Kelly / Warner Law Blog

You've found your way to the original Kelly / Warner Internet law blog. Each month, we review cases of interest to online businesses and entrepreneurs. Sometimes, we dole out legal tips regarding online fraud, unfair competition, startup legalities, marketing, business, intellectual property and defamation.

May
21
2015
internet defamation case example

Internet Defamation Case Example: The CobbleBot Issue

CobbleBot is a Texas-based 3-D printer company. Recently, it battled a bout of consumer backlash. But was the backlash defamatory?

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Jan
20
2015
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Online Copyright Showdown: The Google MPAA Feud

What is the deal with the Google MPAA feud anyway? Why are the two parties always fighting and lobbing barely veiled criticisms? And why did Google just sue the state of Mississippi because of the MPAA?

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Jan
06
2015
Ashkan Soltani new FTC CTO

Ashkan Soltani: The FTC’s New Online Privacy Guru and CTO

The FTC has a new CTO — one with impressive industry credentials. His name is Ashkan Soltani, and he knows a lot about online privacy. Will his hire affect the industry in a dramatic way?

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Sep
09
2014
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FTC Marketing Law News – Unsubstantiated Claims & Video Games

The Federal Trade Commission made a video game. It’s goal is to entertain while teaching people about the finer points of weight loss marketing regulations. Corny or fun? You decide.

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Aug
28
2014
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FTC Puffery Defined: The Last Stop Before False Advertising

What is puffery? Is it legal? Is it considered false advertising? We’ll break down the basics of what the Federal Trade Commission calls “marketing puffery” in this blog post.

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Aug
26
2014
COPPA update for end of 2014

COPPA Update: Cleaner Language & Safe Harbor Programs

The FTC has updated COPPA rules and regulations. In this post, we summarize the latest COPPA changes. For your convenience, we did it in bullet-point form for quick and easy reading.

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