Use examples from the readings, lecture notes and outside research to support your answers. The assignment must be a minimum of 2-full pages in length with a minimum of 2 – outside sources. APA guidelines for citing and referencing source.
1. Should dissatisfied consumers have the right to establish gripe sties that use the trademark of the offending company in the domain name? How likely is it that consumers will be confused as to the “origin, sponsorship, or approval” of the gripe site by the offending company? Whether or not you think that confusion is likely, should a gripe site be considered to tarnish the targeted company’s trademark and thereby violate the Federal Trademark Dilution Act? Why or why not?
2. It is common practice for recipients of email messages to sometimes forward those messages to others. Does such forwarding constitute copyright infringement? In your answer, be sure to specify which, if any, of the exclusive rights may have been violated by the act of forwarding and whether the doctrine of fair use applies. What remedies, if any, might a successful plaintiff be able to obtain
3. Read the following laws and standards:
Develop a plan for an imagined “online payment company” to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley law and implement the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)