Searching Content indexed under Libel & Defamation by Eric Sinrod ordered by Published Date Descending.
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Rating People 1 to 5 Stars on Peeple App — Yikes!
By now, most of us have grown accustomed to rating products on Amazon or services on Yelp, one to five stars.
United States
7 Oct 2015
Freedom Of Anonymous Online Speech Has Potential Limits
It is very easy to communicate freely and anonymously on the Internet. And some people believe that if they do not use their real names and easily identifiable information, they can basically say whatever they want online, without needing to worry about the impact that their Internet speech may have on others.
United States
23 Jul 2014
Perspective: Even In Net Litigation, Itīs All About Location
The Web site allows women to make anonymous postings about specific men. So it was that a defamation lawsuit got filed with respect to statements made on the site about one particular man. But the case was just dismissed for failure of personal jurisdiction, offering a signal lesson in why the details of the law matter. Let's take a closer look at the facts of the case.
United States
3 May 2007
Perspective: How Web Providers Dodged A Big Legal Bullet
Web site providers can take a deep breath. The California Supreme Court has ruled that they are not legally responsible for content posted by third parties on their sites.
United States
27 Dec 2006
Perspective: Childīs Play On The Internet?
Many parents worry that their children spend too much time on the Internet, fearing they might view inappropriate content or be contacted by unsavory characters. My hunch is that far fewer have ever considered that they might get sued for the online misbehavior of their kids.
United States
12 Oct 2006
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