Thursday, August 30, 2012
In December of last year, we spoke to lawyer Mark Lemley, who was representing a Spanish sports website called Rojadirecta, which had it's domain names seized by the US Government. Rojadirecta, a Spanish website, was accused of knowingly allowing users to post links to infringing content. But according to Wired, yesterday, the U.S. Government quietly dropped their case against Rojadirecta.
Here's our interview with Lemley:
Friday, December 09, 2011
Since the summer of 2010, the US Office of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been seizing the domain names of websites around the world that it believes have engaged in copyright infringement or sold counterfeit goods. Mark Lemley, a lawyer defending one of the websites seized by the government, talks to Bob about whether ICE has the legal authority to make these seizures and how they might be netting sites that haven't done anything wrong.
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