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You Use is Not Fair – Copyright Myths and Avoiding Issues

You may think you understand copyright law enough because you have never gotten a cease and desist letter, but beware the pitfalls of your fair use misconceptions.  Copyrights, like all intellectual property, are protected to further the good of society.  … Continue reading

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Drop Your Social Media Policy Today – Write Something More Positive

Social Media policies, just say no!  That has been a recurring theme in these parts.  There are very real concerns and risks with employees engaging on social media when they talk about the company they work for.  I do not … Continue reading

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I Came Here Expecting Fair Use – Copyrights in the Digital Age and Funny Clients

Clients are sometimes the funniest and cutest creatures of all time, especially when it comes to copyright law they learned on the internet.  If your clients do any type of creative work, you have probably heard the cry, “but it’s … Continue reading

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Looking Past Your Nose – Social Media Risk Management Education

If you are worried about managing the risk in social media, one of the ways to learn about how to do that is to look at how others are doing it.  You might be in an industry that is used … Continue reading

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Put Privacy Truly First – Design It In From The Beginning, or Else!

If you are fearful about the pitfalls that privacy missteps can bring to your brand, you need to start at the beginning and bake it in to everything you do.  The more time you spend up front designing privacy into … Continue reading

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Leveraging Employees? – Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Social Ownership Question

Employee engagement with customers on social is perhaps the greatest untapped resource at your company.  It is also probably one of the greatest risks.  We have spent a fair amount of time discussing employees acting on their own without any … Continue reading

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Your Device, Not Your Data – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Issues

Do you use your own mobile device to do work for your employer?  Even if you have just answered a quick text to a co-worker saying they are going to be late for a meeting, you have embraced a version … Continue reading

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