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Skirmish in Europe: Google Battles the Belgian Press

Posted in Copyright

In the June 2011 issue of Socially Aware, we reported on a Brussels Court of Appeal ruling in favor of Copiepresse, the Belgian association for the protection of French-language press copyright, in a case against Google.  To recap, on May 5, 2011, the Brussels Court of Appeal upheld an earlier ruling that Google had infringed copyright when… Continue Reading

Twitter Milestones, Threatening Social Media Posts, Sexyback Singer buys Myspace, and More

Posted in Status Updates

Facebook’s Motion to Dismiss Denied A federal court in Texas denied Facebook’s motion to dismiss or transfer to California a declaratory judgment suit filed by Lamebook, a self-described parody website that Facebook asserts is infringing its trademarks. New Jersey Supreme Court on Defamatory Comments The New Jersey Supreme court held recently that a person who… Continue Reading