Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update -- Vol. 3, Issue 4 -- August 2012

more+
less-

In This Issue:

“You Have One New Lawsuit”: Can You Serve Legal Notice Through Social Media?; We’ve Come for Your Tweets: Twitter to Appeal Denial of Its Motion to Quash District Attorney’s Subpoena; The NLRB Weighs In (Again) on Social Media Policies; Look Before You Leap: Amazon Web Services Customers May Be Subject to an IP Covenant Not to Sue; Face Off: Consumer Sues Hockey Team Over Text Messages; The Social Media Experiment: Challenges for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers; What, What (in the Court): South Park Studios Shielded by Fair Use for Viral Video Parody; California Attorney General Creates Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit; and Increased Enforcement Likely.

Excerpt from “You Have One New Lawsuit”: Can You Serve Legal Notice Through Social Media?

Can a litigant be served via social media? On June 7, 2012, in Fortunato v. Chase Bank, a federal district court ruled that defendant Chase Bank could not use Facebook to serve a third-party defendant with the complaint that Chase had filed against her.

Please see full issue below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.