The Kelly / Warner Internet Law Blog: Case Studies, Laws, News & Online Business Tips
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Dutch Court Says Linking Constitutes Infringement
A Court ruled that linking to Playboy photos constitutes online copyright infringement.
The James Franco Defamation Case Study
Actor James Franco got in a defamation brawl with one of his professors.
Are Online Avatars Protected Speech?
Are online avatars expressions of free speech? A court weighs in on the issue.
Online Poker Bills Stalled In Legislative Comittees
Two bills looking to legalize online poker didn’t make it through in time.
Golden Girl’s Parents File Defamation Lawsuit
The parents of a U.S. Olympian are suing their daughter for defamation.
Case Study: Germany Google Autocomplete
Germany’s former first lady sued Google over its autocomplete feature.
Online Copyright Case Study: MyVidster
Let’s examine an important online copyright case involving MyVidster.
Comic Loses Slander Lawsuit Over Joke
A politician sued an Australian comic for defamation over a joke.
Linking To Pirated Content: Is It Allowed?
Is linking to pirated content legal? We’ll discuss the issue from both legally and through the eyes of a file sharing website.
Online Gaming: NY Judge Says Bluffing Takes Skill
Is poker a game of skill or chance? A NY judge weighed in — and subsequently helped a NY poker organizer.
Online Copyright: NLA vs. Media Monitoring
A seminal online copyright case that determined IP standards about online press clippings & media monitoring.
Mobile Payment Processor Legal Issues
This is a short introduction to legal issues associated with online payment processors.