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IP Ruling Against Adult Site Should Stand, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (April 18, 2017, 4:48 PM EDT) -- A group of online advocacy organizations urged the Ninth Circuit Monday to let stand its previous ruling that an adult content website can’t hold an online service provider responsible for copyright-protected images shared through the provider’s messaging service.

The Internet Infrastructure Coalition, the Internet Association, the Computer & Communications Industry Association and the Consumer Technology Association filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit on Monday, saying that relaxing the standard for vicarious liability would have damning consequences.

“Doing so would have little effect on cases...
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