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Website Claims ‘Fair Use’ of Candidate Photo (access required)

A photographer has stated a claim for copyright violation for a website’s unauthorized use of plaintiff’s photo of a political candidate; defendant cannot claim “fair use” in a motion to dismiss, says the Roanoke U.S. District Court. According to her ...

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Google Immune from False Advertising Claims (access required)

A licensed locksmith that claims it has suffered a drastic decrease in revenue due to unlicensed locksmiths advertising online, cannot sue defendants Google, Yellowbook and Ziplocal for providing access to the unlicensed locksmiths’ advertising; defendants are immune from plaintiff’s federal ...

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No ‘Public’ Disclosure of Government Docs (access required)

A secretary for a local conservation district in North Carolina who suspected irregularities in the administration of federal Emergency Watershed Protection contracts awarded after flooding in 1995 may pursue a federal False Claims Act suit; the 4th Circuit reverses dismissal ...

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