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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.

YouTube Fails to Protect Smaller Copyright Owners, Suit Says

Alphabet Inc.‘s YouTube LLC only enforces the copyrights of large copyright owners like movie studios and record labels to drive the site’s growth through piracy, according to a complaint filed by a purported class of copyright holders in California 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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