Jul
28

Online Defamation Case Study: Zookeeper v. Yelper

July 28, 2014 at 11:36 am

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It’s the online defamation case of the animal farm owner verses the animal affairs activist! Steven Vidmar, owner of Friendly Farms – a petting zoo and pony ride animal provider – sued Erika Gannon-Hughes for defamation. Yelp libel, to be ...
Jul
21

Jumbotron Defamation? Unlikely.

July 21, 2014 at 1:23 pm

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It’s been a few weeks since a funny defamation lawsuit landed in the ole’ inbox. But thanks to a baseball fan in New York, happy days law laughs are here again! A Man Fell Asleep At A Baseball Game; Mocked ...
Jul
12

I Can’t Afford A Lawsuit. (Not So Fast! Maybe You Can.)

July 12, 2014 at 12:36 pm

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I can’t afford a lawyer!Maybe you can – with a little help from your “Internet friends.”Take Roy Ngerng Yi Ling, for example. A Singaporean blogger, Ling landed on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s naughty-list for accusing the big wig of ...
Jun
09

Nine Things Every Online Business Should Know About The FTC

June 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm

FTC Regulations
Do you know the Federal Trade Commission's rules about online marketing? Every businessperson who advertises digitally, online and via mobile programs should know these 9 FTC marketing regulations. Knowing them could save you a lot of headaches and money.
May
13

FTC Compliance Guidelines For Bloggers and Affiliate Marketers

May 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

FTC Regulations
Curious about the Federal Trade Commission's guidelines for bloggers and affiliates who engage in online marketing? If so, you're in luck. We've prepared an online marketing primer that will get you started with your online marketing compliance efforts. Click through to get the goods.
May
12

Weekly Celebrity Defamation Rundown: Famous People 2, Newspapers, 0

May 12, 2014 at 10:00 am

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It's that time of the week again -- where we take a light-hearted look at the celebrity defamation stories that hit headlines over the past seven days. This week, Russell Brand and J.K. Rowling took center celebrity defamation stage -- and both walked away with a win!