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Arizona Appellate Court: republication of alleged internet defamation restarts statute of limitations
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

On Aug. 19, an Arizona appellate court ruled that republication of allegedly libelous remarks on the internet restarted the clock on the state's one


Subpoenas, forensic exams and cyber investigation: how to identify anonymous or unknown internet posters
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2014

It is no secret that people are more comfortable publishing harmful statements on the internet when their identities are masked. As such, the sources


White paper (pdf) in-house counsel guidebook: how to handle internet defamation and online reputation attacks
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

Online reputation attacks have become one of the easiest and most impactful mechanisms for individuals and companies to cause serious damage to


Competitor defamation: how to overcome damaging content posted online by competitors
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2014

Today, anyone who wants to cause damage to a business can easily do so simply by going online and harming them in one of many different ways. Online


Reddit ‘rarely’ removes defamation, other harmful or offensive content
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

If given the opportunity, anyone that has been defamed on Reddit would surely "downvote" the popular website for its policy on defamation removal


Federal judge: company may unmask anonymous internet posters via subpoenas
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

On July 11, tech news website Ars Technica published a short post about a federal district court judge in Washington who recently granted a company's


How to remove defamatory reviews from Yelp
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

Based on third quarter data from 2013, more than one-in-five Yelp reviews earned two or fewer stars on the website's five-star scale. Of the


Ripoff Report removal strategies: how to deal with false and damaging Ripoff Report posts
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Everyone has heard the saying "the customer is always right." Taken a bit out of context, this seems to ring true on consumer complaint website


How to deal with harmful Wikipedia pages and content
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 5 2014

Wikipedia is home to more than 30 million Articles and has nearly 80,000 active contributors, according to the website. These figures are a product


How to identify anonymous posters on Yelp
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

In today's internet landscape, it is easy to anonymously post content or comments. However, using a fake screen name or email address does not mean