This article briefly discusses a couple of the issues that face big data companies in the area of privacy law, and points out the increasing difficulty such companies will face from increase governmental regulation.
This article discusses the recent Supreme Judicial Court opinion that ruled that retailers who collect ZIP codes from customers who used credit cards violated Massachusetts' privacy and consumer protection laws.
If you are a website owner, you have probably wondered whether you may be sued for content, like comments, photographs, or videos, posted on your website by third parties. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) may offer you some...
What to include in promotional materials from a legal perspective.
After receiving a marketing email from much-maligned trademark search/registration website Trademarkia I set out to write a post about the danger of marketing that looks like it's coming from an official source. After doing a little digging, I became...
I take a look at a recent Library of Congress blog post announcing the completion of their Twitter archive and discuss the implications of having ready access to a complete archive of tweets that can't be erased.
I take a look through Instagram's new (now abandoned) terms of service to determine what the changes mean legally and what that means for users.
Is your blogging defamatory?
Many bloggers don't realize that there are certain rules you must follow for contests and sweepstakes. Those rules are discussed in this article.