Tag Archives: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

FilmOn Not a “Cable Provider” Says Ninth Circuit

A recurring narrative promoted by the internet industry and its cheerleaders is that the old creative industry, which relies on copyright law, is “outdated.”  The major rights holders, they keep saying, “cling to old models,” pretending the future is not … Continue reading

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Prison for password sharing? Not likely.

After a ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a number of blogs and articles appeared with headlines announcing that it is now a federal crime if, for instance, your kid uses your Netflix password.  While that kind of headline … Continue reading

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Strange Rulings at the Second Circuit

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed down opinions on June 16th with two important implications—one that looks like legislating from the bench by ignoring Section 301(c) of the Copyright Act and another that appears to create a split with … Continue reading

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