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Implied Threat on Facebook Insufficient to Support Stalking Conviction

Last month, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) held that a Facebook profile may constitute a “threat” within the meaning of the Massachusetts stalking statute. However, a profile that is merely “vaguely ominous or...more

General Assembly Adds “Cyber Harassment” To Pennsylvania Criminal Code

On July 10, 2015, the Pennsylvania General Assembly adopted Act 26 of 2015, which amends Title 18, Section 2709 (“Harassment”) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes by adding the crime of cyber harassment. Cyber...more

A Disturbing Picture

It’s 2:30 in the afternoon. Trying to fight off midday malaise, you head for the break room. As you walk down the hall, you grow uncomfortable when you notice the stares of your co-workers. Your friend Colleen grabs you...more

App Law & Privacy

Several recent stories have highlighted the concerns over personal information, privacy and the reach of mobile apps. Once again, the law is labouring to keep up with technology....more

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