Internet On Trial

Internet On Trial

Modern Day Litigation, Cyber Defamation, and Law in Sports & Entertainment

Tag Archives: Facebook

Chopped-up fingers and bruised egos: How can I find out who posted disparaging comments about me anonymously on the internet?

Posted in Defamation, Internet & Media Law, Social Media Law
People who believe their professional reputations or personal integrity have been unfairly impugned by materials anonymously posted on the internet are not defenseless against their unnamed tormentors. Is it possible to discover the identity of those behind anonymous posts? Yes. But it’s not easy, especially if you don’t have experience communicating with the various webmasters,… Continue Reading

First Amendment Doesn’t Cover Jokes About Cops

Posted in First Amendment, Internet & Media Law, New Jersey, Social Media Law
The First Amendment is like that unwritten rule about the things you’re not supposed to discuss in a bar — politics and religion — because that’s what it’s really about. This is probably why the government isn’t in the bar business. Because of the First Amendment, the government can’t stop you from supporting the political candidate or issue of your… Continue Reading