On January 24, 2014, in a case filed against Facebook by German consumer protection association VZBV, the Berlin Court of Appeal (“Court”) upheld a lower court ruling that Facebook’s “Friend Finder” function is unlawful. The...more
Youkers v. State, 2013 WL 2077196 (Tex. App.—Dallas May 15, 2013).
In this appeal of an assault conviction, the defendant argued that a Facebook friendship and Facebook communications between the trial judge and the...more
Is liking something expressive activity protected by the First Amendment? Does being a Facebook “friend” create the appearance of impropriety requiring the judge to recuse himself from the case?...more
A recent court decision has added support to the idea that there is no privacy on the internet.
In United States v. Meregildo, defendant Melvin Colon moved to suppress evidence seized from his Facebook account pursuant...more
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