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Protecting privacy or enabling fraud? Employee social media password protection laws may clash with FINRA rules
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2013

As a growing number of states pass legislation which will protect individuals' social media accounts from employer scrutiny, they have encountered a


Get that thing out of my Face(book)! Canadian woman brings class action against Facebook in Ontario for private message scanning
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Canada
  • May 5 2014

How private is private? This is the question at the heart of a putative class action recently brought against Facebook in Toronto. Plaintiff Lavinia


Facebook and Netflix now “in a relationship”; Obama signs bill updating video privacy law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2013

On January 10, 2013, President Obama signed into law H.R. 6671, an amendment to the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (VPPA) codified at 18 U.S.C


Wisconsin latest state to provide social media protections to applicants and employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2014

On April 8, 2014, Governor Scott Walker signed Wisconsin Act 208 to prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that prospective and current


New Jersey's "more properly balanced" social media law signed by Governor Christie
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On March 21, 2013, New Jersey's state legislature passed A2878 to prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that prospective and current


Do I really have to obtain consent from all my customers to make a change to my privacy policy?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2011

"Do I really have to obtain consent from all my customers to make a change to my privacy policy?"


Who owns an employee's Twitter and other online accounts?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2011

In this era of multiple online communication channels, and in an environment of increased employee mobility, employers need to focus on the legal and practical ways of securing their ownership of online company accounts that are registered or otherwise created by employees or contractors


Multinational employers face multiple Facebook rulings
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2011

Recent prosecutions by the National Labor Relations Board have the employer community all atwitter over the Board’s apparent social media policy


This is one of the top ten best blog posts ever written about online defamation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

Although we have confidence in the quality of our work, the headline above might be viewed by some as mere hyperbole or rhetorical exaggeration


Trends in New Jersey employment law 2013 year in review
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2014

2013 was a busy year for employment law in New Jersey. This newsletter summarizes noteworthy developments in ten key areassocial media, the