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Third Circuit: Spying On Former Employee's Social Media Account Does Not Constitute "Unclean Hands" To Bar Trade Secret Misappropriation Claim
Consider this: a former employee has just left his or her employer and may have taken trade secrets to a competitor.
United States
4 Apr 2019
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#MeToo One Year Later – Employers' Responses To The Movement
On October 15, 2017, the #MeToo movement began in earnest following a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano.
United States
29 Oct 2018
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#MeToo One Year Later – Employers' Responses To The Movement
On October 15, 2017, the #MeToo movement began in earnest following a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano.
United States
24 Oct 2018
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#MeToo One Year Later: A Viral Hashtag With Lasting Effects
On October 15, 2017, the #MeToo movement began in earnest following a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano.
United States
16 Oct 2018
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#Secrettweets: Protecting Social Media As A Trade Secret?
Social media today connects people more than ever. It can be a means to bring together long-lost friends, new acquaintances, and love interests, or the public with celebrities, sports teams,
United States
12 Sep 2018
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New FCRA Class Action Against UPS Shows Traditional FCRA Claims Alive And Well
The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has created a flurry of class action complaints in recent years aimed at employers who fail to comply with the FCRA's hyper-technical disclosure...
United States
3 Mar 2017
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Don't Friend My Friends: Nonsolicitation Agreements Should Account For Social Media Strategies
As social media becomes an important part of many companies' sales and branding strategies, issues relating to companies' ability to protect their investments in such strategies are emerging.
United States
1 Mar 2017
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Everalbum's User Referral Program Compliant Under TCPA
Photo sharing and storage app Everalbum, and other social media apps that send SMS invitations to a user's contacts to download the app only at the user's direction comply with all applicable laws...
United States
19 Oct 2016
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N.D. Cal. Judge Puts A Check On Plaintiff's Novel LinkedIn Background Check Theory Under FCRA
The law, like the technology, is still developing, which leaves employers without much guidance to determine what they can and cannot do to hire and retain a reliable and trustworthy workforce.
United States
2 Jun 2015
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Million Dollar Lawsuits In 140 Characters Or Less
It seems like every business these days—from technology start-ups to hardware stores—is engaging its customers and clients through posts, tweets and hashtags (and blogs like this one).
United States
25 Mar 2015
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Sacking UK Employee For Inappropriate Tweets May Be A "Fair" Dismissal Under UK Law
In the recent case of Game Retail Limited v Laws, the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (or "EAT") considered the fairness of an employee’s dismissal for offensive tweets.
UK
6 Feb 2015
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Tweet, Tweet: The SEC Gets Social
The SEC recently issued an investor alert to warn investors about potential fraudulent investment schemes involving popular social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, turning its eye towards investor fraud perpetuated via social media.
United States
23 Nov 2014
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Mandatory Use Of Imprint On "XING"
According to German telemedia law, each person and company maintaining an own website to sell goods or services is required to make available certain information.
Germany
14 Oct 2014
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Ninth Circuit Agrees With FTC That Online Marketing Program Was An Unlawful "Pyramid Scheme"
The legal status of many membership programs promoted via social media and spam has been called into question by a recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which affirmed a judgment that one such program was an illegal pyramid scheme.
United States
18 Jun 2014
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Oh, F*©k No: Administrative Law Judge Rules That Employees' Expletive-Laced Facebook Posts Are Not Protected Under The National Labor Relations Act
With the increasing prominence of social media, employers have been rightfully concerned about the impact of employees' out-of-work statements on the work place—particularly when it comes to the reputation of the employer.
United States
25 Nov 2013
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