Social Media Law Round-up Oct. 18- 22, 2010

Oct 21, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

Big Brother is watching and the blogosphere is curious. As we were going through a list of hot topics in social media this week, we noticed several articles were posted about legal issues that involve government agencies, or officials involved with surveillance, privacy, monitoring, or general use of social media. This Round-up will include stories about police use of Twitter, government snoops on Facebook, spying on Americans, and emerging hot legal issues that are arising from data scraping by administrative agencies. Enjoy.

Can social media get a person fired? Ask Heather Armstrong

Aug 20, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

A free CLE seminar at the ABA Annual Meeting featured Heather Armstrong, the blogger who was famously fired (or “dooced”) after anonymously blogging about her boss.

West reference attorneys are bloggers, too

Jul 5, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

You probably know West’s reference attorneys for the super-helpful Westlaw research assistance they provide – but did you know they also have their own blog?

WestlawNext Mobile Blog Contest: Say it in 300 words

May 20, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

Explain how you’re using WestlawNext Mobile in 300 words or less, and you could win an iPod touch!

Bloggers are talking – and we’re listening

May 7, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

WestlawNext has been out in the real world for a few months now, and after a flurry of pre-launch reviews by bloggers