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New Virginia Law Eases Pursuit of Anonymous Internet Defamers

This month, Virginia enacted a law designed to make it easier for victims of anonymous Internet defamation to bring suit against those who have defamed them. Virginia House Bill 1635 maintains Virginia's one year statute of limitation for defamation...
by E-Commerce Law on Mar 26, 2015

Jury Verdict of Liability but No Damages in Yelp Defamation Case

Websites such as www.yelp.com and www.angieslist.com have been a breeding ground for novel legal issues. The sites are created for the very purpose of voicing concerns or praising services and encourage first amendment rights to free speech. However,...
by E-Commerce Law on Feb 5, 2014

The Law of Blogging

While looking for something else, I recently came across the Powerpoint slides I used for a presentation on the Legal Issues Involved in Blogging. Until I fully update the presentation, the original version is available after the jump.
by E-Commerce Law on Jun 20, 2013

Digital Harassment: Are You At Risk?

Digital harassment is when cell phones, social networks, and other communications devices are used to bully, threaten, and aggressively badger someone.  Digital harassment is a [...]...
by How To Learn on Mar 4, 2012

Identity of Anonymous Wikipedia Editors Not Protected by First Amendment

In Faconnable USA Corporation v. John Does 1-10, 2011 WL 2015515 (D. Colo. May 24, 2011), the United States District Court for the District of Colorado rejected a ISP's motion to quash a subpoena issued to discover the identity of anonymous editors o...
by E-Commerce Law on May 27, 2011

Tenth Circuit Addresses Limits of Internet-Based Personal Jurisdiction

In the on-going struggle for courts to clearly define the limits of personal jurisdiction for content posted and transmitted over the Internet, the Tenth Circuit reigned in the breadth of such non-territorial activities by requiring an Internet user...
by E-Commerce Law on Apr 11, 2011

E-Commerce Law Briefs: Week of March 7, 2011

Chrysler fired its social media representative after the representative used the f-word in a company Twitter post. The full post read, "I find it ironic that Detroit is known as the #motorcity and yet no one here knows how to f---ing drive."...
by E-Commerce Law on Mar 14, 2011

E-Commerce Law Briefs: Week of February 28, 2011

A school superintendent has filed a lawsuit against a parent whose child attends school in the superindent's school district. The superintendent seeks $225,000 in damages for comments the parent made on her Facebook page. A Republican candidate for C...
by E-Commerce Law on Mar 7, 2011

Subdue scam allegations rapidly

Building a big-time website online can be a hard thing to do. And when you're finally on top, it is even more difficult to maintain its reputation and popularity with the website viewers. Those who responsible for creating content especially for big...
by Adsense Active on Feb 20, 2011

Stifle Internet defamation complaints in no time at all

The term brand reputation is considered completely separate from those conventional marketing campaigns. Brand reputation states that due to improved transparency and entrance to so much information, old conventional branding whether through formal s...
by My iBusiness Guru on Feb 20, 2011

Defeat sociopathic scam complaints online expeditiously

A clean and healthy product image is fundamental in any business. Nobody in his right mind pays top dollar on a product brand with questions about its reputation. And if a brand is as notoriously flawed as a 1976 Ford Pinto, you cant sustain market p...
by All about Advertising on Feb 20, 2011

E-Commerce Law Briefs: Week of February 7, 2011

After a hiatus of several months, today marks the return of E-Commerce Law Briefs. Each weekend, E-Commerce Law Briefs provides a brief summary and commentary on recent legal news affecting e-commerce businesses. A woman has sued her cousin over alle...
by E-Commerce Law on Feb 14, 2011

Crush slander complaints with 3 easy steps quickly

Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of guts and patience. With a lot of financial investment that goes with building an enterprise, it is but normal for entrepreneurs to ensure that every penny spent will be worth double when the business starts rollin...
by Earn Money or Die on Jan 14, 2011

Simple Ways to Conduct Reputation Management Online

In today's ultramodern world, more and more people are turning to the Internet for a wide range of activities. The web is the world's go-to place for entrepreneurial pursuits as well as for something as mundane as celebrity gossip. In fact, it is a m...
by Earn Money or Die on Jan 8, 2011

Simple Ways to Conduct Reputation Management Online

In today's ultramodern world, more and more people are turning to the Internet for a wide range of activities. The web is the world's go-to place for entrepreneurial pursuits as well as for something as mundane as celebrity gossip. In fact, it is a m...
by Earn Money or Die on Jan 8, 2011

Salvaging Your Online Reputation

Your online business's reputation is not something you should ignore. With the Internet today, millions and millions of users are searching and surfing the Web. Your site probably gets thousands of hits each day. If your online business has a less th...
by Earn Money or Die on Jan 4, 2011

Salvaging Your Online Reputation

Your online business's reputation is not something you should ignore. With the Internet today, millions and millions of users are searching and surfing the Web. Your site probably gets thousands of hits each day. If your online business has a less th...
by Earn Money or Die on Jan 4, 2011

Most Popular E-Commerce Law Posts of 2010

Happy New Year! In no particular order, these were the most popular E-Commerce Law posts in 2010: Student’s Off-Campus Cyber-Bullying Protected by the First Amendment Plaintiff Granted Expedited Discovery to Subpoena Social Networking Sites for Ide...
by E-Commerce Law on Jan 3, 2011

What Could Happen with a Blemished Online Reputation?

Famous people, as well as prominent product and service brands, have a reputation that has kept them popular with the public. Unfortunately, they are also game to defamation slander in just about any media, from print to broadcast and now, the Intern...
by Earn Money or Die on Jan 2, 2011

Protecting Your Brand Name and Reputation Online

A good reputation cannot be bought. This is why it is important to safeguard it especially in the age of social media. With the free-for-all access to post and comment in cyberspace, your business and your brand reputation are literally at stake. Sim...
by Earn Money or Die on Dec 17, 2010


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