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Leading Internet Case Law

Volume: 5 Issue: 5


Unwelcome rather than unauthorised” was the judge’s response in R v Lennon, drawing no distinction between the position of a single email and bulk correspondence in an alleged denial-of-service attack. A major challenge for regulators in our technology-driven society is keeping our laws within touching distance of rapid IT developments. / read more

Judge highlights inadequacy of Computer Misuse Act in alleged denial-of-service attack / read more

Court holds that the sale and fitting of ‘mod chips’ for Sony Playstation consoles does not breach Australian copyright law. / read more

Court of Appeal rules that wording of insurance policy is sufficiently broad to cover loss by electronic means / read more

U.S. District Court refuses to enforce judgment of French court on First Amendment grounds / read more

Court finds gang guilty of conspiring to defraud following phishing scam involving eBay customers. / read more

Court rejects claimant’s arguments that it has an exclusive licence in and the right to sub-license the computer system to third parties / read more

U.S. Court of Appeals finds the defendants breached end-user license agreement, and DMCA’s anti-circumvention and anti-trafficking provisions. / read more

WIPO panel rules in favour of Bill Cosby concerning registration of ‘fatalbert.org’ name / read more

The Dutch courts rule on alleged violations of state gambling laws by foreign operators / read more

Court questions the constitutionality of the Bavarian gambling law / read more

Court rules ‘Near Video on Demand’ service is a ‘Television broadcast service’ within the TVwF Directive. / read more


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