I thought I’d explore some of the legal themes that have emerged from this #HummingbirdGate story even though the story has since developed further and doesn’t seem to be quite what everyone assumed it was in the first place. Two major legal themes are copyright infringement and unlawful competition.
The Law Society of the Northern Provinces has issued a ruling on attorneys’ acceptable (and unacceptable) uses of keywords in their SEO or other Internet marketing campaigns.
What happens when an employee who controls your company’s Twitter account leaves for a competitor, taking the Twitter account with him? This question seems to come up now and then in US employment law cases and the latest is the case of gadget blog PhoneDog and its erstwhile employee, Noah Kravitz. According to Ars Technica’sContinue reading “When ex-employees take your Twitter followers away from you”
Update: Mashable has since updated its post to note that while the court filings don’t mention Facebook’s decision to delay activating Timeline for its users, there is apparently a message from Facebook indicating that Timeline will go public on 6 October 2011. History oriented Web service, Timelines.com, has applied to the United States District CourtContinue reading “Timelines.com sues to block Facebook’s public Timeline rollout”