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Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Free Nationwide WiFi: Myths & Facts
Attorney Michelle Cohen: Increased Federal Enforcement of Mobile Commerce in 2013
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
FCC to Create Free National Super WiFi Network? Not Anytime Soon—Dana Frix
Corporate Law Report: Managing Cyber Risks, BYOD, Obama's NLRB Crisis, Iran Sanctions, and More
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Corporate Law Report: Economic Espionage Act, Top FCPA Enforcement Actions, Trademark Audits, and More
Blogging for Lawyers
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Corporate Law Report: Mobile App Privacy, HR & the FCPA, Insider Trading, First Sale Doctrine, More
Filmmaker's Lawyer Asserts Privilege to Oppose NYC Subpoena
The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue, a group of eight telecommunications companies, recently published a set of Guiding Principles on freedom of expression and privacy. Originally formed in 2011, the Industry Dialogue...more
In 2008, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) was amended, broadening the surveillance powers of the federal government with respect to communications outside of the United States. In Clapper v. Amnesty...more
Full text copy of President Obama's executive order calling for greater protections against cybersecurity risks, as mentioned in his Feb 12, 2013, State of the Union address.
The order is meant to bring more security and...more
Happy New Year. So much has happened while you spent the holidays undoubtedly velobinding and wrapping the 2012 archives of this blog for your friends and loved ones. So I thought I’d welcome everyone back by updating some...more
The California legislature was particularly busy this past session in enacting new laws that directly affect employers in 2013. The new laws address a wide variety of topics, including social media protections for employees;...more
On November 15, 2012, the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference (SOGIC) of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) held a seminar on “Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Managing Personal Privacy and Reputational...more
In This Issue:
- When Social Media Becomes Anti-Social
- SB1255: A New Law That Lacks Common Sense
- Employees Given Greater Access to Personnel Records
- New Law Halts Explicit Mutual Wage Agreements
Federal law enforcement officials have dramatically increased their monitoring of telephones and email and network data, the ACLU reported. The finding was based on responses by the Justice Department to Freedom of...more
The paper is about a new stream called Gamification. Gamification has both risks & chances in its' concept for mankind. İt can be used to help you do daily jobs by having fun and on the other hand it can be used to...more
If you believe you may have a claim for violation of your privacy rights or are a party to a court case that involves the right to privacy, you may what to give this post a read.
Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr.,...more
These are the days of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, IM, MMS and SMS. We blog, we tweet, we post, we follow, we like, we comment, we pin, we text—and while doing so, we have blurred the lines between...more
In This Issue:
Wyndham's Misrepresentations About Security Lead to FTC Suit; Consumer Groups Take Aim at Claritin's Ad Campaign; Facebook "Likes" California AG's App Agreement; ADA Applies to Online Businesses, Court...more
Police agencies across the country requested over 1.3 million cell phone records in 2011, according to data provided to Congress by mobile companies. What the police can and can’t ask for without a warrant is still an...more
Maryland recently became the first state in the country to ban employers from asking both employees and job applicants for their social media passwords. The bill, which passed both houses of Maryland’s legislature, is...more
April 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a new bill that attempts to...more
The government could be tracking your every move, and there’s little you can do to stop it – or even to find out who is watching – according to a recent investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union.
By Krystina Steffen, staff In Good Practice writer – August 24, 2011
States have laws that must be applied when police search a car or a home, including obtaining a warrant to legally search these places. But with new...more
IN THIS PRESENTATION
• Social Media Overview
-- The Rise of Social Media Use
-- What's Next?.....
• Legal Considerations for Employers
-- Laws Implicated
-- Background Checks -...more
Quentin Bargate, Senior Partner of the City of London law firm Bargate Murray, and a solicitor for nearly 29 years, comments on the Max Mosley case and whether there is a need for a well-crafted privacy law in England...more
Paul Levy of Public Citizen is the primary author of this brief. This description is taken from Public Citizen's website (http://www.citizen.org/litigation/forms/cases/getlinkforcase.cfm?cID=655).
Jermaine Hall, the...more
In Holmes v. Petrovich Development Company, plaintiff Gina Holmes sued her former employer for sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, violation of the right to privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional...more
Whether it is the creation of instant stardom for a homeless man (the “voice” Ted Williams) through a viral YouTube video, or the tweeting of a congresswoman’s imminent meeting in a parking lot and subsequent tweeting of the...more
*Why you should be concerned about social media
*Best practices for drafting and implementing a social media policy
*Legal Issues – “Similar Issues, New Platforms”
..(1) Association Use of On-line...more
*Tools of the Trade
*Why employees use social media
*Why you should be concerned that employees use social media
*Best practices for drafting and implementing a social media...more
In response to an article on my blog about the bankruptcy loan modification bill that was recently defeated, I received a comment from someone calling herself "Bad Biz Finder". The commenter accused the Parsa Law Group, a...more
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