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The Future of Content Marketing in 3 Tweets?

Three views on the future of content marketing, as parsed from smart tweets by Joe Pulizzi....more

Court Holds That DMCA Safe Harbors Do Not Extend to Infringement Prior to Designation of Agent

The safe harbor provisions in § 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provide a mechanism that insulates online service providers from monetary damages for infringing materials posted or stored by their users....more

How new EU guidance on the Consumer Rights Directive will impact online digital content providers

Following on from the guidance note we recently published on this topic, new consumer rights have now been introduced on an EU-wide basis which affect most businesses dealing with consumers. These rights have been introduced...more

When Online Behavior Crosses The Line – The Law On Threats, Libel And Just Being Rude

A frequent question we get is what can we do about the online posting about me? Often times, the answer is not much. Lawyers can only help when the online conduct crosses the line into a cognizable cause of action. Figuring...more

The Use of Consumer Reports in Online Marketplaces

Online marketplaces increasingly use consumer reports to match consumers with retailers that offer products and services that may be of interest to them....more

Guide to Compliance with the Amended COPPA Rule

What Is COPPA? •Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, enacted by Congress in 1998 •Congress directed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, to issue and enforce regulations...more

The Cost of Convenience: charging for online contributions

On May 7, 2013, the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board (“Board”) will consider an advisory opinion request submitted on behalf of Democracy Ventures, Inc., d/b/a Democracy.com. The organization is seeking...more

In Corporate Law is Forming a Business Just Forms? #BusinessLawyer

Are you an entrepreneur struggling to decide how to form your business? You may be wondering whether you should... 1. start the business without assistance; 2. use an online platform to assist in filing;...more

The FDA Thinks Your Smartphone May Be A Medical Device

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has delivered on its promise to issue guidelines this year regarding “medical apps” that are being developed and issued daily across the United States. A press release regarding the...more

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