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BOOK REVIEW: Civility in the Digital Age by Andrea Weckerle

The full name of the book is Civility in the Digital Age: How Companies and People Can Triumph over Haters, Trolls, Bullies, and Other Jerks.
Author Andrea Weckerle gave me a free copy* to look over Chapter 9 entitled “Legal Aspects of Online Disputes and Conflicts.”  The legal basics are adequately covered, but I found myself more intrigued by the rest … Continue Reading

My Own Tech Dilemna: IPhone coming to Verizon or go tablet?

Notwithstanding my area of practice, I have so far successfully avoided the iPhone craze.  In fact, I have managed to avoid the entire i-craze.  No iPhone, no iPad, no iPod. 
I’m not trying to make some social statement against the closed nature of Apple products.  I’ve just gotten by with other mp3 players.  On the phone, … Continue Reading

Quick Links – Vacation Style

While I love staying up with the online legal issues, I have been more focused on trying to conquer mountains, rocks and rapids this past week.
 
So, that means I will just send some links of some interesting things I’ve read while on the road.
Yelp! successfully defended its defamation and DTPA case from Evan Brown. 
Lawyers can Google … Continue Reading

Short Week – Brief Links

Are Yahoo’s cost-per-click prices falling?  From Domain Name Wire.
For my partner’s Texas Physician Law Blog by Darrell Armer, here is a story on using social media to recruit medical study participants.
Why competitor vs. competitor pay-per-click trademark litigation is so much hotter from Professor Goldman.  I’ll sue one of the search engines if you really want … Continue Reading

Book Questions Role of Technology, Government and the Law

In a slight deviation today, I will talk about the Jonathan Zittrain’s book The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It.  I wouldn’t call this a review of the book because not having written a book myself, I don’t have the temerity to “review” it.  You can find a ”review” here.  For the Amazon page on … Continue Reading

Catching Up

Because of a week long arbitration, I am still working on catching up on the interesting reading from the week. For the sake of expediency, I will simply list some items of interest from the last week.
From the Citizen’s Media Law Project, read here about a case where the judge ruled the Communications Decency … Continue Reading