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Tag Archives: Social Media Law

Social Media Law: NY high court to rule on Facebook and warrants

Can Facebook and similar entities protect user data from sweeping government searches? On Tuesday, the New York Court of Appeals hears oral argument on this issue in the case of In re 381 Search Warrants Directed to Facebook, Inc. I ...

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Social media mayhem

LONG ISLAND – Social media platforms are so much a part of the business day-to-day that we forget how vulnerable organizations can be. And it turns out that there are more clueless digital media dabblers than you might think, experts ...

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Social Media Law: Exploring social media’s role in notable litigation, Part Two

Editor’s note: Scott Malouf and Gary Craig explain social media’s role in notable litigation in part 2 of a 2-part series Social Media Law’s latest installment is the second part of my interview with noted reporter Gary Craig. Below, Mr. ...

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Social Media Law: A Good Second Impression: Legal Ethics and Making Public Social Media Private

A number of recent ethics opinions discuss whether a litigant may change the privacy settings on a social media account to make previously-public social media information private.[i] The most recent is the Florida Bar Association’s Proposed Advisory Opinion 14-1 (2015). ...

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Social Media Law: Uniform Act provides fiduciaries access to digital records

It is trite to observe we live and work digitally. Everything from case-winning insights, financial records, agreements and contact information, to family photos and letters is, or becomes, digital, much of it stored online, with a surprising amount maintained by ...

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