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The Fourth Circuit has held that Facebook “Likes” are constitutionally protected speech, overruling a federal district court in North Carolina.  The case could have implications for other plugin-driven “social” features of websites as well as...

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ZwillGen Announces Major Expansion

August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

ZwillGen is thrilled to announce that three new attorneys have joined the firm! Veteran attorneys Stacey Brandenburg and Mason Weisz will be joining as Counsel, and Dan Sachs has been appointed as ZwillGen’s first Fellow....

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In a pair of rulings, the Minnesota Court of Appeals avoided review of a trial court’s decision on the important but rarely-litigated issue of when “publicly” posted social media content is subject to the protections...

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Logged into Facebook? You’ve Been Served

Logged into Facebook? You’ve Been Served

March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

On March 7, 2013, Judge Engelemayer of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a novel order allowing the Federal Trade Commission to serve certain papers (other than the initial...

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Last week the FTC entered into two major settlements – a $22.5 million civil penalty against Google for violating a prior FTC order, and a final settlement with Facebook over charges that the company misrepresented...

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This week Representatives Edward Markey and Joe Barton sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission regarding the latest online tracking controversy – Facebook tracking users who have logged out of the service. This new...

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