In a case between Craigslist and data harvester 3Taps, a federal judge rules that changing an IP address or using a proxy server to access a blocked Web site violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Nearly all of Craigslist's allegations of unlawful activities, including trespass and copyright violations, survive a motion to dismiss before a federal judge in San Francisco.
The new app from Lovely allows would-be renters to see the very latest listings on their iPhone and lets them contact landlords with just a couple of taps.
Rumblings suggest the social network is considering a new classified-ad service for jobs, apartments and item sales. Of course, Facebook's last foray in this direction didn't end well.
After Craigslist sues 3Taps -- along with apartment listing app PadMapper -- for copyright infringement, the company fights back with accusations of anti-competitive business practices.
New feature emerges a month after the popular classified ads site sued PadMapper for harvesting its data for a mapping service.
Alleged action follows a lawsuit filed by the online bulletin board to prevent data harvester 3taps and apartment listings aggregator PadMapper from exporting its listings.
When a cease-and-desist letter didn't stop PadMapper and 3taps from using its online classifieds listings, Craigslist decided to file a lawsuit.
Just two weeks ago, the leading classifieds site implemented a provision demanding exclusive rights to users' posts. Now, it has quietly let it go.
Apartment listings aggregator resumes displaying listings after getting a cease-and-desist letter from the online bulletin board.