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Ballard Spahr LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP: Shades of Spitzer: New York Law Enforcement Takes Aggressive Stance on AML and LIBOR Scandals

by the Consumer Financial Services Group In a one-two punch reminiscent of Eliot Spitzer's tenure as New York Attorney General, that State's law enforcement authorities beat their federal counterparts to the punch by bringing proceedings in...

State Net
State Net Capitol Journal: Election Day Impersonation Rare

A nationwide analysis of over 2,000 alleged cases of election fraud over the past 12 years indicates that voter impersonation at the polls on Election Day - the uncivil behavior that tough voter ID laws enacted in 37 states is primarily aimed at stamping...

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Jon Hyman
Greek Olympian Gets Quick And Dirty Lesson About Being 'Profersonal'

Jason Seiden , the co-founder and CEO of Ajax Social Media , calls it profersonal : the inherent intertwining of our personal and professional personas online. Last week, Greek Olympian Voula Papachristou got a quick and dirty lesson on being profersonal...

Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP: Is an Online Search a Background Check for FCRA?

By Christina Bost Seaton Over a year ago, our colleagues at the Information Intersection blog warned that employers should think twice before using websites such as Spokeo.com , which are aggregators of personal information collected from online sources...

Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP: Virginia Horse Breeder Brought to Heel over Defamatory Facebook Postings about Kennel Owner

While the social media revolution is in full swing, laws that have existed for years before the revolution began and which punish libel and statements made with the intention of hurting someone's business or reputation still apply. Defamation is still...

DLA Piper
DLA Piper LLP: 10 Tips for Navigating Defamation Issues in Social Media

By Mary Gately and Victoria Bruno Online and social media have revolutionized the way companies interact with their customers - allowing them to target customer interests and engage customers much more directly. Entering into the world of social media...