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

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You still believe “private” Facebook posts are really private?

Posted in Litigation & Appeals, Privacy Law, Social Media Law
Do you post things “privately” to Facebook, which you wouldn’t ordinarily post to a public forum that anyone could access (as opposed to being limited to your Facebook friends or circles)? A few weeks ago, I wrote about the consequences of deleting something from the internet, questioning the extent to which those things are really “gone.” Very… Continue Reading

California’s “Yelp” Bill Becomes Law

Posted in Cyber-defamation, Defamation, Internet & Media Law, Social Media Law
In this age social media justice, sooner or later you’re going to have an encounter with a negative online review, whether your a business owner, or simply a consumer. It seems like it’s becoming an accepted aspect of our lives. Increasingly, however, consumer reviews posted on various Internet sites are becoming the subject of litigation.… Continue Reading