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!

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 patents

Mobile Payment Processor Legal Issues

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

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online behavioral marketing

Online Behavioral Marketing Legal Primer

Online behavioral marketing is a huge part of Internet advertising.

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copyright troll issues

Is There A Copyright Troll Judge?

A Washington, D.C. judge had people wondering if she was sympathetic to copyright trolls.

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elton john defamation

Celebrity Libel: Sir Elton v. Rupert Murdoch

Elton John doesn’t suffer reputation attacks. Once, he threatened to sue a Murdoch media outlet for libel.

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Linking To Defamatory Content Is A-OK In PA

Click for a case study summary that considers linking to defamatory content.

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Twitter transparency

Twitter Transparency & Occupy Movement

What is the government asking for? A talk about Twitter’s transparency report.

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sport defamation case study

NFL Scandal Leads To Slander Suit

Can an NFL player win a sport defamation suit against the league commissioner?

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cyberbullying law

Cyberbullying Defamation Case Study

Can cyberbully victims fight back with defamation lawsuits? (Sometimes, yes.)

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legal defense for hacking

Hacker Defenses: It wasn't Me!

Is plausible deniability a viable defense against hacking charges?

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