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Web Hosting Articles
    • Broadband Users Can't Sue Comcast for Alleged Privacy Violations

      Users of Comcast's high-speed Internet service cannot sue the company for allegedly violating a law that protects the privacy of cable television customers, a federal appeals court has ruled.

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    • Criminal Case Involving New Cyber-Technology Ends in Guilty Plea

      The first criminal prosecution for using the sophisticated BitTorrent file-sharing technology as part of a cyber-piracy scheme has ended with the guilty plea of a Pennsylvania man who illegally made a pre-released "Star Wars" movie available to more than 133,000 computer users.

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    • Judge Dismisses Would-be Governor's Suit Against Ask.com and Yahoo!

      A perennial New York political candidate recently lost a lawsuit brought against two websites alleging that they interfered with his "Master Election Plan." William Murawski claimed that Ask.com and Yahoo! had defamed him and violated his right to free speech through their actions, but a judge for the District Court for the Southern District of New York thought otherwise.

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    • MySpace Defeats Spammer

      We all know that MySpace.com is a social networking service that allows members to create unique personal profiles online to find and communicate with other people. However, did you know that MySpace is out there in Cyberspace seeking to root out spammers? A recent court victory shows this to be true. Read on.

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    • Personal Jurisdiction and the Web

      Another great American tradition has begun to emerge - lawsuits involving online businesses and service providers. If you want to sue someone over an online issue, where do you do it? Where you live? Where they live? In some cyberjurisdiction?

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    • Behavioral Advertising: How To Get It Right?

      Internet users tend to desire customized experiences, whereby content that is relevant to their particular interests is brought easily to their attention. Yet, Internet users have concerns about the revelation of their private information.

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    • Adding the "D" to Google Apps for Your Domain
      Getting powerful communication and collaboration tools up and running for your organization just got a little easier. That's because we've added domain registration services to Google Apps for Your Domain, a platform that allows organizations to offer tools like email and shared calendaring to all of their users -- and have them all hosted by Google so there's no hardware or software to install or maintain.

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    • Networking in a Nutshell for 2006

      We've assembled some of the top issues in the networking and storage sphere that ran in the Legal Technology Center over the course of the past year, and we offer them up so that you can relive the highs and lows that were 2006.  

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    • Why the Delete Online Predators Act Won't Delete Predatory Behavior
      Why the "Delete Online Predators Act" bill won't do much to protect minors on sites like MySpace.com and FaceBook.com.

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    • It's My Internet, I Can Do What I Want!

      According to a recent survey of more than 10,000 employees by Burstek, a provider of employee Internet management solutions, employees are roaming free on the Internet for their own personal use while at work. Their anthem in the workplace seems to be "It's My Internet, I Can Do What I Want" (perhaps sung to the tune of The Who's "It's My Life, I Can Do What I Want").

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