By Eric Goldman Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under the Law, Inc. v. Craigslist, Inc., 1:06-CV-00657 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 14, 2006) A group of lawyers sued Craigslist for displaying user-submitted classified ads that putatively violated the federal Fair Housing…

By Eric Goldman I’m giving a presentation today on click fraud at the Stanford event I previously blogged about. My slides. Some of the points I plan to make about these slides: * there is no uniform definition of click…

By Eric Goldman Barton Beebe, A Defense of the New Federal Trademark Antidilution Law, 16 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 1143 (2006) Barton provides a (relatively) succinct policy analysis of the Trademark Dilution Revision Act. He concludes that…

By Eric Goldman KinderStart.com LLC v. Google, Inc., No. C 06-2057 RS (N.D. Cal. hearing on motion to dismiss Oct. 27, 2006) [Some other newly posted resources: Google’s motion to dismiss the second amended complaint, and KinderStart’s opposition to that…

By Eric Goldman I’m passing along notice of this event next week that you might find interesting. If you’re in the Bay Area, it would be a delight to see you there. _____ The Stanford Law School Center for Ecommerce,…

By Eric Goldman * All the media wants to do is talk about Google. All Google, all the time. Three major pieces in the span of three days: The NYT on lawsuits against Google. The WSJ on Google’s hiring practices….

By Eric Goldman I took a lovely (but wet) 30 hour trip to Portland to give 2 talks: * Keyword Law talk (substantially revised from my last talk on the topic August 2005) * Blog Law talk (modestly revised from…

By Eric Goldman Steinbuch v. Cutler, 2006 WL 3060084 (D.D.C. Oct 30, 2006) Steinbuch v. Cutler has the attributes of a modern cyberlaw classic–it’s got sex, power, politics, blogs, and sex. You may recall the story. Jessica Cutler was an…

By Eric Goldman Judge Alex Kozinski recently guest lectured in my Cyberspace Law course, which prompted me to reread Kozinski’s opinion in the Kremen v. Cohen Sex.com case. Because that opinion came out in 2003, it made me curious–what’s happened…

By Eric Goldman I previously blogged on the New York v. DirectRevenue case and the amicus brief that David Post, Scott Christie and I filed. Last week, there was a hearing on DirectRevenue’s motion to dismiss. The transcript. Note that…