Tag Archives: privacy
After looking at the most popular posts from 2012 in our last edition, today we look at what are likely going to be the big trends for 2013 in internet and marketing law.
Privacy and COPPA – Although this issue is not likely to dominate the general business population, privacy and COPPA will continue to dominate the media’s … Continue Reading
By now, you have probably read the uproar caused by Instagram’s proposed change to the terms of service this week. On Monday, Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, added the following:
You agree that a business may pay Instagram to display your photos in connection with paid or sponsored content or promotions without any compensation to … Continue Reading
An artist purchased old Razr cell phones and then published what he found on those phones in a new book after his original artistic idea fell through.
You can watch Andrew Horansky’s KHOU-TV story to learn more of what happened.
You can also read more on it here from Dwight Silverman’s TechBlog.
From the legal perspective, there are several issues that … Continue Reading
Yesterday, I got the opportunity to speak with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN TV on the subject of the Dharun Ravi/Rutgers webcam spying case. In our brief interview, I explain why this case received the level of attention that it did, what social media’s role was in the proceedings and what we can learn from the case. … Continue Reading
We have been focusing on the legal pitfalls you may face when you market to minors. If you are doing any business online, then you are marketing to minors even if you don’t mean to. Our last post introduced the topic and provided an example of the law’s protection of minors by not recognizing a … Continue Reading
Usually the company gets in trouble for exceeding their authority and snooping around employee’s personal Facebook and email. This time, a company tried to claim the employee violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Actfor accessing Facebook and personal email while at work without permission.
The employee was terminated and sued the company for pregnancy discrimination. … Continue Reading