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Since Yelp launched in 2004, thousands of unhappy customers have aired their grievances there anonymously. However, Hadeed Carpet Cleaning of Alexandria, Virginia pushed back, bringing a defamation suit against several of its negative reviewers and claiming that their Yelp submissions were completely fabricated. The company is arguing the reviewers were not actual customers, and has [...]Continue Reading →
On August 4, 2010 By Donna Baldry August 4, 2010
The 4th Circuit ruled last week that a Virginia woman could continue to publish government officials’ Social Security numbers online as part of her crusade against government violations of privacy on the internet.
Betty “B.J.” Ostergen, an information privacy advocate, has been posting government employees’ personal data, including SSNs, on her website [...]Continue Reading →
The answer: the Virginia legislature did, that’s who.
Landowners, many of them hunters, actually, say the time has come for Virginia to do away with its unique, decades-old “right-to-retrieve” law, which allows hunters to go on privately owned property to retrieve their dogs. Under the law, hunters are allowed to enter without permission [...]Continue Reading →
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