Judge Richard J. Walsh began his opinion in Largent v. Reed with the following question: “What if the people in your life want to use your Facebook posts against you in a civil lawsuit?”
New York Appellate Court Rules That Facebook Cannot Bring a Pre-Execution Challenge to a Search Warrant for Its Customers’ Records
On July 21, 2015, the First Department of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, ruled that Facebook could not bring a pre-execution challenge judicially issued search warrants for records associated with customer Facebook accounts on behalf of its customers.
Last week a New York state appeals court recognized that “Facebook users share more intimate personal information through their Facebook accounts than may be revealed through rummaging about one’s home.”
This week, a major self-regulatory initiative intended to address privacy concerns associated with facial recognition technology hit a significant stumbling block.
Anthony Douglas Elonis tested the limits of what content he could lawfully post on Facebook.
FACEBOOK continues its rampage against books, and Vermont gears up for another trademark battle.
Monday at the Supreme Court wasn’t all about the EEOC. Amongst other decisions, the Supremes finally delivered the verdict in Elonis vs. United States—to a fair bit of mixed reaction.
Facebook complained that it “doesn’t make sense that 28 regulators should make different interpretations of the same law” reported by the New York Times, that “France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium — are investigating Facebook’s new privacy settings.”
Late last week, the National Labor Relations Board asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to uphold the Board’s ruling that Bettie Page Clothing unlawfully terminated three employees for criticizing their manager on Facebook.
As Facebook continues to evolve and mature, some of its decisions lead to significant repercussions for organizations building apps linking to the Facebook platform.