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Second Circuit Addresses Requirements And Considerations For Sealing (And Unsealing) Allegedly Sensitive Documents Filed In Lawsuits
Reversing a series of decisions by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that sealed a number of court filings in a defamation action related to the allegations of sexual misconduct.
United States
22 Jul 2019
Palin's Suit Against The New York Times Dismissed By Federal Court Weighing In On Defamation And Political Editorials
In a decision addressing what constitutes malice for determining whether a public figure has been defamed, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit...
United States
7 Sep 2017
Supreme Court Of Georgia Clarifies Constitutional Protections For Commenting On Public Controversies
The Georgia Supreme Court addressed a number of topics that are common in many defamation cases and clarified the law in the areas of defamation per se, limited purpose public figures and actual malice.
United States
19 Sep 2016
How To Take Down Bad Reviews On Yelp And Win A $500,000 Judgment — Hint: Don't Sue Yelp
Want to remove bad reviews posted on Yelp that are hurting your business?
United States
1 Jul 2016
Negative Online Reviews
Should restaurant owners care about negative online reviews? A study by Harvard Business School indicated a one-star increase on a Yelp review can boost a business's revenue by five to nine percent.
United States
29 Jun 2016
Imposter Twitter Account Protected By First Amendment, Rules Michigan Court
In April 2014, Levitt noticed that someone had created a Twitter account billing itself as "Todd Levitt 2.0."
United States
26 May 2016
Review Website Alleges Scheme To File False Defamation Suits
Pissed Consumer's post has gained some traction.
United States
6 Apr 2016
Federal Court Allows Mass Email Defamation Claim To Proceed
The Eastern District of New York ruled late last week that a former executive's defamation claim based on an email sent to thousands of employees regarding his termination can go forward.
United States
2 Mar 2016
California Court Allows James Woods' Twibel Case To Proceed
Reversing an earlier tentative ruling, the Los Angeles County Superior Court has ruled that a suit by actor James Woods against an anonymous Twitter foe can go forward.
United States
16 Feb 2016
Rating People 1 to 5 Stars on Peeple App — Yikes!
By now, most of us have grown accustomed to rating products on Amazon or services on Yelp, one to five stars.
United States
7 Oct 2015
Criticize The Contractor? An Arbitration Award For Defamation
Hell hath no fury like a homeowner scorned, particularly one with access to sophisticated IT professionals who will establish and optimize a website solely to criticize the contractor.
United States
11 Jun 2015
Freedom Of Anonymous Online Speech Has Potential Limits
It is very easy to communicate freely and anonymously on the Internet. And some people believe that if they do not use their real names and easily identifiable information, they can basically say whatever they want online, without needing to worry about the impact that their Internet speech may have on others.
United States
23 Jul 2014
Pa. Appellate Court Issues Opinion In Dietz v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, Clarifying Preemption Of State Common Law Claims By Fair Credit Reporting Act
In a case of first impression, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania on April 2, 2012, issued its opinion in Dietz v. Chase Home Finance, LLC.
United States
23 Apr 2012
Perspective: Even In Net Litigation, Itīs All About Location
The Web site allows women to make anonymous postings about specific men. So it was that a defamation lawsuit got filed with respect to statements made on the site about one particular man. But the case was just dismissed for failure of personal jurisdiction, offering a signal lesson in why the details of the law matter. Let's take a closer look at the facts of the case.
United States
3 May 2007
Perspective: How Web Providers Dodged A Big Legal Bullet
Web site providers can take a deep breath. The California Supreme Court has ruled that they are not legally responsible for content posted by third parties on their sites.
United States
27 Dec 2006
Perspective: Childīs Play On The Internet?
Many parents worry that their children spend too much time on the Internet, fearing they might view inappropriate content or be contacted by unsavory characters. My hunch is that far fewer have ever considered that they might get sued for the online misbehavior of their kids.
United States
12 Oct 2006
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