Tag Archives: blogger rights

Online Review Lawsuits: Sometimes the Truth Isn’t Enough

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Today, I ran a Google search for the phrase “sued for online review.” The search engine returned 9.4 million results in 17 seconds. I’ve been running that search regularly for the last couple of years, and the numbers keep growing. … Continue reading

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What to do if you get SLAPPed

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In the John Huston film of the Dashiell Hammett novel, The Maltese Falcon, Humphrey Bogart (Sam Spade) says, “When you’re slapped, you’ll take it and like it.” Not likely if the SLAPP you get is a Strategic Lawsuit against Public … Continue reading

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Copyright Infringement: 7 Costly Blogging Myths

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Copyright law hasn’t changed much since the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the DMCA) – but social media has changed the way people think about what copyright law actually means.  And the number of lawsuits is growing at an amazingly high … Continue reading

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How to Invite a Lawsuit over YOUR Blog

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As the number of blogs has exploded, and more and more businesses add blogs to their corporate communications toolkit, a number of “experts” in social media and search engine optimization have sprung up to advise clients about the best blogging … Continue reading

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