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When Blobjects Rule the Earth
by Bruce Sterling
SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, August 2004
The last speech
Internet Law Post Prelim 1:
September 30, 2014
Defamationcompensable damage to harm to reputation
Defamation= a false statement that causes to harm to reputation
Two forms of defamation:
Slander = oral defamation
Libel = written defamation
A&M RECORDS, INC., a corporation; GEFFEN RECORDS, INC., a corporation;
INTERSCOPE RECORDS; SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, INC.; MCA
RECORDS, INC.; ATLANTIC RECORDING CORP.; ISLAND RECORDS, INC.;
MOTOWN RECORD CO.; CAPITOL RECORDS, INC., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v
HA 4890 The Law of the Internet and E-Commerce
First Class August 26, 2014
No such thing as internet law
Numerous legal subjects with new issues
Not new for us, new for the world
Unlike labor law or RE, discrete discipline body
HA 4890 - The Law of the Internet and E-Commerce
Professor: Adam Klausner
On Campus: 435E Statler Hall
Off Campus: 607-272-0800
Admin: Linda Stoker
607-255-3179, 435 Statler Hall
BROOKFIELD COMMUNICATIONS, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant,
v. WEST COAST
ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION, Defendant-Appellee.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
March 10, 1999, Argued and Submitted, San Francisco, California
April 22, 1999, Filed
NIKE, INC., an Oregon corporation, Plaintiff, v. NIKEPAL INTERNATIONAL, INC., a
California corporation, Defendant.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF
OPINION BY: GARLAND E. BURRELL, JR., United States District Judge.
BALLY TOTAL FITNESS HOLDING CORPORATION, Plaintiff,
v. ANDREW S. FABER,
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 21, 1998, Decided
December 21, 1998, Filed
JUDGES: DEAN D. PREGERSON, United States District Ju
15 U.S.C. 1125(d) - Cyberpiracy Prevention
(A) A person shall be liable in a civil action by the owner of a mark, including a personal
name which is protected as a mark under this section, if, without regard to the goods or
services of the parties, th
-UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
August Term 2000
Argued: May 1, 2001
Decided: November 28, 2001
Finally Submitted: May 30, 2001
Docket No. 00-9185
-UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS, INC., PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION, METROGOLDWYN-MAYER STU
Selected portions of the Copyright Act
Sec. 102. Subject matter of copyright: In general
(a) Copyright protection subsists, in accordance with this title, in original works
of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later
Martha Graham School and Dance Foundation Inc. v. Martha Graham Center of
Contemporary Dance Inc.
Decided Aug. 18, 2004
Before Newman, Kearse, and Pooler, C.JJ.
Appeal from the November 4, 2002, judgment of the United States District Court for the
IN RE: AIMSTER COPYRIGHT LITIGATION. APPEAL OF: JOHN DEEP, Defendant.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
334 F.3d 643; 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 13229; 67 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1233; Copy. L. Rep.
June 4, 2003, Argued
June 30, 2003
Northland Insurance Companies, Plaintiff, v. Patrick Blaylock, Defendant.
Civil No. 00-308(DSD/JMM)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA
115 F. Supp. 2d 1108; 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14333; 56 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1662
September 25, 2000,
Did 3d0 dilute Downeys
Snuggle Mark, in their
Section 45 of the Lanham Act, 15
the lessening of the capacity of a famous
mark to identify and distinguish goods or
services, regardless of the presence or
absence of (1) competition between the ow
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
ASHCROFT, ATTORNEY GENERAL, ET AL. v.
FREE SPEECH COALITION ET AL.
CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH
No. 00-795. Argued October 30, 2001-Decided April 16, 2002
The Child Porn
NEXANS WIRES S.A. and LACROIX & KRESS GmbH, Plaintiffs, Vs.
SARK-USA, INC. and SARKUYSAN ELEKTROLITIK BAKIR SANAYII VE
TICARET A.S., Defendants.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW
May 25, 2004, Decided
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
United States of America (00-3150),
Pin Yen Yang, a/k/a P. Y. Yang, a/k/a P. Y. Young; Four Pillars Enterprise Company, Ltd.
(00-3125); Hwei Chen Yang, a/k/a Huen Chan Yang, a/k
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF
[Hon. Gene Carter, U.S. District Judge]
Boudin, Circuit Judge,
Coffin and Bownes, Senior Circuit Judge
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Appellee, v. ROBERT TAPPAN MORRIS,
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
928 F.2d 504; 1991 U.S. App. LEXIS 3682
December 4, 1990, Argued
March 7, 1991, Decided
JUDGES: Jon O. Newma
Nineteen Individuals Indicted in Internet Carding' Conspiracy
Shadowcrew Organization Called One-Stop Online Marketplace for Identity Theft'
WASHINGTON, D.C. Attorney General John Ashcroft, Assistant Attorney General
Christopher A. Wray of the Criminal Di
Howard Stern, Plaintiff, v. Delphi Internet Services Corporation,
INDEX NO.: 122219/94, SEQUENCE NO.: 001
SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK COUNTY
165 Misc. 2d 21; 626 N.Y.S.2d 694; 1995 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 197; 23 Media L.
April 20, 1
TIMOTHY R. McVEIGH, Plaintiff, v. WILLIAM S. COHEN, et al., Defendants.
Civil Action No. 98-116
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
983 F. Supp. 215; 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 790; 75 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA)
January 26, 1998, De
Peter D. Junger, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. William Daley, United States
Secretary of Commerce, et al., Defendants-Appellees.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
209 F.3d 481; 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 6161; 2000 FED App. 0117P (6th C
The stored communication portion of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act
("ECPA"), 18 U.S.C. 2701-2712, creates statutory privacy rights for customers and
subscribers of computer network service providers.
In a broad sense, ECPA "fills in the gaps" l
THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1998
U.S. Copyright Office Summary
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)1 was signed into law by
President Clinton on October 28, 1998. The legislation implements two 1996 World
9 July 2000
Senate Judiciary Committee
Hearing regarding the future of intellectual property in the digital age
using music as an analog for all types of intellectual property
Utilitarian view of intellectual property and music on the Intern
YAHOO! INC., a Delaware corporation, Plaintiff-Appellee,
LA LIGUE CONTRE LE RACISME ET L' ANTISEMITISME, a French association; L'
UNION DES ETUDIANTS JUIFS DE FRANCE, a French association, DefendantsAppellants.
United States Court of Appeals
KENNETH M. ZERAN, Plaintiff-Appellant,
AMERICA ONLINE, INCORPORATED,
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
129 F.3d 327; 1997 U.S. App. LEXIS 31791; 25 Media L. Rep. 2526; 10 Comm.
Reg. (P & F) 456
ZIPPO MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Plaintiff,
ZIPPO DOT COM, INC., Defendant.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF
952 F. Supp. 1119; 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1701; 42 U.S.P.Q.2D
January 16, 1997, Decided