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June 3, 2002

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse, http://www.chillingeffects.org/

This website a joint project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, University of San Francisco, and University of Maine law school clinics offers a collection of cease-and-desist notices related to Internet websites and legal analysis of related issues. Among the topics covered are:

  • anonymity
  • Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
  • copyright
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • domain names
  • fan fiction
  • infringement or piracy
  • linking practices and policies
  • protest, parody, and criticism sites
  • reverse engineering
  • trademarks
  • uniform domain name dispute resolution

Website administrators are encouraged to submit cease-and-desist notices they send or receive to add to the database.

2008, M.G. Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington