Cyber Law and Business Practices

Seventh Circuit Awards e360 a Whopping 3 in Damages Against Spamhaus – e360 v. Spamhaus

Seventh Circuit Awards e360 a Whopping 3 in Damages Against Spamhaus – e360 v. Spamhaus. This has been an interesting case, with an equally interesting result in the damages award! Advertisements

Antispam Law Draws Backlash

Antispam Law Draws Backlash. This article discusses the stiff anti-spam law passed recently in Canada.  It also contrasts an important feature of Canada’s law, which is that it is an “opt-in” system, meaning that marketers in Canada are forbidden from just sending “cold” materials to consumers via email.  The penalties for violation of the law […]

Court OKs Private Seizure of Domain Names That Allegedly Sold Counterfeit Goods

Court OKs Private Seizure of Domain Names That Allegedly Sold Counterfeit Goods. This article is a bit dated, but still quite interesting to read.

Proposed CA Ethics Opinion On “Virtual Lawyering” In The Cyber Box

The opinion is now open for public comment.  I encourage all interested parties to do so.  At your leisure, you can download a copy of the proposed opinion from the Cyber Box at the top of the blog page.

How Android Apps (Or Other Techy Stuff) Can Get You Fired

In an era of hand held devices capable of mesmerizing you with an “app for everything,” it is important not to forget that some apps may be NSFW (not suitable for workplace)

Don’t Always Do What You (Think) You Love – A Litigator’s Perspective

Recently, as many of you know, I went through a profound career change.  After almost 12 years as a solo and small-firms consumer and civil rights litigator, I found myself in my back garden one day unable to move.  I had doubled over too quickly and blown 2 of discs in my lower back. The […]

Supreme Court Strikes Down Calif. Video Game Law

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 7-2 opinion, that a 2005 California law aimed at banning the sale of violent video games to children went too far.  Created by California state Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco), the law imposed a fine of up to $1,000 on retailers found to be in violation.  […]