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Everything written by Kristian Stout on law, economics, and more

Passive Resistance and Contributory Liability

If you haven’t been following the ongoing developments emerging from the demise of Grooveshark, the story has only gotten more interesting. As the RIAA and major record labels have struggled to shut down infringing content on Grooveshark’s site (and now its copycats), groups like EFF would have us believe that the entire Internet was at ... Passive Resistance and Contributory Liability

The TCPA is a Costly Technological Anachronism

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) is back in the news following a letter sent to PayPal from the Enforcement Bureau of the FCC.  At issue are amendments that PayPal intends to introduce into its end user agreement. Specifically, PayPal is planning on including an automated call and text message system with which it would reach ... The TCPA is a Costly Technological Anachronism