Technology Worldwide (TechWW) is a blog published by Shaked & Co. It provides periodic information and perspectives of interest to the international technology and business communities with respect to developments in technology law, licensing and intellectual property. Writers include S & C attorneys as well as guest contributors. TechWW does not provide legal advice.
We wrote about a decision in May in which the Tel-Aviv District Court found that music download site Unidown.co.il enabled and encouraged copyright infringement and ordered Israeli ISPs to block access to the site (the “Unidown” case). A month later, the Court seems to have overturned itself. In April, the English High Court ordered UK ISPs…Read more
In a recent decision, the Tel-Aviv District Court found that music download site Unidown.co.il enabled and encouraged copyright infringement. The Court ordered Israeli ISPs to block access to the site (NMC United Entertainment Ltd. v. Bloomberg Inc. 33227-11-13). Unidown allows users to download music directly from YouTube. YouTube is licensed to stream copyrighted media and…Read more
“Cloud computing” is a relatively recent buzzword, which dates back only to the mid-1990s and has gained in popularity over the past 10 years. The concept however dates back to the mainframe computers of the 1950s. Today, cloud computing refers to the sharing of a centralized server and software resources that are accessed via the…Read more