Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts Issues

Volumes 1 - 5 were published under the journal name "Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce + Technology".

Volume 4

Issue 4 Spring 2008


Liability for Consumer Information Security Breaches: Deconstructing FTC Complaints against Businesses Victimized by Consumer Information Security Breaches

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Joel B. Hanson

No Harm No Foul: Limits on Damages Awards for Individuals Subject to a Data Breach

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Derek A. Bishop

To Mine or Not to Mine: Recent Developments in the Legal Ethics Debate Regarding Metadata

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Boris Reznikov

Issue 3 Winter 2008


Copyright Liability for Those Who Provide the Means of Infringement: In light of the RIAA lawsuits, who is at risk for the infringing acts of others?

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Karen Horowitz

Data Privacy and Breach Reporting: Compliance with Varying State Laws


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G. Martin Bingisser

Applying the Americans with Disabilities Act to Private Websites after National Federation of the Blind v. Target

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Jeffrey Bashaw

Issue 2 Autumn 2007


"Can I See Some ID?" Age Verification Requirements for the Online Liquor Store

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Boris Reznikov

Admitting Computer Record Evidence after In Re Vinhnee: A Stricter Standard for the Future?

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Cooper Offenbecher

FRCP 19: A Preferable Alternative to Traditional Judicial Rules for Determining Patent Licensee Standing


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Jeffrey Bashaw

Issue 1 Summer 2007


Employee Internet Misuse: How Failing to Investigate Pornography May Lead To Tort Liability

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Jamila Johnson

Don't Bet on it: How Complying with Federal Internet Gambling Law is not Enough


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Jennifer W. Chiang

Reach Out and Text Someone: How Text Message Spam May Be a Call Under the TCPA

The Arizona Court of Appeals recently found a business liable for sending an unsolicited advertisement email to a recipient’s wireless phone in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (“TCPA”). The court concluded that an email sent to a wireless phone constitutes a “call,” and noted that such a commercial call created the same concerns about consumer privacy that Congress intended to remedy with the TCPA. This finding is consistent with an earlier Federal Communications Commission ruling. Preliminary cases indicate that other courts may be willing to adopt a similar interpretation of the TCPA. In light of this recent ruling, this article will consider how various new advertising media and technologies may fall within the scope of the TCPA. Businesses that advertise using electronic delivery methods should consider the effect of this case on their current practices as well as any practices adopted in the future.

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Daniel L. Hadjinian

Patent Rights Under FOSS Licensing Schemes

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Shaobin Zhu

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