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Thompson Coburn LLP
Defamation by tweet isn't news anymore, but surely a new barrier was broken when the Idaho Supreme Court found potential defamation in the name a family gave to their home wireless network.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Based on copyright infringement, emotional distress and other claims, a federal district court in California awarded $6.4 million to a victim of revenge porn, the posting of explicit material without the subject's consent.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In Dean v. Friends of Pine Meadow, plaintiffs filed an action for interference with prospective economic advantage and defamation in response to defendants' negative statements and publications concerning...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Plaintiffs attempted to convince the SEO company to remove the post, but to no avail. It then turned its attention to Google.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 2016, and with very little fanfare, the Kansas Legislature enacted the Kansas Public Speech Protection Act ("KPSPA").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have noted previously, YouTube users sometimes object when the online video giant removes their videos based on terms-of-use violations, such as artificially inflated view counts.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A model, whose stock photo was used in an New York State ad campaign advocating for the rights of HIV+ people, and portraying her as HIV+, has successfully sued the state for for defamation and a violation ...
Ford & Harrison LLP
The Texas Supreme Court recently issued a decision that may put some employers at ease.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As Californians grow tragically familiar with wildfire, California employers face another threat of fire in the form of defamation lawsuits.
McDermott Will & Emery
The district court rejected Goren's argument that, by holding itself out as the copyright holder and by having "directed" internet search engines to list the postings, Ripoff Report itself became the information provider.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Following its 2016 victory before a New Jersey federal court, TMZ Productions, Inc. has once again secured dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it committed libel ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The controversial consumer gripe site, RipoffReport.com, is at it again.
Sedgwick LLP
On August 29, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, Jed S. Rakoff, dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against The New York Times. The case was filed in June 2017. Judge Rakoff stated that Ms. Palin's complaint failed to show that a mistake in an editorial was made maliciously.
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
Duane Morris LLP
In a decision addressing what constitutes malice for determining whether a public figure has been defamed, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit...
Foley Hoag LLP
What if people thought you said that "slavery wasn't so bad?"
Morrison & Foerster LLP
An article on The Verge has some useful tips on how to use the function, which is called Snap Map, and how to turn it off.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Nearly four years after allegedly being groped backstage during a photo op at a concert in Denver, Taylor Swift's civil case against former Colorado radio host, David Mueller, is set to begin trial.
Foley Hoag LLP
Is it defamatory to falsely accuse someone of infringing intellectual property?
K&L Gates
Although Defendant imposed a litigation hold 2 weeks after the relevant complaint was filed, it did not specifically address web browser history.
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Thompson Coburn LLP
Defamation by tweet isn't news anymore, but surely a new barrier was broken when the Idaho Supreme Court found potential defamation in the name a family gave to their home wireless network.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Based on copyright infringement, emotional distress and other claims, a federal district court in California awarded $6.4 million to a victim of revenge porn, the posting of explicit material without the subject's consent.
McDermott Will & Emery
The district court rejected Goren's argument that, by holding itself out as the copyright holder and by having "directed" internet search engines to list the postings, Ripoff Report itself became the information provider.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Plaintiffs attempted to convince the SEO company to remove the post, but to no avail. It then turned its attention to Google.
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Following its 2016 victory before a New Jersey federal court, TMZ Productions, Inc. has once again secured dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it committed libel ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 2016, and with very little fanfare, the Kansas Legislature enacted the Kansas Public Speech Protection Act ("KPSPA").
Proskauer Rose LLP
In Dean v. Friends of Pine Meadow, plaintiffs filed an action for interference with prospective economic advantage and defamation in response to defendants' negative statements and publications concerning...
Duane Morris LLP
In a decision addressing what constitutes malice for determining whether a public figure has been defamed, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit...
Sedgwick LLP
On August 29, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, Jed S. Rakoff, dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against The New York Times. The case was filed in June 2017. Judge Rakoff stated that Ms. Palin's complaint failed to show that a mistake in an editorial was made maliciously.
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