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Archive : May 2012

May 21, 2012

Enforcers on the Beat: Social Media Companies, the FTC and the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor

Myspace. Google. Twitter. Facebook. In the past two years, each has been the subject of an enforcement action by the Federal Trade Commission. But that's not all.

May 18, 2012

States Take the Lead on Legislation to Bar Employer Requests for Social Media Passwords

Congress often lags behind more nimble state legislatures when it comes to the quick passage of new law on up-and-coming issues. Social media law, it turns out, is no exception.