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Social Links: Suit Over “Embedded Tweet” With Tom Brady’s Photo Settles; Brand Agency Manipulates Wikipedia; Evidence from Instagram wins French Rock star’s kids a share of his Estate

Bahrain, European Union, Russia, United Kingdom, USA - June 11 2019 In March Socially Aware reported on a lawsuit involving several prominent news outlets’ publication of a photo of NFL quarterback Tom Brady on…

Nevada enacts CCPA-style opt-out right for consumers—but similarities are few

USA - June 10 2019 Nevada just joined California as the second state to enact an opt-out right for consumers from the “sale” of their personal information. Senate Bill…

The EU Copyright Directive Passes - But Member States Remain Split on Upload Filters

European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom - May 15 2019 The Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (Directive) was finally approved by all EU legislative bodies on April 15, 2019. Introducing…

April 2019 Bid Protest Roundup

USA - May 7 2019 Our monthly bid protest Law360 spotlight will discuss a handful of interesting bid protests from the preceding month, highlighting the most…

Appeals Court Again Upholds Section 230 Protections in Case Against Grindr

USA - April 30 2019 Often hailed as the law that gave us the modern Internet, Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act generally protects online platforms from…

Key takeaways from the small business administration’s revised policy directives for the SBIR and STTR programs

USA - April 22 2019 The Small Business Administration (SBA) has statutory authority to establish federal Government-wide policies to implement the Small Business…

Increased Security Risks May Be a Cardinal Change

USA - September 24 2018 Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld once explained that there are the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns. Some greeted that gnomic…

Section 230 Survives to Fight Another Day Following California Supreme Court Decision

USA - August 22 2018 As we have noted previously, the California Court of Appeal’s Hassell v. Bird decision in 2016 upholding an injunction requiring Yelp to remove…

Website User Held to Arbitration Provision Despite Renewing Subscription in Wife’s Name

USA - July 26 2018 On July 19, 2018, United States Magistrate Judge Mark Lane issued a Report and Recommendation recommending that United States District Judge Robert…

CPSC Gives Kids’ Meals A Boost—New Mandatory Standard For Booster Seats

USA - July 25 2018 Safety standards for booster seats will no longer be a polite suggestion. On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted…