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Concerns About Misinformation Could Lead To Limits On Key Media Freedoms
Just about anyone can publish just about anything on the internet, without editing or censorship.
United States
8 Jul 2019
Social Media Photos, Once Again, Are Not Fair Game
For those who missed the message five years ago that social media photos aren't free to use, a new decision
United States
1 Feb 2019
Media Literacy In A Time Of Misinformation: A Q&A With Don Corrigan
"Misinformation" was named the word of the year for 2018, and it's clear we've entered a media world where separating truth from falsity ...
United States
17 Jan 2019
Too Hyperbolic To Be Believed: How Social Media Is Transforming Libel Law
The Internet has clearly changed how we think about facts and truth, as the Stormy Daniels versus President Donald Trump case illustrates
United States
25 Oct 2018
Can Social Media Posts Be Tortious Or Criminal?
Drawing the line between protected speech and unprotected action is one of the oldest issues under the First Amendment.
United States
2 Sep 2018
FTC: Even Implied Messages Need Explicit Disclosures
On the Internet, it's not just what you say, but also what you imply. Social media comments, video and image posts, and even tags and "likes," can carry implied messages, which may create legal liability.
United States
6 Nov 2017
Trump Skittles Tweet Illustrates Photo Copyright Hazards
Even Halloween candy and political messages can implicate copyright law, as Donald Trump Jr.'s Skittles tweet illustrates.
United States
8 Nov 2016
Do You Have Privacy Rights On Social Media?
Consider an individual's postings on Facebook. A Facebook user may view his or her personal Facebook page as his or her domain, a little like his or her home.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Rapper Rumble Leads To Legal Rumble Over Use Of Tweet
If you have any remaining doubts that even tiny tweets can lead to major litigation, consider the "Ri-Ri's Rumble" case.
United States
9 Feb 2016
In a world where people go online to tell friends and strangers alike how they feel about everything from their newest mobile device to a restaurant down the street, it's tough to know why opinions are shared in social media.
United States
23 Sep 2015
The Changing Faces Of Facial Recognition
The new technology of facial recognition is starting with a smile. But as it develops, people may begin picturing it with a frown, or maybe a furrowed brow.
United States
12 Aug 2015
Busting The Top Privacy Myths
But many misunderstandings persist about privacy.
United States
4 Mar 2015
Social Media Sweepstakes: 10 Things You Should Know
"How did we have sweepstakes before Facebook?" That question, which I heard during a call last week, summarizes the tremendous impact that social media has had on the use of sweepstakes and contests.
United States
5 Jan 2015
NLRB Atypically ‘Gets It Right' In Latest Ruling On Social Media
One of the topics from our "Eye on Workplace Privacy" seminar was the focus on how the NLRB has been dealing with employer handbook and social media policies.
United States
16 Jul 2014
FDA Issues Social Media Guidance
Earlier this month, the FDA released proposed two-part Guidance on Internet and social media intended to assist prescription drugs and medical device manufacturers.
United States
7 Jul 2014
Facebook's Promotional Page Terms Get A Facelift
It has been almost eight months since Facebook issued its revised Page Terms pertaining to promotions.
United States
28 Apr 2014
Welcome To Health Law Checkup, The Blog Of Thompson Coburn's Health Care Practice Group
Our Health Care Practice Group plans to use this blog to provide updates and insights on the latest developments in the health care industry.
United States
28 Feb 2014
Courtney Love, Yelp And Internet Libel: Nevermind, It’s Not A Trend
Courtney Love goes to trial, in a suit by her former attorney, based on a social media message that accused the attorney of being "bought off."
United States
28 Feb 2014
Privacy In Social Media – Is It Really An Oxymoron?
Yes, privacy in social media is pretty close to an oxymoron.
United States
26 Nov 2013
Free Speech On Facebook: You Can ‘Like’ But You Can't Threaten
Facebook communications have become the newest testing ground for free speech.
United States
30 Sep 2013
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