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Case to Watch: Goldman v. Breitbart, involving embedded Tweets of Tom Brady recruiting Kevin Durant in the Hamptons

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

The Southern District of New York has teed up an important copyright issue for interlocutory appeal, which could create a circuit split with the Ninth Circuit’s 2006 decision in Perfect 10, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc. On March...more

Cryptocurrency Pays Price for Alleged Harm With Ad Ban

Already the target of state and federal regulators, cryptocurrency is now being phased out of online advertising and social media....more

Showdown at SCOTUS Looms as SDNY Judge Certifies Her Opinion on Embedded Tweets for Interlocutory Appeal

by Wilson Elser on

On February 15, 2018, U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest rejected defendants’ motion for partial summary judgment in a case involving the embedding of an image online and called into question the applicability and...more

Can embedding a tweet make you a copyright infringer?

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

Is it illegal to use an embedded link that causes an image on another website to appear on your site? Well, it depends on the court. A federal judge in New York recently held that online publishers who embed tweets that...more

Social Media And Content Creation With A Purpose: Less Filler, More Substance

by Blattel Communications on

If professional services firms really care about their content readers and their long-term value proposition to them, I urge them to consider this concept: Slow News. This is content that has taken time to develop, that has...more

Use the Features that Make the Fake News Fly

There is an old saying attributed to Mark Twain, that “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting its shoes on.” Based on a recent large-scale MIT study, that turns out to be pretty accurate....more

When Social Media Use Is Conditional On Terms And Conditions

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

In the age of social media, new platforms struggle to dethrone the reigning kings of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. But one application, Vero, has gained traction in its attempt to replace Instagram. Launched in 2015,...more

Embedding Tweets May Be Copyright Infringement

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

Most companies understand they should obtain a license before using a photograph in an advertising campaign or on printed materials. And yet companies may not think twice about embedding images from a tweet or social media...more

The E-Discovery Digest - March 2018

The ninth edition of The E-Discovery Digest focuses on recent decisions addressing the scope and application of the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine, spoliation, and discovery responses....more

What’s New in Clearview Social: Multiple Company Accounts

by Adrian Dayton on

It has been quite awhile since we’ve posted an entry in the What’s New in Clearview Social series, but we’re coming back strong with a new entry today for a long-awaited feature—Multiple Company Accounts has arrived! For...more

Embedded Tweets Violate Exclusive Display Right, Setting Up Possible Showdown at SCOTUS, and Cause Uncertainty for Website...

by Wilson Elser on

Finding that drafters of the Copyright Act amendments in 1976 foreshadowed the technological advances that were coming, on February 15, 2018, U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest rejected defendants’ motion for partial...more

One Hashtag at a Time: Twitter’s Versatile Tool Is Put to Work in the Legal Industry

We have previously examined the evolving role of the hashtag in intellectual property law, particularly trademark law. While the nuances of the symbol’s existence and use protections continue to be ironed out by the courts...more

From Snaps to Tweets: The Craft of Social Media Discovery

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Social media may contain a treasure trove of evidence bearing on claims in litigation, but parties must take care to tailor their discovery requests to information that is both relevant and proportional to the needs of the...more

Social Media Bots Are Here

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

Social media bots may seem like a futuristic phenomenon or something belonging only in the TV series “Homeland,” but they’re already here affecting businesses and individuals online. Last month, the New York Times reported...more

Threaded Tweets Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

by Adrian Dayton on

Have you ever gone on a Twitter rant? We’ve all been there. You have too much to say and it won’t condense nicely into a single tweet....more

Federal Judge Rules Embedded Tweet Violated Copyright

In a surprising ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Katherine B. Forrest, recently ruled that several news organizations and publishers violated a photographer’s copyright when they “embedded” a photo from Twitter on their...more

Ethical Issues in Using Social Media

by Epiq on

Why should lawyers care about social media, and whether they are using it ethically? Obviously, lawyers should be concerned about compliance with ethical requirements in everything they do, but there may be some hidden...more

Question Mark Leaves Court Questioning Defamation Claim

Demonstrating the power of punctuation, actor James Woods dodged a Twitter defamation suit after a federal court judge found that his use of a question mark meant his tweet was not a false statement of fact and merely invited...more

Saved By Punctuation: James Woods Escapes Liability For A Question Mark

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

A federal judge in the Southern District of Ohio recently dismissed a case against actor James Woods over a tweet he posted during the 2016 presidential campaign. Woods, the outspoken conservative actor best known for his...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Volatility was again the name of the game on Thursday in the US markets, which closed down nearly 4% again and headed into official “correction” territory....more

Best Times to Post on LinkedIn

by Adrian Dayton on

In the nature of good, better, best; it is good to post to social media, it is better to share relevant and timely content, and it is best to do the latter all while sharing at the most high traffic times of the day! There is...more

Battling Bots on Social Media

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

In the world of social media, a person’s power is often measured in terms of followers. More followers means the ability to influence more people. Companies who work with influencers understand this and often base...more

News of Note for the Internet-Minded – Bots, Bots and More Bots

Bots get purged, bots hijack the IoT, bots come to your emotional rescue and more! (There is some non-bot news, as well.) Burger King goes political (and viral) with a video weighing in on the debate over Net Neutrality. ...more

Tenth Circuit Leaves Unresolved When Off-Campus Social Media Posts Can Subject Students to Discipline

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit’s recent opinion in Yeasin v. Durham, No. 16-3367, 2018 WL 300553 (10th Cir. Jan. 5, 2018), addresses the “tension between some students’ free-speech rights...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

EU regulatory officials have fined chipmaker Qualcomm $1.2 billion after a 2-year investigation into anti-competition allegations involving payments made to Apple....more

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