Facebook and the Stored Communications Act: What’s protected? (part 2)

Sep 13, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The SCA was enacted in 1986 and never anticipated the prevalence of social media. The protections it provides against state intrusions seem wholly inadequate.

Facebook and the Stored Communications Act: What’s protected? (part 1)

Sep 6, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Stored Communications Act (SCA) was enacted in 1986 and never anticipated the prevalence of social media in America. Still, the SCA offers some privacy protections.

Facebook’s facial recognition and the legal implications

Aug 9, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Facebook recently unveiled a program that recognizes a person’s face by using tags and its massive database of photos. Does U.S. law provide any protection?

Corporate Responses to Social Media: Brand Awareness, Protection, and Risk

Aug 4, 2011 By: Victoria Daudelin

Corporations have embraced social media to create and enhance their online presence using platforms such as Facebook® and Twitter®. However, the added

Facebook and police warrants: Can they really do that?

Jul 18, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A new Reuters study has found law enforcement warrants for Facebook info on the rise recently. But can they really do that?

An order to disclose your Facebook password?

Jun 2, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Facebook continues to be a prime source of dirt for opposing sides in litigation. How deep do court discovery orders allow the other side to dig?

LinkedIn’s IPO: Headed for boom or bust?

May 24, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

LinkedIn’s massive IPO success has raised fears of another tech bubble. However, there are more than a few differences this time around.

Facebook sued for collecting user info

May 17, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Facebook is being sued for using its “Like” and “Facebook Connect” features to collect user information from outside websites, even about non-Facebook users.

Emails add new twist in Facebook ownership suit

Apr 19, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Paul Ceglia, a New York businessman, just amended his July 2010 claim with emails corroborating his partnership with Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg.

Man sues Facebook for $1 billion for assault, negligence

Apr 5, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Larry Klayman is suing Facebook for $1 billion claiming that its timely failure to remove a page constitutes assault and negligence.

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