Copyright battle teaches MLSs, tech companies a costly lesson

In the spring of 2012, two MLSs filed copyright infringement suits against the operator of NeighborCity.com, not long after the website updated profile pages for 850,000 agents on the site that featured agent scores and performance metrics based on their transaction history. The fallout from those cases would cause NeighborCity to change parts of its business model, but retain its core matching service ...