Facebook settles “Sponsored Stories” lawsuit for $10 million

Jun 19, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Facebook recently settled for $10 million a lawsuit over it practice of having its users “endorse” a product or service by publishing the fact that the user “Likes” it.

Facebook’s new policy: Gotta pay for fans to see your posts

Jun 8, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Facebook recently changed its policy on non-personal Pages, requiring payment for posts to reach more than 20% of the people who “Like” the page.

Live Twitter Chat with Author Susan Miller @WestlawSmallLaw

Jun 7, 2012 By: Shelley Gracia

I’m pleased to invite Westlaw Insider readers to join Susan Miller, author of Miller’s Standard Insurance Policies Annotated, for a live chat

Social Media Profiles May Become Hot Potato for HR Departments

Jun 1, 2012 By: Mary Grams

As millennials, thirty-somethings and even octogenarians now share tweets, photos, and content on platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest, some privacy experts

Cyberlaw Update: NY legislature to ban anonymous Internet commenting?

May 30, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

The New York state legislature is considering a bill that would ban anonymous posting of comments on the Internet. The bill has irked free speech advocates, who correctly claim that it is unconstitutional.

Cyberlaw Update: A Facebook page does not create personal jurisdiction

May 9, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

A New York federal court recently ruled that having a Facebook page in itself does not create personal jurisdiction over an individual or corporation,

Law firm hires PI to spy on 12-year-old girl’s Facebook page

May 8, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

The opposing counsel in a dog bite lawsuit hired a private investigator to pose as a Friend of a 12-year-old girl to collect information from her Facebook page.

Cyberlaw Update: Court rules that a Facebook ‘Like’ isn’t expressive

May 2, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

In Bland v. Roberts, a court ruled last week that since a Facebook ‘Like’ doesn’t constitute an expression or association, it’s not protected by the First Amendment.

Obama’s executive order targets Iran, Syria, and firms who help them

Apr 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

President Obama just issued an executive order that targets the use of information technology by Iran and Syria – and the IT firms that help them – to commit human rights abuses.

Hot Docs: Facebook’s terms of use are enforceable, even if you didn’t read them

Apr 12, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

A federal circuit court in New York ruled that Facebook’s terms of use are enforceable against Facebook users even if a user didn’t actually read through the terms.

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