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FTC warns of penalties for false endorsements

USA - November 30 2021 As social media has been “blurring the lines,” the Federal Trade Commission decided to make one thing starkly clear: false endorsements, even through…

Kim Bousquet

Disinformation report suggests major legal reforms

USA - November 22 2021 We’re suffering from “information disorder,” according to a report recently issued through the Aspen Institute. That’s not news. But how to…

Lessons from a long-ago deepfakes prosecution

USA - June 3 2021 When deepfakes emerged on the Internet, people gasped at this new tool for deception and wondered how they could ever separate fake from real videos…

Use of fake identities found deceitful in commercial email — why not elsewhere on the Internet?

USA - December 31 2020 The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently had to decide a sensitive and difficult issue: Can you use a false identity to deceive someone when you…

Not a bargain at twice the price: Court awards attorneys’ fees to victorious copyright defendant

USA - September 16 2020 Most lawsuits in the United States follow the American Rule: win or lose, each party pays their own attorney. The Copyright Act is different. The Act…

Jim Burger, Justin Mulligan, Mike Nepple, Michael Parks