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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


Q&A Concerning IP Protection and Social Media Issues in the Workplace
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

The explosion of digital and social media enables companies to work more efficiently and to easily and creatively promote their products and services


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


Hands off my tweets: Washington state Senate proposes ban on mandatory disclosure of employee social networking passwords
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

On January 30th, the Washington state senate introduced a bill which would prohibit public and private employers within the state from requiring


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


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


NLRB, social media, and employee handbooks
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Would your company's employee handbook pass a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) social media review and investigation? The U.S. Chamber of


Massachusetts legislature considers new social media bill
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

The Massachusetts legislature recently joined the growing wave of states nationwide that are considering bills, which, if enacted, would forbid employers from requesting social media user names and passwords from employees or prospective employees


Washington State passes social networking privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2013

On May 21, 2013, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5211, which with certain exceptions prohibits mandatory employee


U.S. Supreme Court vacates Ninth Circuit ruling in Wang v. Chinese Daily News
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

On October 5, 2010, we reported on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision, Wang v. Chinese Daily News, 623 F.3d 743 (9th Cir. 2010