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  • Stored Communication Act: New Considerations for Webmasters
    Provided by Andrew Zangrilli of FindLaw
    CIOs, webmasters and managers responsible for establishing and administering policies for websites, intranets and extranets should take note of a recent federal decision regarding the Stored Communication Act. The details of your online use policies could mean the difference between protection or exclusion from this federal law.

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  • Florida Says Four Katrina Relief Sites Phony
    Provided by Donna Higgins of Andrews Publications
    Florida's attorney general has quickly obtained an injunction against a Nassau County man who allegedly set up four bogus Web sites to solicit donations for Hurricane Katrina relief.

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  • Why the Delete Online Predators Act Won't Delete Predatory Behavior
    Provided by Anita Ramasastry of FindLaw
    Why the "Delete Online Predators Act" bill won't do much to protect minors on sites like MySpace.com and FaceBook.com.

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  • DontSueThere.com
    Provided by Eric Sinrod of FindLaw
    You may have heard of the Web site DontDateHimGirl.com. The purpose of the site is to allow women to make anonymous postings about specific men. A defamation lawsuit was filed with respect to statements made on the site about a particular man. While the name of the case is Hollis v. Joseph, as owner and operator of DontDateHimGirl.com, et al., perhaps the case should be referred to as DontSueThere.Com.

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  • New Version of Google Analytics Now Available Worldwide
    Provided by Google
    Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced a new version of its powerful web analytics solution, Google Analytics(TM). The new version of Google Analytics was unveiled today at the EMetrics Summit taking place in San Francisco. Google Analytics, a free enterprise-class solution, enables executives, marketers and website owners to understand how their users interact with their website and help increase online business.

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  • Dismissal Upheld Despite Employer's Google Search for Employee's Prior Work History
    Provided by Eric Sinrod of FindLaw
    An employee recently argued that he was improperly terminated based on his employer's Google search relating to his prior work background. Should such an argument stick? Well, it did not in this particular case, Mullins v. Department of Commerce, just decided on a non-precedential basis by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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  • Paying For Privacy
    Provided by Eric Sinrod of FindLaw
    There have been countless studies in which consumers respond that they care about their privacy on the Internet. However, simply stating concern about privacy is a far cry from actually taking steps to protect one's own privacy in cyberspace.

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  • Fantasy Sports Leagues Participation Is Not Illegal Gambling, Judge Rules
    Provided by Eric Sinrod of FindLaw
    The many fantasy sports leagues enthusiasts can breathe a deep sigh of relief, as a federal judge in New Jersey has just ruled that their activities do not constitute illegal gambling.

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  • Courting Content Liability
    Provided by Marie D'Amico of NetGuide Magazine
    Creating content or supplying services for the World Wide Web can be a worrisome road. Recent court cases and controversial legislation have hinted at huge potential liabilities for three major areas - electronic defamation, copyright infringement, and obscenity.

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  • Can I Borrow a Bit of Digital?
    Provided by Marie D'Amico of NetGuide Magazine
    More than one million people bungee jump into the hurly-burly digital world of the Internet each month and create a World-Wide Web page. Perhaps you're one such stalwart soul.

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