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September 15, 2016

Partner Stacey Gilman on New Era of Copyright Liability for ISPs

A recent ruling by a federal court in Virginia has people talking again about a subject that hasn’t gotten much attention since AOL mailed out its last free-trial cd: the potential liability of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for their subscribers’ online copyright infringement. For nearly two decades, ISPs have been enjoying largely worry-free “safe harbor” protection from such liability under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).  Some are now wondering if ISPs need to start worrying.

For the full article by Stacey Gilman, click here.