Wed 9/19 on CLBR #72: Cal Spam Law, Google, Islam and Censorship

NEXT CYBER LAW AND BUSINESS REPORT WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2012 10AM – 11AM PACIFIC ON WEBMASTERRADIO.FM SEGMENT 1:  JOHN DU WORS and LEEOR NETA talk about their successful effort to have the California Spam Law declared unconstitutional as preempted by Federal law. Backgrounder SEGMENT 2: JILLIAN YORK, the Director of International Freedom of Expression, Electronic Frontier…

Next on CLBR Cyber Bill of Rights and World Day Against Censorship

SEGMENT ONE: IAB’S MIKE ZANEIS TALKS ABOUT PRIVACY BILL OF RIGHTS Mike Zaneis is the Vice President of Public Policy for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Mike joined IAB in January of 2007 and is the head of the Washington, D.C. office. In this role he develops and manages the interactive advertising industry’s legislative, regulatory,…

Cal Court of Appeal Decision Questions Use of Private Domains for Email

In Balsam v Trancos (Cal. Ct. App. Nos.  A128485, A129458 – February 24, 2012), the Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s $7,000 judgment in favor of notorious spamigator Dan Balsam under California’s anti-spam law (Business & Professions Code Section 17529 et seq.)  It is the only case under the statute to actually go to trial…

In the Courts: Email Litigation, FTC Enforcement, Righthaven’s Losing Streak and More

Michigan Email Law Preempted Under CAN-SPAM A Michigan Federal Court dismissed a complaint under Michigan’s commercial email statute finding that it was preempted by the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.  As interpreted, the federal law only permits state regulation dealing with material  falsity or deception in emails, but the court found that the Michigan law was…

In the Courts: Asis “No Mas”, P2P Privacy, Betcha.com Folds, Lexmark Offensive and MySpace Moms

  ASIS DECLARES “NO MAS” P2P PRIVACY, BETCHA.COM FOLDS LEXMARK OFFENSIVE AND MYSPACE MOMS Asis Declares “No Mas”, Calls It Quits As reported previously, a court ordered Asis Internet Service (a spamigator that had brought more than 20 spam-oriented lawsuits) to pay over $800,000 in attorneys fees for bringing a CAN-SPAM action against Azoogle based…