10 Popular Reads at the Intersection of Social Media & the Law


In case you missed 'em the first time around, here's a recap of well-read updates at the intersection of social media and the law, for the first half of July on JD Supra.

One takeaway based on the diversity of issues raised by this reading list (everything from FDA social media guidance to employee password protections): that's one busy intersection!

For your interest:

  1. You Posted My Medical Information on Facebook?!?!? - by Jonathan Oliff at Foley & Lardner
  2. FDA Issues Two Additional Draft Guidance Documents on Social Media - by Elese Hanson, Phillip Marano, and Brian Winterfeldt at Katten
  3. Social Media and Proxy Contests - by Enrico Granata and Qing (Jenny) Wang at Morrison & Foerster
  4. Socially Aware - Volume 5, Issue 4 - July 2014 - also by team MoFo
  5. Hulu Scores a Victory (at least temporarily) in Avoiding Class Certification - by Meredith Leary at Mintz Levin
  6. Statements Are As Important As Actions Are In Sports Too - by Michael Schmidt at Cozen O'Connor
  7. Federal ALJ Says Social Media Policy Cannot Require Employees to State That Their Opinions Are Not Those of the Company - by Parker Poe
  8. Celebrity endorsements on social media: 7 tips for navigating the right of publicity - by DLA Piper
  9. More of the Same: Recently Released FDA Social Media Guidance for the Life Sciences Industry - by Epstein Becker & Green
  10. Oklahoma and Louisiana Become the Latest States to Enact Social Media Password Protection Laws - by Philip Gordon and Joon Hwang at Littler


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