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Nevada GOP Candidate Faces Copyright Lawsuit

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A company has sued Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, claiming she reprinted two Las Vegas Review-Journal articles on her campaign website without permission. Las Vegas-based Righthaven is seeking unspecified damages in its complaint filed Friday in U.S. District Court in...

Consultants Sue HuffPo, Say Site Was Their Idea

NEW YORK - (AP) Two Democratic political consultants say The Huffington Post's founders stole their blueprint for the popular news-and-views website, and they're suing to get what they say is their rightful credit and money. Peter Daou and James Boyce say they came up with the site's signature...

5 Film Studios Sue Hotfile For Copyright Infringement

NEW YORK - (AP) Five major film studios have filed a copyright infringement suit against Hotfile Corp., a website that lets its subscribers download from a library of thousands of movies and TV shows. In the suit filed in federal court in Miami, the studios describe Hotfile's service as "unabashed...

New York Man Adds E-Mails To Facebook Ownership Lawsuit

BUFFALO, N.Y. - (AP) A New York man who claims he struck a deal with Mark Zuckerberg in 2003 that entitles him to half of Facebook Inc. has included in a new court filing e-mails he said he exchanged with the Facebook founder. In his federal court complaint, Paul Ceglia of Wellsville said. . . . Full...

New York City Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Huffington Post

NEW YORK - (AP) A judge on Tuesday refused to throw out a lawsuit by two Democratic political consultants who allege that The Huffington Post's founders stole the idea for the online news website from them. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Ramos denied a motion by lawyers for the media...

Only 5 months left to meet your 2011 marketing goals

I received an email this morning from the CMO Council on its "Marketing Outlook for 2011." While the research study made more sense to report in Q1, it's worthwhile to use as a check-up as we edge into August 2011. The Study reports that marketing budgets are on the rise, with...

The Relaunch of MoFo Mojo (the MoFo website)

There has nary been a brouhaha about a law firm website as there was about the former website of Morrison & Foerster LLP . The Google analytics traffic stats were undoubtedly boosted by the lookie-lous, responding to friendly viral urges, "You just have to see this." Well, MoFo has...

The NLRB continues preaching to your non-union employees

As y'all know, the National Labor Relations Board has taken quite a beating recently in the courtroom. First, the Board was forced to delay requiring employers to post a union-rights poster in the workplace . Then, a federal court voided the Board's "quickie" union-election rules ....

Collaborative Website Helps DACA DREAMers: Own The Dream

" Own the DREAM is a national campaign to help aspiring Americans brought to this country as children take advantage of the opportunity to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and work permits. The campaign will join the resources of United We Dream and its partners to offer assistance...

USCIS Website Revamp

Preview the new site here .

California Enacts New Website Disclosure Requirements

By The Ballard Spahr LLP Consumer Financial Services Group A new California law taking effect on January 1, 2014, will require any operator of a website or online service that collects personally identifiable information on state residents to include new do-not-track disclosures in its privacy...

California to Require Website and Online Service Operators to Disclose Treatment of Do Not Track Requests

On September 27, 2013 California A.B. 370 [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], was signed into law. It became effective January 1, 2014. This law amends California's online privacy policy law [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], to require that websites and...

E-Mail from CBP FOIA re New Website for I-94 and Travel History Retrieval

"From: CBP FOIA [mailto: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov ] Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 3:32 PM Subject: Message from CBP FOIA - CBP Announces new Website for I-94 and travel history retrieval To: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requesters From: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) FOIA Office This message...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Website Hyperlink Alone Does Not Establish User’s Assent to Arbitration Agreement, 9th Circuit Holds

By the Consumer Financial Services Group In a case intersecting the 89-year-old Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and the digital era, the Ninth Circuit has ruled that a consumer who did not read the company’s terms of use when ordering a product on its website was not bound by the terms’...

Businesses Around the United States Being Targeted for Alleged Inaccessible Websites

While plaintiff's lawyers have been busy the past two years filing lawsuits around the United States alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related to physical barriers—including a wave of class action lawsuits against banks for inaccessible ATMs and against retailers...

Website Provided Notice That MPN Physician Could Treat at Specified Locations Only: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/26/2014)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the October 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Tynia Ayers , Petitioner v. Workers'...