Oracle Consulting Oracle Training Oracle Support Development
Home
Catalog
Oracle Books
SQL Server Books
IT Books
Job Interview Books
eBooks
Rampant Horse Books
911 Series
Pedagogue Books

Oracle Software
image
Write for Rampant
Publish with Rampant
Rampant News
Rampant Authors
Rampant Staff
 Phone
 800-766-1884
Oracle News
Oracle Forum
Oracle Tips
Articles by our Authors
Press Releases
SQL Server Books
image
image

Oracle 11g Books

Oracle tuning

Oracle training

Oracle support

Remote Oracle

STATSPACK Viewer

Privacy Policy

 

   
 

ss

Oracle Tips by Burleson 

Web Stalkers
Chapter 6 -
Cyber Theft

Laws Against Plagiarism

their complaint […] claims that Dastar's sale of Campaigns “without proper credit” to the Crusade television series constitutes “reverse passing off” in violation of § 43(a) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1125(a)

In this case, the U.S. Supreme court doubled the amount of the damages.  When plagiarism is intentional and with malice, courts are allowed to impose punitive damages, doubling and even tripling the amount of the actual damage to punish the plagiarist:

“The ultimate test […] is whether the public is likely to be deceived or confused”.

The court awarded Dastar's profits to respondents and doubled them pursuant to § 35 of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1117(a), to deter future infringing conduct by petitioner.

Another common type of Internet theft is cybersquatting.  The next section details how cybersquatters are punished by the U.S. courts.

Cybersquatting

Cybersquatting is the illegal appropriation of protected website names, URLs, content, trademarks or copyrighted material.  The U.S. Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), which was passed into law in November 1999, contains a provision that allows judges to order large damage awards against cybersquatters.  This ACPA defined cybersquatting as:

“registering or using with a bad faith intent to profit a domain name that is confusingly similar to a registered or unregistered mark or dilutive of a famous mark.”


The above text is an excerpt from:

Web Stalkers
Protect yourself from Internet Criminals & Psychopaths
ISBN 0-97-45993-9-5

by Donald K. Burleson, Stephen Andert
 

http://www.rampant-books.com/book_2004_2_stalkers.htm


Download your Oracle scripts now:

www.oracle-script.com

The definitive Oracle Script collection for every Oracle professional DBA

Linux Oracle commands syntax poster

ION Oracle tuning software

Oracle data dictionary reference poster



Oracle Forum

BC Oracle consulting support training

BC remote Oracle DBA   

 

   

 Copyright © 1996 -2016 by Burleson. All rights reserved.


Oracle® is the registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. SQL Server® is the registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. 
Many of the designations used by computer vendors to distinguish their products are claimed as Trademarks