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This page contains some Internet Law and cybersecurity articles.  For additional content, you may visit Domingo Rivera’s Cyber Law and Cyber Security Blog.

  • Attorney Domingo Rivera Chosen as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” Domingo J. Rivera was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers Association is by invitation only and is limited to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Selection for The National Trial Lawyers Association is extended to civil plaintiff and criminal ...
  • Internet and Cyber Law Practice Areas Some of Our Areas of Practice Include: Internet Law Internet Copyright Infringement Internet Trademark Infringement Internet Defamation Criminal Defense Other Internet Law Issues including Domain Name Disputes, Hacking, Trade Secrets, and Internet Privacy We can provide you with knowledge and assistance of Internet Law.  You may need the services of an Internet Lawyer because someone has ...
  • Cybersecurity: Stuck Between Advanced Hackers, Government Regulators, and Liability Cyber attacks occur every second of every day. The frequency and sophistication of the attacks continues to rise. With the increased sophistication and the proliferation of corporate espionage and nation-state actors, the days of curious teen hackers trying to prove their worth are behind us. Now the threat is bigger and better financed, the stakes are ...
  • Anonymous Internet Cowards and Public Interest Law Firms In our efforts to identify the authors of defamatory contents targeting our clients, we utilize many methods. Sometimes we issue subpoenas, but that is not all we do. Our Internet law firm stands out for our use of technology to assist our clients, methods that, in my experience, most lawyers don’t even understand.  Will the evidence be ...
  • Domain Names With Geographic Designations – Trademark Law Domain name disputes and domain name litigation are important areas of Internet law.  Sometimes an individual registers a domain name containing a a geographic designation, such as the name of a city.  Whether the domain name owner enjoys trademark protection depends on certain elements.  What if the domain name registered includes the name of a ...
  • Copyright Law: Pornographers Following RIAA’s Shakedown Tactics At this Internet law firm, we are no strangers to copyright litigation. From whether website reviews are copyrightable to defending individuals caught in the RIAA’s use of the Department of Justice to do RIAA’s litigation in the form of criminal copyright infringement prosecutions.  Now the pornographers are here and they are taking a page out of the ...
  • Attorney Domingo J. Rivera wins Summary Judgment in Computer Trespass Case In another pioneer decision, attorney Domingo J. Rivera obtained summary judgment in a case involving an ex-husband accessing his wife’s email and social network accounts without authorization. There has been some discussion in the news about a Michigan man that criminally charged with with accessing his wife’s computer accounts.  Some commentators have argued that utilizing the computer ...
  • Are Website User Reviews Copyrightable? Are Website User Reviews Copyrightable? by Domingo J. Rivera , Esq. Internet review sites continue to gain popularity. Users can find a website where they can review just about anything. From whether they like the breakfast bar at a particular hotel to their Toyota’s breaking capabilities (or lack thereof), from whether their obstetrician is friendly enough to ...
  • U.S. v. Cassim: Domingo Rivera obtains first Federal “music piracy” jury trial defense victory Today, a federal jury acquitted Adil Cassim who was represented by Domingo J. Rivera.  The United States Department of Justice had alleged that Adil Cassim was the leader of Rabid Neurosis (“RNS”).  On the DOJ website, the press release alleged that “according to the indictment, the defendants, led by Cassim for a period of time, allegedly ...
  • The CDA, cyber-racketeers, the DMCA, and changes to Section 230 by Domingo Rivera <!–> Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <!> <!>       /* Style Definitions */ ...