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Photographer Sues Twitter for Wrongful Dissemination of Her Photograph

On July 27, 2015, lawyers for Kristin Pierson filed suit against Twitter, Inc. for copyright infringement in the U.S. District Court, Central District of California.  In the Complaint, Ms. Pierson alleges that she is the holder, since 2012, of registered copyright … Continue reading

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Food Truck Worker Fired For Tip-Shaming on Twitter

According to his own account, food truck worker Brendan O’Connor and his food truck crew prepared a $170 food order for employees of a local shareholder advisory firm who had sprinted up to his truck in South Street Seaport in … Continue reading

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Posting Pictures on Her Facebook Wall Lands Nursing Assistant in Jail and More

Late last month, an Oregon jury found Nai Mai Chao, 26, guilty of invasion of the personal privacy of elderly or disabled patients after finding that she took graphic photographs of them with the contents of bed pans at the … Continue reading

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Media Frenzy Suddenly Erupts Over PhoneDog Suing Ex-Employee for Absconding with Twitter Account

As an intellectual property attorney, I too am surprised at times by the issues that arise in the context of social media and how they are reported. Here, according to the lawsuit allegations by PhoneDog, the novel legal issues appear … Continue reading

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