Analysis

3 Big Lessons From 4th Circ.'s DMCA Ruling

Law360 (February 1, 2018, 10:36 PM EST) -- The Fourth Circuit issued a major ruling in a closely watched copyright case Thursday, offering up important guidance on Digital Millennium Copyright Act and online piracy.

Here are the three big lessons you need to know.

Just Having a “Repeat Infringer” Policy Isn’t Enough

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act provides a “safe harbor” that shields ISPs like Cox Communications from the billions in potential liability they would otherwise face over infringing behavior by their subscribers, but that protection is conditioned on ISPs sticking to a number of...
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