'Fly' Bites Back In Brokerage News Copyright Spat

Law360, New York (April 12, 2010, 6:40 PM EDT) -- Theflyonthewall.com Inc. is swiping back at a federal judge's recent order barring it from issuing immediate online reports regarding equity research recommendations by a group of brokerage firms, challenging her finding that the financial news service misappropriated the firms' “hot news” and infringed their copyrights in prior research reports.

The company, which had indicated its plans for an appeal after the March ruling by Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, said in a filing in that court...
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