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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many state legislatures have begun to take action to provide greater protections for victims of sexual harassment and make it easier for them
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Internet has clearly changed how we think about facts and truth, as the Stormy Daniels versus President Donald Trump case illustrates
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A Rhode Island court recently dismissed claims against a consumer products blogger.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have noted previously, the California Court of Appeal's Hassell v. Bird decision in 2016 upholding an injunction requiring Yelp to remove certain user reviews was discouraging to social media companies and other online intermediaries, as well as to fans of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and proponents of Internet free speech generally.
Bowditch & Dewey
One state has addressed this issue through new legislation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a closely-followed dispute, the California Supreme Court vacated a lower court order, based upon a default judgment in a defamation action, which had directed Yelp, Inc. ("Yelp")...
Mintz
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law A.B. 2770, creating new protections for employers, witnesses, and complainants from defamation lawsuits related to making, assisting, or discussing...
Proskauer Rose LLP
A San Diego jury awarded that amount to a former employee who claimed he was wrongfully terminated based on his arrest record and then defamed.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 9, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2770 (AB 2770) into law.
Proskauer Rose LLP
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2770 (Assembly Member Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks), an act to amend Section 47 of the Civil Code. The bill should protect both sexual harassment victims and employers...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Defamation by tweet isn't news anymore, but surely a new barrier was broken when the Idaho Supreme Court found potential defamation in the name a family gave to their home wireless network.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Based on copyright infringement, emotional distress and other claims, a federal district court in California awarded $6.4 million to a victim of revenge porn, the posting of explicit material without the subject's consent.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In Dean v. Friends of Pine Meadow, plaintiffs filed an action for interference with prospective economic advantage and defamation in response to defendants' negative statements and publications concerning...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Plaintiffs attempted to convince the SEO company to remove the post, but to no avail. It then turned its attention to Google.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 2016, and with very little fanfare, the Kansas Legislature enacted the Kansas Public Speech Protection Act ("KPSPA").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have noted previously, YouTube users sometimes object when the online video giant removes their videos based on terms-of-use violations, such as artificially inflated view counts.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A model, whose stock photo was used in an New York State ad campaign advocating for the rights of HIV+ people, and portraying her as HIV+, has successfully sued the state for for defamation and a violation ...
Ford & Harrison LLP
The Texas Supreme Court recently issued a decision that may put some employers at ease.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As Californians grow tragically familiar with wildfire, California employers face another threat of fire in the form of defamation lawsuits.
McDermott Will & Emery
The district court rejected Goren's argument that, by holding itself out as the copyright holder and by having "directed" internet search engines to list the postings, Ripoff Report itself became the information provider.
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Thompson Coburn LLP
The Internet has clearly changed how we think about facts and truth, as the Stormy Daniels versus President Donald Trump case illustrates
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many state legislatures have begun to take action to provide greater protections for victims of sexual harassment and make it easier for them
Bowditch & Dewey
One state has addressed this issue through new legislation.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have noted previously, the California Court of Appeal's Hassell v. Bird decision in 2016 upholding an injunction requiring Yelp to remove certain user reviews was discouraging to social media companies and other online intermediaries, as well as to fans of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and proponents of Internet free speech generally.
Mintz
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law A.B. 2770, creating new protections for employers, witnesses, and complainants from defamation lawsuits related to making, assisting, or discussing...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A Rhode Island court recently dismissed claims against a consumer products blogger.
McDermott Will & Emery
The district court rejected Goren's argument that, by holding itself out as the copyright holder and by having "directed" internet search engines to list the postings, Ripoff Report itself became the information provider.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 2016, and with very little fanfare, the Kansas Legislature enacted the Kansas Public Speech Protection Act ("KPSPA").
Thompson Coburn LLP
Defamation by tweet isn't news anymore, but surely a new barrier was broken when the Idaho Supreme Court found potential defamation in the name a family gave to their home wireless network.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a closely-followed dispute, the California Supreme Court vacated a lower court order, based upon a default judgment in a defamation action, which had directed Yelp, Inc. ("Yelp")...
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