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Despite the efforts of Quit Facebook Day, social networking sites are wildly popular. Sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace are increasingly utilized by twenty-somethings that are now entering the workforce. Unfortunately, a large portion of these users are unaware that they are one “I Hate My Job” post away from becoming unemployed. [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On May 24, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

School in Pennsylvania gives laptops to students and uses webcams to spy on them at home.

Actor Jerry O’Connell puts law school on hold to “just play one on TV.”

Microsoft files rare patent lawsuit against CRM software company.

Five masterpieces, including work [...]

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Celebrities are often criticized for being negative role models — showing kids all the wrong things to do. We often hear stories of stars drinking and driving, partying all night, or taking pictures with a gun in their mouth and putting it on Twitter (thank you, Lindsay Lohan). Although entertainers do not always [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 12, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Rivalry between Adobe and Apple continues with launch of Apple’s iPad; cross developments between products might be affected.

Tensions rising with Twitter becoming viable competitor with iPhone’s App Store.

Privacy concerns arise as hundreds of WordPress Blogging sites are hacked.

Three most popular American Continue Reading

Be Careful What You (Don't) Tweet

On April 9, 2010 By JETLaw

Newest teen heartthrob Justin Bieber has been making headlines in the United States. After performing on the talk show circuit last week, he performed at the White House Easter Egg Roll over the weekend. Behind the scenes, however, his manager has been making headlines of his own. Scott “Scooter” Braun recently [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 21, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Conservative man’s tweets regarding Obama assassination would receive no First Amendment protection.

Sony signs $200 million deal with Michael Jackson’s estate for ten projects over seven years.

Rapper DMX violates probation and gets six-month jail term.

Legal and ethical controversy raised by Virginia [...]

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Is Lindsay Lohan a Milkaholic?

On March 19, 2010 By Jenn Weizenecker

Former Mean Girl, Lindsay Lohan filed a lawsuit on March 8 in New York’s Nassau County Supreme Court against E-Trade alleging that the milkaholic baby, Lindsay, in E-Trade’s Super Bowl commercial is actually a portrayal of herself. Lindsay is trying to milk E-Trade for 100 million dollars in damages and an [...]

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Stay tuned for Is That Really Me?: Social Networking and the Right of Publicity in the Spring 2010 issue (Vol. 12, No. 2) of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. The abstract for the note is below:

Social networking sites are ubiquitous in modern culture and popular with people of all ages [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 22, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

New iPhone app brings reward to burglars and muggers. Commentators say this and other microblogging services could lead to rise in home insurance premiums.

Young German novelist claims “intertextuality,” not plagiarism, in face of praise-turned-criticism.

Department of Justice creates intellectual property task force to combat [...]

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Google Buzz Causes Uproar Over Privacy Concerns

On February 19, 2010 By JETLaw

Last Tuesday, Google announced its new social networking tool, Google Buzz, to mixed reviews. Google Buzz allows users to share status updates, images, and videos through a new tab in Gmail, and will also be available on the iPhone and Android based phones. This new feature looks like Google’s attempt to compete with [...]

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