Craigslist Files Copyright Suits Over Autopost Software

Law360, New York (March 1, 2010, 5:12 PM EST) -- Craigslist Inc. has filed copyright infringement suits against two software companies whose products allow users to bypass the online classified advertising service's security measures and automatically post hundreds of thousands of allegedly illegitimate ads in violation of the Web site's user agreement.

San Francisco-based Craigslist lodged dual complaints Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Christopher Meyer and Sean Meyer, as well as their companies XLR Publications Inc. and Clbotpro.com.

Craigslist, a free of charge classified ad Web site, allows...
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