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Archive : September 2012

September 28, 2012

Should Middle Schools Teach Students Proper Social Media Use?

A New Jersey assemblyman Sept. 27 introduced legislation to include proper use of social media as a core curriculum topic for students in sixth to eighth grades.

September 24, 2012

New Jersey Social Media Privacy Bill Advancing

New Jersey lawmakers are closer to becoming the latest to approve legislation aimed at reining in demands by employers or educational institutions for social media passwords or access.

September 21, 2012

Solomon Faces Scrutiny Over Role in Wal-Mart Social Media Policy Case

Lafe Solomon, acting general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board, was the subject of an investigation by the agency's inspector general, and it is possible he may face further scrutiny by the Department of Justice. The IG has said that Solomon reviewed Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s social media policy while holding stock in the company.

September 7, 2012

Judge’s Facebook Friendship With Attorney Leads to Disqualification

Florida judges who use Facebook or similar social networking sites may want to consider re-examining their online friends.