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TF1 fait une nouvelle fois condamner Dailymotion pour contrefaçon

TF1 fait une nouvelle fois condamner Dailymotion pour contrefaçon | ISP liability | Scoop.it

Le site français de streaming devra verser plus de 2 millions d'euros à la chaîne de télévision. Cette décision en appel est bien plus lourde que le verdict en première instance.

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Décision: http://static.pcinpact.com/medias/ardailymotion021214.pdf

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Cox Loses DMCA Safe Harbor but Gets a New Trial on Contributory Infringement–BMG v. Cox –

Cox Loses DMCA Safe Harbor but Gets a New Trial on Contributory Infringement–BMG v. Cox – | ISP liability | Scoop.it
BMG sued Cox for the alleged copyright infringement of its users. The court described Cox’s “graduated” policy for terminating subscribers: The first notice alleging a subscriber’s infringeme…
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Embedding social network posts : News outlets improperly used photos posted to Twitter: judge | Reuters

Embedding social network posts : News outlets improperly used photos posted to Twitter: judge | Reuters | ISP liability | Scoop.it

Agence France Presse v. Morel, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, No. 10-02730.


opinion: http://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/cases/show.php?db=special&id=256


A judge has found that two news organizations improperly used images that a photojournalist had posted to Twitter in one of the first big tests of intellectual property law involving social media.

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Perfect 10, Inc. vs Amazon.com Inc. & Google Inc., Nos. 06-55405, 06-55406, 06-55425, 06-55759, 06-55854, 06-55877 (9th circuit, dec. 3, 2007)

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European Court of Human Rights revisits once more intermediary liability

European Court of Human Rights revisits once more intermediary liability | ISP liability | Scoop.it
The European Court oh Human Rights (ECtHR) has tackled again the tricky subject of intermediary liability in the case of Rolf Anders Daniel Pihl v. Sweden. This follows two controversial previous decisions in Delfi v Estonia and MTE v Hungary. The case began on September 2011 when a blog post published by a small non-profit…
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Mavrix Photographs, LLC v. LiveJournal, Inc., Ninth Circuit, April 7, 2017

Mavrix Photographs, LLC v. LiveJournal, Inc., Ninth Circuit, April 7, 2017 | ISP liability | Scoop.it

Ninth Circuit reverses district court holding that DMCA safe harbor protects social media platform LiveJournal from copyright infringement liability for postings of celebrity photos, finding that issues of fact exist as to whether volunteer platform moderators acted as LiveJournal’s agents under common law of agency.

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-9th-circuit/1856011.html

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Hassell v. Bird, Yelp case, No. A143233 (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, June, 7, 2016 )

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state court of appeal confirms default judgment ordering a host (Yelp) to remove an offending posts (libel), notwithstanding CDA section 230.

decision: https://www.aclunc.org/docs/20160607-hassell_opinion.pdf

! appeal has been filed at state supreme court !

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Keyword ads — Only infringing if they’re confusing | JD Supra

Keyword ads — Only infringing if they’re confusing | JD Supra | ISP liability | Scoop.it
Neighbors can be helpful. Our Canadian neighbors may have just helped U.S. trademark owners who wonder about the legality of use of their trademarks in Google AdWords ads, an
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CloudFlare’s Desperate New Strategy to Protect Pirate Sites

CloudFlare’s Desperate New Strategy to Protect Pirate Sites | ISP liability | Scoop.it
Cross-posted from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog. CloudFlare has earned a somewhat dubious reputation in the online world.
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It is confirmed that a FDJ against an infringer that contains an injunction to any intermediary to stop supporting that activity, is actionable against these intermediairies, including Cloudflare, notwithstanding the DMCA provisions.

ARISTA RECORDS LLC , et al. , vs MONICA VASILENKO , et al., No. 15-21450-Civ (SD Florida, March 23, 2017)

decision: https://torrentfreak.com/images/cforder.pdf
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FTC Sues 1-800 Contacts For Restricting Competitive Keyword Advertising

For over a decade, I’ve blogged about 1-800 Contacts’ campaign to suppress competitive keyword advertising, including its legislative games (e.g., those times when 1-800 Contacts asked …
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Web Host Defeats Copyright Liability Despite Mishandled Takedown Notice–Hydrenta v. Luchian

Web Host Defeats Copyright Liability Despite Mishandled Takedown Notice–Hydrenta v. Luchian | ISP liability | Scoop.it
The plaintiff produces pornography and distributes it through paid membership sites. The defendants run ad-supported websites that allow users to upload videos, a total of 475,000 user-submitted vi…
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Vimeo’s Second Circuit DMCA Safe Harbor Win Over Capitol Records

Vimeo’s Second Circuit DMCA Safe Harbor Win Over Capitol Records | ISP liability | Scoop.it
This is an important DMCA safe harbor opinion. It’s from the Second Circuit, an influential court, and it extends the Second Circuit’s 2012 key Viacom v. YouTube ruling in important way…
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Embedding social network posts : Goldman v. Breitbart News Network, LLC | Loeb & Loeb


