Posts Tagged Lawsuit

Lawsuit Over Ownership of Former Employee’s Twitter Followers Settled: PhoneDog v. Kravitz

If you have been in any of the seminars where I have presented on social media law, you have heard me say “an ounce of prevention is cheaper than the first day of litigation.” Right? Well it is true, and the context in which I said that is in reference to the lawsuit PhoneDog v. […]

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Federal Court in New York Refuses Service Via Facebook

UPDATE: See the recent discussion of the new Texas proposal here and join in the discussion over this idea: Texas Bill Proposes Allowing Substituted Service via Social Media – What Do You Think? In a recent opinion a United States District Court in New York refused to allow the defendant to be served via Facebook, instead reasoning […]

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How Do You Violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act? SunPower Lawsuit Shows How!

A new lawsuit has been filed by SunPower against 5 former employees and it’s rival SolarCity alleging violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. This is a good one to look at if you want to see how to violate the CFAA with style — especially if you are an soon-to-be-departing employee and you […]

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Data Breach and Privacy Lawsuits Must Have Real Damages to Succeed

People always want to tell me a little blurb about something that has happened to them and then ask me, the lawyer, the inevitable question: “can I sue?” My answer is always the same: “of course you can sue!” You can always sue — but that doesn’t mean you will win. One key element that […]

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Your business needs a social media policy and this is why.

It is foolish to not have one. Having a social media policy is like having a Will for your businesses’ branding and marketing efforts and the cost of getting that policy will likely be less than the bill for the first day in litigation if you do not! Social media is the next big thing […]

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