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Can Content Owners Pin Infringement on Pinterest?

"Pinterest is a $7.7 Billion Company." (quoted from Debra Borchardt, "Pinterest Is a $7.7 Billion Company," Forbes , April 16, 2012, accessed April 17, 2012, http://onforb.es/IQd1UO ). Thus spake Forbes , based on Pinterest's large and growing usage numbers . Forbes went...

Ninth Circuit's View of the DMCA Safe Harbor for User-Generated Content

In Viacom Int'l, Inc. v. YouTube, Inc . [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Second Circuit interpreted the safe harbor provisions of the DMCA that limit the liability of ISPs for storing infringing material at the direction of users. The decision adopts a broad interpretation...