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Employers take note: Michigan adopts social media privacy legislation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2013

The Michigan Legislature recently passed the Internet Privacy Protection Act ("IPPA"), otherwise known as House Bill 5523. On December 28, 2012, Michigan

Social media in the workplace the good and the bad

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 13 2014

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment

Court issues decision in Eagle v. Morgan: employee owns LinkedIn account but fails to recover any damages against former employer

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2013

The ownership of social media accounts in the employment context remains a very hot topic. We've previously blogged about the the case of Eagle v

Nevada and Colorado pass employee social networking privacy laws

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2013

Nevada and Colorado recently passed employee social networking privacy laws. Both laws prohibit employers from requiring disclosure of employees' or

Federal court rules that Twitter invites and Facebook posts do not constitute impermissible employee solicitations

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

On January 22, 2013, United States Magistrate Judge Steven Shreder of the Eastern District of Oklahoma issued a report and recommendation, following

Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012

Pennsylvania federal court dismisses employee’s Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim based upon employer’s alleged improprer access of LinkedIn account: no cognizable damages

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

Ownership of company social media accounts has recently become a hot topic in the legal industry, and with its decision in Eagle v. Morgan this past week, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has added fuel to the fire

California legislature passes bill to extend social media privacy laws to public employers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2013

Big Brother can't ask for access to your "personal" social media accounts in the public hiring and employment setting except in certain narrow

Utah, New Mexico, and Arkansas pass social media legislation restricting employer access to personal social media accounts

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Mexico, USA
  • -
  • April 23 2013

Social media legislation restricting access to personal social media accounts has been a hot topic in recent months, and as 2013 progresses, more and

Massachusetts court rules that Facebook posting of new job does not violate non-competition covenant

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2012

A hair salon’s motion for entry of a preliminary injunction against a stylist was denied even though she had signed non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements with the salon, and immediately after leaving her prior employment she was employed by a nearby competitor, a fact noted on her Facebook page. Invidia LLC v Difonzo, Case No. MICV20123798H (Middlesex Mass. County Super. Court, Oct. 22, 2012