Update: BlockShopper settles with Jones Day

In a case that sent alarms around the internet, the giant law firm had sued a startup website for supposedly impermissible linking; a judge let the suit go forward, and BlockShopper said it couldn’t afford to defend the case through trial [Alison Grant/Cleveland Plain Dealer, Ambrogi, Wendy Davis/Slate, ABA Journal, settlement agreement (PDF); earlier here, here, here, etc.]

More: Paul Alan Levy/CL&P, Ron Coleman, Sam Bayard/Citizen Media Law.

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