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Facebook post that someone has herpes leads to criminal conviction

USA - August 13 2013 The Superior Court of Pennsylvania issued an opinion earlier this month in the matter of Commonwealth v. Cox. The issue was "whether comments made in

Wake me up before you Indiegogo: legal issues with crowdfunding

USA - May 16 2014 Have you ever backed a project on a crowdfunding site like Kickstarter or Indiegogo? How did that backing experience go? Were you impressed with the

Airport Twitter rant not defamatory, could be false light

USA - October 25 2013 Defamation by social media cases are becoming quite the trend. Now, a case out of Tennessee brings us a surprising twist to the defamation by Twitter

Attorneys sued for blowing eDiscovery budget in high stakes case

USA - September 17 2013 This summer, Devon IT sued its lawyers, Mitts Milavec (now Mitts Law), for mishandling its lawsuit against IBM. The malpractice complaint alleges

One company faces two different fired-by-Facebook cases

USA - September 12 2013 It's a story as old as Facebook itself (which, admittedly, is not that old). Employee is employed by employer. Employee has a Facebook account

“Mere loss of data” in a breach is not enough to confer standing

USA - May 20 2014 In re: Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) is an opinion issued by the U.S. District Court for D.C. earlier this month. It's the latest

Without evidence of noncompliance, trial court erred in ordering forensic imaging

USA - May 20 2014 In Fasteners For Retail, Inc. v. DeJohn, the parties had a business dispute (causes of action included breach of confidentiality and unfair

Ex-boyfriend’s cyberstalking conduct not protected by First Amendment

USA - May 19 2014 After a break-up, defendant Sayer "persistently stalked and harassed Jane Doe for over four years." Initially he'd show up at places where he knew

Wake me up before you Indiegogo: legal issues with crowdfunding

USA - May 16 2014 Have you ever backed a project on a crowdfunding site like Kickstarter or Indiegogo? How did that backing experience go? Were you impressed with the

Negative blog posts held not to be actionable under the CFAA

USA - May 16 2014 In the recent New York case Tan v. Doe, co-plaintiff Miah was involved in a business dispute concerning UrFilez, a company that he co-founded. Things