Internet Traffic Kings

Internet Traffic Kings #5-6

Episodes 5 and 6 for Internet Traffic Kings have dropped. Episode 5 features industry veteran Ian Fernando.  In this episode, I discuss COVID scams. Episode 6 features Peter Day of Peter Day Marketing Agency.   Rick Bennick, President of Brand Ventures, and Brandedoffers.com a leading online brand incubator.  In this episode, I discuss the controversy surrounding…

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DC Federal Court Follows hiQ, Accessing Website in Violation of Site Terms Not Barred by CFAA

Last fall, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling enjoining LinkedIn from blocking hiQ from scraping data from its site finding that hiQ’s scraping of data from LinkedIn users’ public profiles did not violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). In Sandig v. Barr, academic researchers who intend to test whether employment websites…

FTC Announces Spike in Coronavirus Fraud, Suit Against Bogus SBA Lender

The FTC announced that its coronavirus-related fraud complaints have doubled in the last week to 7,800. The top categories of coronavirus-related fraud complaints include travel and vacation related reports about cancellations and refunds, reports about problems with online shopping, mobile texting scams, and government and business imposter scams. In fraud complaints that mentioned the coronavirus,…

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The candidate that might have the biggest impact on you or your community is not at the top of the ticket, but instead at the bottom – candidates for judges.  I often stress to my clients that the judicial system is part of a community’s business infrastructure and to pay attention to these races. I…