Sep
17

Crash Course In Online Defamation

September 17, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Want a better understanding of defamation law -- specifically online defamation law? If yes, then this is the blog post for you. It's a crash course in online libel law.
Sep
10

Prior Restraint & Online Defamation: Is It Constitutional?

September 10, 2014 at 8:30 am

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What is prior restraint and how does it affect defamation law? I'll answer these questions -- and explain the online libel lawsuit forcing courts to consider, once and for all, the question of whether or not permanent injunctions are a constitutional remedy for defamation.
Sep
09

Defamation Law: What Is The Difference Between A “Naked Link” and a “Footnote”?

September 9, 2014 at 8:00 am

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Is it defamatory to link to defamatory content? Legally speaking, as it relates to Internet libel law, what is the difference between a "naked link" and a "footnote"? We'll cover these topics in this blog post.
Sep
05

The Week In Internet Law: Taxes, California, Online Ponzi & More

September 5, 2014 at 10:30 am

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A Cliff's Notes summary of the week's interesting and significant Internet law news and views.
Sep
05

The Week In Defamation: True Crime, Architects, Local Politicians and More

September 5, 2014 at 9:30 am

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It's Friday, which means it's time for our weekly wrap-up of the most interesting and entertaining defamation lawsuit news and views of the week.
Sep
04

4 Defenses That DIDN’T Work In An FTC Marketing Lawsuit

September 4, 2014 at 1:51 pm

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A recidivist online marketing violator recently appealed his case using four FTC Act and EFTA defenses. None of them worked. Find out what the defenses were and why the judges knocked them down.
Sep
03

Libel & Slander Statute of Limitations: When Does The Clock Reset?

September 3, 2014 at 11:00 am

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Judges don't mess around when it comes to statutes of limitations. This blog post is about a guy, with a strong defamation lawsuit, whose case was dismissed because he didn't file his lawsuit in time. We'll review the case, and then look at a few aspects of how the Internet can re-set the statute of limitations clock.
Sep
03

Business Competition Cybersquatting: Can I Get A Domain Back If It Lapses?

September 3, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Is it legal to buy the domain name of your competitor? Is it possible to get a domain name back from a competitor after you have let the registration lapse? We'll answer these questions -- and a few more about domain dispute business competition tactics -- in this blog post.