Christou v. Beatport, LLC No. 2010-02912 (D. Colo. Mar. 14, 2012), was a District Court of Colorado case in which the court held that MySpace friend lists could constitute trade secrets. While the names in the friend lists could be found in public directories, the court considered that the "ancillary information" of the friend list provided a means of contact with permission that was not publicly available.

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  • Christou v. Beatport, LLC No. 2010-02912 (D. Colo. Mar. 14, 2012), was a District Court of Colorado case in which the court held that MySpace friend lists could constitute trade secrets. While the names in the friend lists could be found in public directories, the court considered that the "ancillary information" of the friend list provided a means of contact with permission that was not publicly available. (en)
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  • D. Colo.
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  • Christou v. Beatport, LLC
  • Colorado Supply Co. v. Stewart
  • Gates Rubber Co. v. Bando Chemical Indus. Ltd.
  • Sasqua Group, Inc. v. Courtney
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  • No. 2010-02912
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  • District Court of Colorado
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  • 2012-03-14 (xsd:date)
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  • Christou v. Beatport, LLC
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  • The court held that the plaintiff's MySpace profile constituted a trade secret, which the defendant had misappropriated.
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  • Christou v. Beatport, LLC
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  • Google Scholar
  • Leagle
  • Brooklyn Law School: Trade Secret Institute
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  • Regas Christou
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  • Christou v. Beatport, LLC No. 2010-02912 (D. Colo. Mar. 14, 2012), was a District Court of Colorado case in which the court held that MySpace friend lists could constitute trade secrets. While the names in the friend lists could be found in public directories, the court considered that the "ancillary information" of the friend list provided a means of contact with permission that was not publicly available. (en)
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  • Christou v. Beatport, LLC (en)
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