Two recent Pennsylvania State Court
rulings only make things more confusing as Social Media privacy disputes become
Bucks County Common Pleas Court
Judge Albert J. Cepparulo ruled in Piccolo v. Paterson denied a motion to require...
Wednesday November 16, 2011,
Wednesday November 16, 2011,
One America Square
TechLaw10 hosts Jonathan Armstrong and Eric Sinrod discuss legal issues
related to information technology.
In this episode, Jonathan and Eric discuss how all the forms of social media
at our disposal can lead to information technology overload, with...
Social media provides the
potential for both client and attorney to waive work-product doctrine
protection and attorney-client privilege by publicly disclosing confidential information.
Voluntary disclosure of the content of a privileged attorney...
Divorce attorneys are seeing more and more social media involvement, in particular Facebook, in the cases they take on. Sure Facebook might not be the reason the marriage ended but as an ever-increasing source of evidence of infidelity, it might deserve...
Only 5% of all adults used Social
Media in 2005 when Pew Research first asked, and as of August
2011 Pew now reports more than 65% of all adults use Social Media . To be
more precise about what going on with online
adults here's the daily breakdown...
Many women attorneys who have seized the benefits of
social media to market their skills are seeing big benefits. The ABA Journal recently interviewed Sports Law practitioner
Carla Varriale who says she could not have built up her national presence...
International courts increasingly willing to accept service
through Facebook when other methods fail.
Rule 116(1) of the Australian Uniform Civil Procedure Rules
permit substituted service "where, in effect, there is a practical...
I was honored to be asked by the
Texas Senate to testify how Social Media impacts Open Government at a hearing
on May 11, 2010 and you are welcome to read my Statement concerning Charge #13 for the Senate
the Public Information...
LinkedIn boasts +120 million members who
all agree to be bound to their User Agreement, but few LinkedIn members noticed
that on June
16, 2011 the LinkedIn User Agreement changed. LinkedIn's new User Agreement
is not radically different from previous...
There's been so much press about Facebook privacy of late
that it makes even the average Joe consider hitting the "Deactivate"
link. As an attorney or anyone related to the legal industry, you may feel a
greater degree of responsibility...
In recent weeks, the issue of the right to privacy has been ever-so-slightly tipping the scales against just about any other right. One of the latest cases stems from what would normally be deemed as juror misconduct.
In California, an appellate court...
Courts faced with ruling on discovery requests involving social media
sites are forging new law. Courts can and do issue discovery orders
compelling a party of a lawsuit to grant an opposing party access to his
or her Facebook page or to permit...
Google agreed to an unprecedented settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, where the FTC asserted that Google used deceptive tactics and violated its own privacy policies through its social network Google Buzz. Although there is no monetary penalty...
Google's newest Social Media adventure Google+
is getting rave reviews with millions of users yet not launched to the
public. Keep in mind that the Federal