Monthly Archives: July 2013

How to Train Your Lawyer – 8 tips from the front lines

Social media is mature enough these days as an engagement tool to have real legal risk associated with it.  With legal risk comes the need for good legal counsel.  And you guessed it, lawyers.  The problem isn’t getting their attention, … Continue reading

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Missing the Mark – Mobile Privacy Notices

In the three-legged stool of privacy protection, consumer notice starts it all.  If consumers aren’t reasonably advised what is going on, all the rest of your work is irrelevant.  Mobile developers have struggled with this.  The limited screen real estate … Continue reading

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Selling Customer Data? Stop! Collaborate and Listen – Lessons from France

Forgive the Vanilla Ice lead-in, but whenever you sell customer data you really should stop for a moment, collaborate with appropriate counsel and listen to what your users might think about it.  So let’s look to France and hope this … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Creations, and Being Respectful of Others – Copyright in a Digital Age

Social media is changing the world, right?  It is reducing the friction between thought and share.  It is allowing new social connections and collectives.  What it hasn’t done is change copyright law.  I’ll give you a ‘yet’ after that, as … Continue reading

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Employees Are Not The Enemy – Ditch Your Social Media Policy

Why is it that you treat employees like the enemy?  Why is it that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) feels they have to protect them from you?  I can’t answer the first, and that answer to the second lies … Continue reading

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Learning From Other’s Mistakes – Even When They Aren’t Mistaken

SF Gate is reporting this morning in its blog, “The Tech Chronicles,” that Twitter has been attributing fake tweets to real users.  There is little information about how this happened and Twitter is working to fix the problem.  At any … Continue reading

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Privacy Protection at the Movies – Oh My!

I just ran across an interview with filmmaker Cullen Hoback that I wanted to share with you and highlight a few things he says.  He will be releasing his documentary on data privacy, Terms and Conditions May Apply, over the … Continue reading

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