Judge Rules Databases Not Protected By DMCA

Law360, New York (March 2, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge in New York has ruled that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act does not apply to unauthorized database replication.

Advertising tracking company Inquiry Management Systems had sued rival Berkshire Information Systems after Berkshire allegedly downloaded almost 85% of the database on IMS’ web site.

A Canadian company that monitors 2,500 magazines and claims to be the largest ad-tracking service for the U.S., IMS targets its services to magazine representatives. Rival Berkshire measures competitive advertising by product, share of market, share of book, editorial ratio...
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