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Property v. Privacy By David Loundy Intellectual Property, June 2002 An interesting exploration of the ability to monitor telephone records is found in Schmidt v. Ameritech Illinois, 2002 Ill.App. LEXIS 220 (Mar. 29, 2002).
Is that boat really intended for this safe harbor? By David Loundy Intellectual Property, January 2002 One of the few parts of the "Communications Decency Act" (47 U.S.C. §230) left standing after the Supreme Court invalidated the statute's motivating provisions (see Reno v. ACLU, 117 S.Ct. 2329, 2334 (1997).)
When is “notice” really notice? Service provider liability under the DMCA By David Loundy Intellectual Property, December 2001 The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has just reversed a lower court in a decision of interest to anyone representing Internet service providers or those who work at addressing on-line infringements. ALS Scan, Inc. v. RemarQ Communities, Inc., No 00-1351 (4th Cir. February 06, 2001), available at http://www.Loundy.com/CASES/ALS_v_RemarQ.html, involved a company that produces and distributes adult-oriented photographs, and a company that provides the Usenet news service to end users, and provides Usenet news as a private label service to other service providers.
All the rage, and a significant concern By David Loundy Intellectual Property, June 2000 Use of Application Service Providers (ASPs) is a hot topic in computer technology circles, but there are significant concerns that often get overlooked. ASPs are service providers that allow you to remotely access computer software, rather than having to purchase it yourself.
Selected U.S. domain name case decisions By David Loundy Intellectual Property, May 1999 The first Internet domain name case decision was released in 1994, the second domain name case decision was a year later.
The “Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act” By David Loundy Intellectual Property, February 1999 An important piece of legislation was signed by President Clinton in October, the "Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act," passed as part of the "Digital Millennium Copyright Act" (Public Law 105-304), that affects Internet service providers and copyright holders that are infringed online.

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