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William S. Galkin is an attorney in private practice in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Galkin has more than 20 years’ experience advising companies at all stages of development on entering into, structuring and managing a wide variety of relationships in the areas of information technology, ...more


Another Court Takes A Shot At Finding Amazon Liable As A Seller
Several recent suits have tried to find Amazon liable as a seller under state strict liability laws where defective products sold by third-party merchants on Amazon have resulted in property damage or personal injury.
The End Of WhoIs As We Know It
WHOIS is lining up to be the first victim of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It may soon be no more.
The Net Neutrality Controversy De-mystified
The impending rollback of net neutrality has created much misinformation by various interests. Here you will find my best shot at clearly describing the background, current situation and possible future outcomes.
LinkedIn Pushed Back – For Now
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California, in hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corporation, may have broken new ground enhancing the rights of data scrapers (or maybe not), but first let’s examine the legal issues involved.
How Social Media Can Undermine Employee Non-Solicitation Restrictions
As two recent cases demonstrate, non-solicitation restrictions can be easily undermined by an ex-employee’s use of LinkedIn and other social networks.
Does Your Startup Have Its Intellectual Property House In Order?
Cutting corners early on can be costly down the line.


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With All Eyes On Comey, Does It Make You Wonder: “When Is It Legal To Secretly Record A Conversation?”
The laws for secretly recording conversions focus on 2 situations: telephone and in person conversations. There are both federal and state wiretapping laws that apply. So when is it legal?

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