Tag Archives: Blocking

EFF & PK: Government Still Blocking Information on Secret IP Enforcement Treaty

Broken Promises from the Obama Administration Keep Americans in the Dark About ACTA. Public interest groups today called on the US government to stop blocking the release of information about a secret intellectual property trade agreement with broad implications for … Continue reading

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False advertising & TM fail as workarounds to 230 for software blocking

PC Drivers Headquarters, LP v. Malwarebytes Inc., 2019 WL 1061739, No. 18-cv-05409-EJD (N.D. Cal. Mar. 6, 2019)PC Drivers alleged that Malwarebytes’ malware detection software wrongfully categorized PC Drivers’ “technical support” software as malware or a “Potentially Unwanted Program” (PUP), generating … Continue reading

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Alaska Supreme Court upholds decision blocking restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortions

Jurist (Feb. 18, 2018): Alaska Supreme Court upholds decision blocking restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortions, by Jordan Ross: The Alaska Supreme Court last week upheld a prior decision preventing the implementation of a 2013 regulation limiting Medicaid coverage of… … Continue reading

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Another Politician Probably Violated the First Amendment By Blocking a Constituent on Twitter–Campbell v. Reisch

I’m shaking my head at how many politicians block their constituents on social media. What a terrible practice. Today’s case is particularly mind-blowing. Rep. Reisch is a representative in the Missouri House of Representatives tweeting @CheriMO44. The court describes the allegations: … Continue reading

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The UK passes new Order making it a criminal offence to breach the EU Blocking Statute

By Sam Fowler-Holmes and Fiona Luong UK companies who are trading or are considering trading with Iran may now face potential criminal penalties for breaching the EU Blocking Statute, underscoring the need to carry out due diligence in order to best manage their … Continue reading

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