GOLDMAN V. BREITBART NEWS NETWORK, LLC, USDC, S.D. New York, February 15, 2018

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PERFECT 10, INC. v. GIGANEWS, INC., Nos. 15-55500, 15-55523, 15-56026. (9th circuit, January 23, 2017))

PERFECT 10, INC. v. GIGANEWS, INC., Nos. 15-55500, 15-55523, 15-56026. (9th circuit, January 23, 2017)) | ISP liability | Scoop.it
OPINION D.W. NELSON Circuit Judge Appellant Perfect 10 Inc. Perfect 10 or P10 challenges the district court s partial...20170123106
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Court Confirms the Obvious: Aiding and Abetting Criminal Copyright Infringement Is a Crime – Law Theories

Court Confirms the Obvious: Aiding and Abetting Criminal Copyright Infringement Is a Crime – Law Theories | ISP liability | Scoop.it
In July of 2016, a criminal complaint was filed in the Northern District of Illinois alleging that Artem Vaulin of the Ukraine was the mastermind behind the popular torrent site, Kickass Torrents (KAT). At the time, KAT was one of the largest pirate sites in the world, with an estimated 50 million unique visitors each […]
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String of Web Hosts Boot Neo-Nazi Website Daily Stormer

String of Web Hosts Boot Neo-Nazi Website Daily Stormer | ISP liability | Scoop.it
GoDaddy, Google and French web hosting provider Scaleway have kicked off Daily Stormer for violating terms of service agreements. Read More
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US Federal Court Affirmed UGC Platform's Immunity from Liability for Third-Party Created Content | Lexology

US Federal Court Affirmed UGC Platform's Immunity from Liability for Third-Party Created Content | Lexology | ISP liability | Scoop.it
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has recently ruled that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act ("CDA") defends Yelp from…
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Social Media Companies Should Not Forget Traditional Tort Principles Where They Fall Outside Role of 'Publisher or Speaker' | Lexology

Social Media Companies Should Not Forget Traditional Tort Principles Where They Fall Outside Role of 'Publisher or Speaker' | Lexology | ISP liability | Scoop.it
Since 1996, internet and social media companies have relied on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, 47 U.S.C. § 230, to obtain dismissal of…
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Section 230 Ruling Against Airbnb Puts All Online Marketplaces At Risk– Airbnb v. San Francisco, 2016 WL 6599821 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 8, 2016)

Section 230 Ruling Against Airbnb Puts All Online Marketplaces At Risk– Airbnb v. San Francisco, 2016 WL 6599821 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 8, 2016) | ISP liability | Scoop.it
San Francisco wants to curb Airbnb listings. It adopted a license-and-tax requirement for Airbnb vendors (who Airbnb confusingly calls “hosts”). Vendors widely ignored SF’s rules.…
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ALS Scan, Inc. v. Cloudflare, Inc., et al, No. 16-cv-05051 (UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, June 1, 2017)

ALS Scan, Inc. v. Cloudflare, Inc., et al, No. 16-cv-05051 (UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, June 1, 2017) | ISP liability | Scoop.it
In recent months CloudFlare has been called out repeatedly for offering its services to known pirate sites, including The Pirate Bay.
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tentative ruling re: co-defendant juicyads.com motion to dismiss (juidyads.com is the ad platform funding the infringer):
https://torrentfreak.com/images/tentative-dismissed.pdf

Summary judgement rejecting Cloudflare motion to dismiss re extraterritoriality , with exhaustive argumentation:
decision: https://torrentfreak.com/images/cloudpartial.pdf

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Strasbourg Court To Hear A Case About Liability For Hyperlinking

Strasbourg Court To Hear A Case About Liability For Hyperlinking | ISP liability | Scoop.it
"Strasbourg court to hear a case about liability for hyperlinking" CIS: https://t.co/oT7R1Kn8Rn #law #Internet
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Migration of European Judicial Ideas Concerning Jurisdiction Over Google on Withdrawal of Information

Migration of European Judicial Ideas Concerning Jurisdiction Over Google on Withdrawal of Information | ISP liability | Scoop.it
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Competitive Keyword Advertising Lawsuit Will Go To A Jury–Edible Arrangements v. Provide Commerce

The parties compete in the “chocolate and fruit-based gift packages” market. Provide bought competitive keywords that used the plaintiff’s trademark, including the keywords “edibl…
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Sideloading Service Defeats Copyright Infringement Claims–BWP v. Polyvore

Sideloading Service Defeats Copyright Infringement Claims–BWP v. Polyvore | ISP liability | Scoop.it
BWP Media is a celebrity photo agency and a repeat online copyright plaintiff. Polyvore is…well, I don’t really get what they do. They say the site “is a new way to discover and s…
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