So, how is copyright law doing as an online reputation management tool?
We have written many times recently about the use of copyright law to do what defamation law can’t: take stuff down from the internet. A...more
The 1st of January – a time for resolutions, for good intentions and for kind words. On 1 January 2014 these resolutions are more apt than ever as the long-awaited Defamation Act 2013 finally comes into force. So is it time...more
On July 28, 2013, Washington’s version of the Uniform Correction or Clarification of Defamation Act will take effect. Designed to give incentives to publishers and prospective libel plaintiffs to settle their disputes before...more
While the second special session is winding down (thank goodness), we will take a look at a couple more new laws impacting online media and technology in Texas. ...more
In our May 30, 2012 post on the Socially Aware blog—“Should We All Be Getting the Twitter “Jitters”? Be Careful What You Say Online (Particularly in the United Kingdom)”—we considered a variety of UK laws being used to...more
In a unanimous ruling issued on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, the England and Wales Court of Appeal held that Google may be deemed a “publisher” of (and held liable for) defamatory user-generated content appearing in blogs hosted...more
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