMCA takedown notices – 2017 Updates.  Twitter Sued for slow take down process (90 days)   Introduction This is a case involving the Digital Millennium Copy Act (“DMCA”).  The Case was filed by FARRIMOND LAW OFFICES (San Francisco) in the Northern District of California (federal court) in 2017. Sample Allegations in the Complaint Here are a few

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Legal liability of sharing account passwords (CFAA and DMCA)

Nov 1st, 2017 | By
Password sharing legal iiability

Illegal Account Access – [Sharing unauthorized passwords can lead to legal liability to a company and its officers and directors] – DMCA illegal access and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act discussed. Introduction When you produce web based software that offers users access to your product, data or information, there is nothing more frustrating than former

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What are the requirements to file a DMCA takedown notice?

Oct 9th, 2017 | By
software illegal access attorney

DMCA take down notices explained by Attorney Steve® Introduction If you have been hanging around the internet long enough you may have heard the term “DMCA takedown.”  But what does this copyright term mean?  I will try to make it real easy with an example. Example infringement Youtube is one of the most popular sites

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Why you should have a law firm serve as your DMCA Agent!

May 22nd, 2015 | By
Internet lawyer for DMCA agent

Copyright Infringement Attorney Service – DMCA Agent Introduction If your website allows any third party content to be posted on your website you need to think about having a DMCA agent registered for your business.  There are many benefits to having a law firm serve this function.  This blog discusses our DMCA agent service for

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DMCA Illegal circumvention of access control technology defined

Feb 7th, 2015 | By
DMCA copyright lawyers Phoenix, AZ

Copyright Infringement claims – Anti-circumvention provision of DMCA.  WE TAKE DMCA LITIGATION CASES NATIONWIDE! Introduction If you are sued for federal copyright infringement, another related claim that may be brought (for example following a BSA or SIIA software licensing audit) is a claim for illegal circumvention of access controlled technology.  This blog helps define this

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