The Week in FTC Online Business News: Spammers, Big Data & Crossing Borders

August 22, 2014 at 10:59 am

FTC Regulations
Every week we do a summary of the most important online business news coming out of camp FTC. This installment spans August 8, 2014 - August 22, 2014.

The Week In FTC Online Marketing News

August 10, 2014 at 9:45 am

FTC Regulations
Every Sunday, we summarize the latest FTC marketing law happenings. This week features an SMS scam gone wrong, a work-at-home operation that got caught fibbing about its finances, plus two more Dot Com Disclosure busts.

BCA v. NBCUniversal: Why Is It An Important Defamation Lawsuit?

August 4, 2014 at 3:00 am

dateline defamation
A defamation lawsuit involving a brokerage firm and the TV show Dateline could have a more than minor impact on Colorado defamation case law.

Online Defamation Case Study: Zookeeper v. Yelper

July 28, 2014 at 11:36 am

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 ...

Jumbotron Defamation? Unlikely.

July 21, 2014 at 1:23 pm

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 ...

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

July 12, 2014 at 12:36 pm

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 ...