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Major Record Labels file Copyright Suit Against YouTube-MP3.org

Posted in E-Commerce, E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Technology News & Events

YouTube is a well-known video sharing website that allows users to view, upload, share, rate, and comment on videos.  Generally, the user streaming the video from YouTube cannot download, copy, or save the video. Stream ripping allows users to save streamed media from websites, such as YouTube.  YouTube-MP3.org provides an online stream ripping service that… Continue Reading

Adam Carolla Gets It On with Personal Audio Settlement

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Intellectual Property Litigation, Technology News & Events

As part of their settlement, Adam Carolla and Personal Audio LLC agreed to not make any public statements concerning their patent infringement lawsuit until September 30th.[1]  On Wednesday’s podcast, Adam Carolla and Mike August, a former attorney, discussed the lawsuit and the settlement that was reached between Carolla and Personal Audio.[2] Personal Audio had filed… Continue Reading

API Protection Under Copyright Is Upheld by Federal Circuit

Posted in Development & Commercialization of Technology, E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Intellectual Property, Technology News & Events, Technology Transactions, Uncategorized

There has been a lingering, divisive question in the software industry as to whether application programming interfaces (APIs) are entitled to copyright subject matter protection.  Critics argue that this type of source code is functional in nature and, as such, should not be protected by copyright. However, in Oracle America, Inc. v. Google, Inc., CAFA… Continue Reading

The Adam Carolla Show v. Patent Trolls

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Intellectual Property Litigation, Technology News & Events, Technology Transactions

The Adam Carolla Show was sued last year in the Eastern District of Texas by a company claiming that Carolla’s podcasts violate their patent.  Rather than bend over and settle out of court with the claimant, Adam Carolla has taken a stance against the so-called patent troll. Earlier this year, Julie Samuels made an appearance… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing: Healthcare Issues in a Digital Age – (Part Two)

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Healthcare, Technology Transactions

Hospitals and health care providers must often look to third party vendors offering cloud computing solutions, but are these companies well-prepared to meet the HIPPA / HITECH Act privacy and security requirements as well as other Federal rules, regulations and ordinances applicable to the commerce in the cloud?   Key concerns are privacy and security, as… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing: Healthcare Issues in a Digital Age – (Part Three)

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Healthcare, Technology Transactions

What are the challenges of PII data storage and privacy on cloud computing platforms?  How does a healthcare organization work with cloud computing vendors to address key information security and privacy compliance issues?  What are strategies for addressing the HIPPA privacy and security legal requirements and public trust concerns while in the cloud? One key… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing: Healthcare Issues in a Digital Age – (Part One)

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Healthcare, Technology Transactions

Cloud computing has garnered attention in the healthcare industry as a primary way to achieve electronic medical records compliance while reducing IT costs.   Cloud computing is all about DATA in a virtual work.   With cloud network-based services, healthcare organizations can distribute computing over a network of real and virtual servers scalable to process large volumes… Continue Reading