The Kelly / Warner Internet Law Blog: Case Studies, Laws, News & Online Business Tips

Thanks for checking out our Internet law blog. Each week, we post summary reviews of newsworthy cases, in addition to opinions and general legal advice related to Internet, unfair competition, marketing, business / startup, intellectual property, eSports, and defamation law. Do you have a topic you'd like us to cover? Send in a suggestion!

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Dutch Court Says Linking Constitutes Infringement

A Court ruled that linking to Playboy photos constitutes online copyright infringement.

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James Franco Defamation Case

The James Franco Defamation Case Study

Actor James Franco got in a defamation brawl with one of his professors.

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Free Speech Online

Are Online Avatars Protected Speech?

Are online avatars expressions of free speech? A court weighs in on the issue.

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Online Poker Bills Stalled In Legislative Comittees

Two bills looking to legalize online poker didn’t make it through in time.

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Golden Girl’s Parents File Defamation Lawsuit

The parents of a U.S. Olympian are suing their daughter for defamation.

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Case Study: Germany Google Autocomplete

Germany’s former first lady sued Google over its autocomplete feature.

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Online Copyright Case Study: MyVidster

Let’s examine an important online copyright case involving MyVidster.

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Comic Loses Slander Lawsuit Over Joke

A politician sued an Australian comic for defamation over a joke.

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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.

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online poker case study

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.

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Online Copyright: NLA vs. Media Monitoring

A seminal online copyright case that determined IP standards about online press clippings & media monitoring.

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Mobile Payment Processor Legal Issues

This is a short introduction to legal issues associated with online payment processors.

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