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We have written previously regarding the pitfalls of online contract formation, including where website operators fail to implement website terms in a manner that requires users to expressly accept such terms. A recent...more
In recent weeks, a Texas woman — formerly the object of unwanted prurient online attention — made national headlines when she sued Facebook for the staggering sum of $123 million for the social media giant’s role in hosting...more
Q. Are customer comments posted on consumer review websites protected speech under the First Amendment or are individuals who post opinions potentially subjecting themselves to a libel lawsuit?
A. While the First...more
One author's view on how to determine the answer that may surprise you....more
9th Circuit Pulls the Shades Down on “Shine the Light” Lawsuit -
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected an appeal of a district court’s dismissal of a claim made under California’s “Shine the Light,”...more
Issuing an opinion over two years after oral argument, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled last week in Lance v. Wyeth that pharmaceutical companies can be held liable for negligence in the design and marketing of drugs....more
Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act (CDA) promotes the free flow of information on the internet. The statute seeks to ensure that website operators and other interactive computer services are not hampered by lawsuits...more
Originally published in Privacy & Security Law on 03/18/2013.
There is continued focus in China on privacy and data security issues. China still has no omnibus law, but it has promulgated some sector-specific...more
Texting while driving is extremely dangerous for those driving on Alabama roads because it is well known to be a distraction for drivers, who must keep their eyes on the road at all times in order to prevent a serious car...more
In December, citing the Communications Decency Act, 47 U.S.C. § 230 (the “CDA”), the Fourth Circuit upheld dismissal of defamation and related claims against a consumer review website featuring consumer posts regarding an...more
Providence Health System's employee took unencrypted computerized medical records on some 350,000 patients to his home left them overnight in a car. A car prowler stole the tapes.
Oregon patients filed a class action...more
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