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Online Impersonation

How to Handle Email Harassment

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 07.21.2014 | Crime
Traci L. Slatton

Recently I was the target of email harassment, also known as cyberbullying. I was tangled up in business with someone who seemed sane. Then I discover...

New Arizona Bill Could Make Twitter Parodies A Felony

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Are you a fan of @KimJongNumberUn, @AngiesRightLeg or @ThePresObama? Well, a new bill in Arizona could make the creation of some Twitter parody accoun...

What's Even More Worrying Than Charging Teens for Fake Facebook Profiles

Adam Goldstein | Posted 09.30.2012 | Crime
Adam Goldstein

Earlier this week, the Student Press Law Center covered a story out of Texas involving two young teens being charged for making a fake Facebook profile. Now, we have no idea if the girls are even still in custody, or have had a hearing of any kind.

How to Protect Your Company's Digital Reputation and Brand Identity

Julie Spira | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology
Julie Spira

What happens when one day you find someone else using your logo, which you have taken the time to file a copyright or trademark for, as his or her primary profile photo on Twitter, Facebook or another social network?

Online Impersonation Banned Starting In New Year

Santa Cruz Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A state law effective Jan. 1, authored by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes online impersonation, when it seeks to harm someone, illegal....