New York Federal Judge: Source Code Containing Author Qualifies As Identification

(December 10, 2015, 10:21 AM EST) -- NEW YORK — A plaintiff won the right Dec. 9 to amend its complaint to add allegations of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) violations, based on findings by a New York federal judge that the inclusion of a corporate name in source code constitutes copyright management information (CMI) as defined by the statute (Bounce Exchange Inc. v. Zeus Enterprise Ltd. d/b/a Yieldify, No. 15-3268, S.D. N.Y.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165073).

(Decision available. Document #16-151214-019Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of...
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