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Unchanged Password Dooms Copyright Claims for Drilling Company

Digital Drilling Data Systems LLC can’t pursue copyright claims against a competitor that scraped schema and data from a program built using an open source database, because the program wasn’t effectively secured, and the copied program wasn’t substantially similar, the Fifth Circuit ruled Thursday.

New York Sues EPA for Information on Eliminated Regulations

The EPA hasn’t responded to New York’s request for information on regulations eliminated under the Trump administration’s executive order mandating two regulations removed for every new one implemented, according to a lawsuit filed in a New York federal court Thursday.

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Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses

Covid-19 has legal teams exploring whether to turn to a rarely tested section of their contracts: the force majeure, or act of god, clause.

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