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How to Stop (and Remove) Online Impersonations on Social Media, Other Websites

Posted in Cyberbullying, Facebook, Google, Other Internet Law Issues, Twitter, YouTube
Professionals and companies are being harmed online and on social media in a number of ways. One increasingly common form of online harassment is impersonation of the person (or company) that the harasser is intending to harm through the creation of fake public personas on social media platforms or websites. Major online and social media players… Continue Reading

Actor Can Proceed With Twitter Defamation Lawsuit, Likely to Unmask Anonymous Twitter User

Posted in Cases & Court Decisions, Identify Anonymous Defamers, Twitter
Actor James Woods is one step closer to unmasking the identity of the unknown Twitter user he sued for $10 million last summer. Last Monday, Judge Mel Recana of the Los Angeles County Superior Court denied the defendant’s Special Motion to Strike. This allows Woods to proceed with his case against defendant John Doe — Twitter user… Continue Reading

How to Report Abuse, Harassment on Twitter

Posted in Cyberbullying, Other Internet Law Issues, Twitter
Twitter recently announced that it has updated its Twitter Rules “to clarify what we consider to be abusive behaviour and hateful conduct,” wrote Megan Cristina, the company’s head of Trust & Safety, in a Dec. 30, 2015 blog post. According to Cristina’s blog post (“Fighting abuse to protect freedom of expression”), the policy changes are intended… Continue Reading

How to Remove Harassment, Other Harmful Internet and Social Media Postings

Posted in Cyberbullying, Defamation Removal, Facebook, LinkedIn, Other Internet Law Issues, Pinterest, Twitter, WordPress
Minutes, if not seconds, is all it takes for someone to cause harm to another person on the internet. Whether a single posting on social media or another online forum, or a full-fledged harassment campaign consisting of numerous postings on various platforms, it is extremely easy today to cause damage to another’s reputation online. Thus,… Continue Reading

Washington Case Turns on Application of Federal CDA Immunity

Posted in Cases & Court Decisions, Communications Decency Act, Other Internet Law Issues
Last week, the Washington Supreme Court handed down a favorable ruling in a case turning on the application of the federal Communications Decency Act of 1996 – favorable, that is, for those seeking to hold websites accountable for certain harm arising out of content published on their sites. In a 6-3 ruling, the top Washington… Continue Reading

LXBN TV: Courts and Companies Take a Step Forward in Combatting Revenge Porn

Posted in Other Internet Law Issues, Revenge Porn, Twitter
Last week, Whitney Gibson was interviewed by LXBN TV’s Colin O’Keefe to discuss the subject matters of our two most recent blog posts: 1) the change in Twitter’s revenge porn policy, and 2) the recent California sentencing of a man to 18 years in jail for identity theft and extortion charges, in conjunction with his revenge porn website and… Continue Reading

Twitter, Reddit Change Policies to Prohibit Revenge Porn, Establish Revenge Porn Removal Procedures

Posted in Other Internet Law Issues, Reddit, Revenge Porn, Twitter
Earlier this month, Twitter updated its rules to prohibit “revenge porn,” or the posting of nude photographs or videos without the subject’s consent.  This news came a couple weeks after Reddit announced a similar change to its privacy policy reflecting its prohibition of revenge porn and the process of removing revenge porn from the website.… Continue Reading

How to Remove Private or Embarrassing Photos from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Posted in Apps, Cyberbullying, Facebook, Instagram, Other Internet Law Issues, Twitter
People today love sharing photographs of themselves and their whereabouts. And today’s technology makes it so easy.  While there are numerous websites and apps that make this possible, among the most popular are Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  This trio ranks second, eighth, and twenty-fourth, respectively on Alexa.com’s rankings of top websites in the United States.… Continue Reading

Dallas P.D. Fumbles Arrest News About Brother of the NFL’s Aqib Talib

Posted in Other Internet Law Issues, Twitter
#BREAKING: Oops. On Sunday morning, Maj. Max Geron tweeted from his official Dallas Police Department Twitter account, @MaxDPD, that NFL cornerback Aqib Talib had been arrested for throwing bottles and causing a disturbance at a Dallas club. The tweet about the 1:45 a.m. arrest was later retweeted by the Department’s verified @DallasPD account at 9:53… Continue Reading

How to Deal with Potential #Defamation on Twitter

Posted in Defamation Removal, Identify Anonymous Defamers, Twitter
In January, a jury ruled in favor of Courtney Love in a libel case concerning a tweet, brought by Love’s former attorney. This was believed to be the first U.S. trial concerning potential defamation on Twitter. While the plaintiff in the so-called “Twibel” case did not collect damages, and we have yet to see how… Continue Reading

How to Remove Nude Photos from ‘Revenge Porn’ and Other Internet Websites

Posted in Other Internet Law Issues, Revenge Porn
Whether it is on Facebook, Instagram, or another popular website, many people today love sharing photographs about themselves and their whereabouts. But legal issues often arise when a person uploads or posts private photos (or videos) of someone else – especially when they involve nudity or are otherwise sexual in nature. Furthermore, once someone posts… Continue Reading