The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 175-Debra Bruce on new methods for law firm funding and its implications
Bjarne Tellmann of Pearson on Major Disruption in the Legal Industry
Marketing to Millennials
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Technology in Healthcare
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Compiling Successful IP Solutions for Software Developers
Regan Miller, RPLU on Cyber Risk
BakerHostetler's Tanya Forsheit Discusses Cloud Computing
Perla: LegalTech Startups Can't Fix BigLaw's Cyber-Security Problems
Competitor or Collaborator? What UpCounsel's Growth Means for BigLaw
Polsinelli Podcasts - Hedge Funds Now Using IPR Challenges
MacEwen on BigLaw's 'Hollow Middle', Shaky Vereins & Dentons in China
Special Report: The Hot-ish Swag at LegalTech New York 2015
Is the Patent Litigation Boom Coming to an End?
What is Bitcoin 2.0?
Will 2015 Bring New Regulations for Bitcoin Users?
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
If you publish something on the Internet, would it be fair if someone could sue you for it many years later?
Of course not. Because of statutes of limitation, a claimant has only a limited time period after any...more
The internet has generated countless new ways to communicate and share thinking. Some posted information is negative, which can still be useful when messages are truthful, in good taste, and constructive. But some negative...more
Amendments to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) are frequently proposed but just as frequently die on the order paper. Bill S-4, which proposed the most significant amendments to...more
In e-commerce, user reviews can make or break a business. Review sites such as Yelp are a double edged sword for merchants and service providers: on one hand satisfied customers can generate buzz about the company and bring...more
The first few months of 2015 have brought some welcome direction from Canadian courts regarding the liability of operators of websites for defamatory postings on their websites made by third parties. In plain English: we’ve...more
We have written many times about attempts to use copyright law to do what defamation law can’t: take stuff down from the internet. Because Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”) prevents a defamation plaintiff...more
Following Wednesday’s approval of the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (H.R.1560) (“PCNA”), the House of Representatives passed the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act (H.R. 1731) (“NCPAA”) on Thursday, a move...more
A California court of appeal recently decided that posting allegedly defamatory statements from Illinois on the Internet about a person living in California, without more, did not create “minimum contacts” for purposes of...more
A Pennsylvania judge in the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas ruled that the defendant blogger was not liable for anonymous posts in the “comments” section of his website, despite his active moderation of these posts....more
In Ricci v. GoDaddy.com, the United State Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a dismissal of defamation claims against GoDaddy.com, a website host, invoking the immunity and preemption provisions of the...more
The Internet is a great resource for businesses to market to clientele in both an efficient and cost-effective manner. Unfortunately, the ease with which a person can use the Internet also results in the possibility of...more
The law of unintended consequences – a distant cousin of Murphy’s Law – states that the actions of human beings will always have effects that are unanticipated and unintended. The law could prove a perfect fit for recent...more
Since the passage of the “Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act,” the supplement industry has effectively been a wild west of snake oil salesmen foisting their sometimes fraudulent and dangerous miracle cures on the...more
The Supreme Court has long recognized that the freedom of speech enshrined in the First Amendment extends to anonymous speech, noting that “persecuted groups and sects … throughout history have been able to criticize...more
In This Issue:
- Good Rep: Social Media Assets in M&A Transactions
- Narrow Vision: Did Anti-Glass Hysteria Contribute to the Demise of Google Glass?
- Forced to Cyber-Spy: Court Rules Parents Can Be Held...more
A Chicago truck accident lawyer understands that thousands are killed every year due to accidents with large trucks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 104,000 individuals were injured and...more
When drivers opt to put hands-free devices and technology in their vehicles, they often do so under the impression that they are increasing safety for them and all those around them....more
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida in Jeter v. McKeithen et al., dismissed defamation and defamation by implication claims brought by a teenager against Florida television station WJHG challenging...more
A Craigslist conviction. The highest court in Massachusetts upheld the conviction under the Bay State’s anti-harassment statute of a couple who posted fake Craigslist advertisements that caused a great deal of trouble for...more
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
Operators of public-facing websites are typically concerned about the unauthorized, technology-based extraction of large volumes of information from their sites, often by competitors or others in related businesses. The...more
Are parents now liable for what their kids post to Facebook? According to a recent decision in the Georgia Court of Appeals, they are.
The Georgia Court of Appeals held that the parents of a seventh-grade student...more
Reader comment sections have become ubiquitous to websites that host original content. They serve the interests of the website host by attracting traffic and ultimately advertising revenue, generating buzz for contributors...more
The ALRC has recommended (once again), in a recent report regarding the Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era, that a statutory cause of action for serious invasions of privacy be introduced.
The proposal by...more
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