Attorneys Handling Internet Law

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Traverse Legal Wins Summary Judgment on ACPA Cybersquatting Claim

After a two year legal battle, Traverse Legal has won summary judgment for an Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (“ACPA”) claim on behalf of Palace Resorts.  The Southern District of Florida found that Palace Resorts had carried its burden and was entitled to a judgment as a matter of law. To succeed on a summary judgment […]

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Legal Ramifications of the FCC’s Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality

As anyone who even mildly uses the Internet undoubtedly knows, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) voted yesterday to repeal net neutrality.  “Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers [(“ISPs”)] must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by users, content, website, platform, application, type of attached […]

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Top 4 Legal Issues in eSports

Sports have been a lucrative industry for a long time now and so the regulations surrounding them have been well established. In this new age of technology, eSports are beginning to gain traction, and since this is such a new field it is unclear what legal issues will present themselves. Already, eSports have attracted millions […]

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Top 5 Legal Issues Inherent in AI and Machine Learning

In modern times, life is less about keeping up with the Joneses and more about keeping up with the Jetsons. Technology has infiltrated almost every aspect of life, to the point where a dead cellphone feels like a lost limb. With developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning, battery-dead devices will begin to feel like […]

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#FTC Compliance Coming to #Instagram

Popular social media outlet Instagram is a known for tastily inserting (obvious) advertisements into users’ feeds, but has also become a breeding ground for influencers, such as celebrities, who post glamorous shots adorned with products from various companies.  Previously, it could be impossible to know which of these influencers were just product enthusiasts or actually […]

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When CAN you SPAM? A Quick Guide to the CAN-SPAM Act

Spam.  Junk Mail.  Technically defined as “any electronical mail message the primary purpose of which is the commercial advertisement or promotion of a product or service.”  You know, the e-mails that are building up in your Gmail “Promotions” tab at this very moment and will likely go unread.  Annoying, yes.  Useful, perhaps (especially when you […]

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Search Engine Optimization Basics

Search Engine Optimization, or “SEO”, is “the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a web search engine’s unpaid results – often referred to as ‘natural,’ ‘organic,’ or ‘earned’ results.”  Typically, websites that appear on Google’s first page, within the first five results, get the most visits.  Successfully utilizing […]

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End User License Agreements: Every App Needs One

End User License Agreements (“EULAs”) are an App’s equivalent to a website’s  Terms of Use Agreement.  EULAs are technically defined as “the contract between the licensor and purchaser, establishing the purchaser’s rights to use the software.”  Designed to limit the App developer’s liability, platforms such as Apple’s iTunes Store will not even allow Apps to […]

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What Is An Acceptable Use Policy?

An Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) (also known as a “Fair Use Policy”) “is a set of rules applied by the owner, creator or administrator of a network, website, or service that restricts the ways in which the network, website, or service may be used and sets guidelines as to how it should be used.”  Similar […]

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How to Remove Defamatory Search Results From Google

  Hello listeners! My name is Mallory Donick and I am an Internet Law Attorney with Traverse Legal, PLC.  Today I am going to be covering one of the most frequent questions I get from callers – how do you remove defamatory search results from Google?  While it is possible, removing defamatory search results from […]

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