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Are Contact Lists Still Trade Secrets in the Age of Social Networking Sites?
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

By Robert G. Abrams, Gregory L. Baker, Alan M. Grimaldi, and Mark Andrew Klapow, Partners, Howrey LLP Last week, a United States District Judge in New York approved the report and recommendation of a Magistrate Judge holding that a headhunter’s... Read More

To Discipline or Not To Discipline
Posted on 21 Apr 2011 by Marc Zitomer and Leslie Saint

How Far May School Officials Go In Punishing Off-Campus Student or Faculty Misconduct? By Marc H. Zitomer, Esq. and Leslie A. Saint, Esq., Schenck, Price Smith & King Last summer, the topic of disciplining students for what they do when... Read More

Facebook Files Demurrer to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Based on Apparent Endorsement by Minors’ “Likes”-Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

A recent class action on behalf of California minors takes aim at Facebook for its practices regarding the use of Facebook members’ names, likenesses, and preferences. The plaintiffs allege, among other things, that Facebook encourages its users... Read More

NLRB Frowns on Dooced (Facebook Firings): Facebook Comments May Be Protected Concerted Activity
Posted on 7 Feb 2011 by Darrell VanDeusen

Some of you may recall the story of Heather Armstrong, the first person to get "dooced" (fired for blogging about her employer). The word "dooce" originated from Ms. Anderson's personal blog. According to a recent Wikipedia search... Read More