Last year, I complained about the Cablevision case (see Href=http://www.cioinsight.com/c/a/Past-Opinions/IP-Law-Versus-Moores-Law/>”IP Law vs Moore’s Law”), a decision I’m pleased to see was recently reversed on appeal. Cablevision was trying to replace set-top DVRs with a centrally-managed system, a common trend in computing these days as hardware and communications improvements make hosted applications (the new term is “cloud” computing) more attractive from a cost, management, and environmental standpoint. The move ran afoul of copyright, however, and the Second Circuit struggled mightily to find a way to make the law fit common sense. Read more about Dog Bites Man - Software Edition
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