Whispers And Warnings for 09/15/2016

Whispers And Warnings for 09/15/2016

So, they’re going after everybody EXCEPT the actual copyright infringers??
Are Advertisers Liable for Supporting Piracy? That’s Now Up to a Judge…
“ALS continues that it’s not only pirating companies that are threatening and harming their business; hosting companies, CDN providers, and advertising brokers are to blame, too.”

 

A ridiculous lawsuit…
Court shields Yelp from libel charge
“Online review site Yelp’s star rating system does not make it responsible for negative reviews of businesses because it is based on user input, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday, dismissing a libel lawsuit filed against Yelp by a Washington state locksmith company owner.”

 

GOOD ADVICE!
How to blog without breaking the law
“You may feel free to share your thoughts online, but beware – a typo or a misplaced quotation mark can lead to libel action.”

 

Another nitwit files a lawsuit over a complaint posted online
When not to file a libel lawsuit
“Mr. Loiacono is entitled to tax his reasonable attorney’s fees and costs because the lawsuit was a strategic lawsuit against public participation. The Court finds that Plaintiffs filed this lawsuit against Loiacono without merit and primarily because he exercised the constitutional right of free speech in connection with a public issue.”

 

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