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Social media’s hidden litigation threat: the right of publicity

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There’s no doubt that the  idea of a parent threatening a social media savvy teen with an embarrassing YouTube video is funny.  But did you know that you could be liable for posting embarrassing photos of your friends or family members … Continue reading

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ECPA Shows its Age as Google Wi-Spy Lawsuit Proceeds

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Way back in 1986, when digital communications was in its infancy, Congress passed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).  Originally conceived as an amendment to the 1968 wiretap law, ECPA’s sponsors intended to cover new technologies like email and online networks. … Continue reading

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