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Legal Ramifications – The Basics Of Intellectual Property Law

All bloggers should know a little something about Intellectual Property (often called IP) law.
Last time on Legal Ramifications we learned a little about the law of libel and how important it is to be sure about your facts when you write something negative about a person that could effect their business. Now let’s look at something more positive (although with a possible negative twist)

Social Media Introduction

I meet people either in business meetings or in my personal life that tell me how excited they are on using social media, how much fun they have blogging – though they are the only reader of their blog – or that they use Twitter to let people know what they are getting for lunch, or on Facebook talking to their friends. They assume simply being on these platforms means they “leverage” social media!

Legal Ramifications – Defamation Law – Libel and Slander

As social media develops, “mainstreams” and becomes a part of everyday life, one of the consequences is that posted blog articles will increasingly be subject to the claims of our litigious legal system. This is certainly true in the United States – but because the Internet has few boundaries, whatever you write can become fodder for claims anywhere in the world.

Legal Ramifications

This is a new section of The Bloggers’ Bulletin devoted to the so-called “legal” issues that may arise from time to time in every blogger’s life. These are often thought of as being discrete forms of prohibitions, as in, what can I do or not do in by blog or generally on the web.  When…