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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Ted Bogosian  
VIDEO: Call a Lawyer when a Cyberbully Attacks Your Child

In two horrifying examples of cyberbullying, a girl was taunted online by schoolmates and threatened to kill herself after pleading for help, and Rutgers student Tyler Clementi committed suicide after finding out his roommate has been spying on him and showing the videos to his friends. If you or your child is a victiom of online bullying – or cyberbullying — it’s time to call in a lawyer. Attorney Sam Goldberg from Altman & Altman says, “The time to call …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Jennifer King  
Cyberbullying: Out of the Playground and Onto the Internet

A celebrity sends a tweet to his hundreds of thousands of followers that seems to encourage vigilante justice. An anonymous group creates a Facebook page that, under the guise of “freedom of speech,” encourages users to post unflattering comments about students and teachers at a local high school. A teenager gets in a fight with friends who, in turn, write more than 100 mean-spirited tweets about her. What do they all have in common? Each is a recent example of …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law Social Networks by Kate Stafford  
Video: Privacy Issues on Facebook Are Here to Stay

“I mostly use it to connect.” “I wish I didn’t have to use it so much, because you do get kind of addicted to it, it’s the only way my generation communicates now.” Facebook has become the internet playground for nearly 750 million users, but along with the fun comes the perils of “oversharing.” Washington, DC, area-lawyer Eric Menhart tells us, “If you put it on Facebook you should expect that it is 100% unequivocally public. There are a few …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Kristin Conner  
Video: What to Do If You Are Caught Violating Someone’s Copyright

Web sites and Internet technology make it easier than ever to copy someone’s else’s copyrighted work. You might copy images for your website, or copy news stories for your blog or post images on sites like Pinterest. This may generate an unexpected call that you have violated copyright laws. In this video, Enrico Schaefer of Traverse Legal helps you make sense of using information on the web and what steps to take if you’re accused of copyright violations. When posting …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Keith Ecker  
California Clamps Down on Jurors Using Social Media

Jurors in California may want to leave their smartphones at home thanks to a new law passed earlier this year that bans jurors from accessing Twitter, Facebook or going online to receive or provide information about the trial. The new rule was enacted as a way to curb jurors from compromising a case. Legal experts say this rule was inevitable and will likely be adopted by other jurisdictions. “Non-sequestered jurors are exposed to more information in today’s world,” says Mitch …

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