What are the Communications Decency Act’s Limits?

Like fake news stories, fake consumer reviews mislead trusting readers, decrease market competition, and devalue the businesses and individuals the fake reviews attack. You’ve heard the Russian proverb President Ronald Reagan popularized: trust but verify. When it comes to consumer … Continue reading

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The Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016

Every day it seems more consumers rely on and create online reviews for products and services businesses offer. Individuals might search for reviews on sites such as Yelp or TripAdvisor or through Google before they buy a product or book … Continue reading

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Case Brief: Reynolds v. Reynolds (In re Estate of Reynolds), 327 P.3d 213 (Ariz. App. 2014)

Case Citation Reynolds v. Reynolds (In re Estate of Reynolds), 327 P.3d 213 (Ariz. App. 2014). Facts Respondent/Appellee wrote two online commentaries about her mother. The first commentary described Respondent/Appellee’s own reaction to her elderly mother’s diminished quality of life … Continue reading

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Getting Relief Under Colorado’s New Revenge Porn Laws

  What is Revenge Porn? “Revenge porn” refers to non-consensual publication of explicit images for the purpose of harassing or inflicting emotional distress on the subject of the image, or for pecuniary gain. Victims of revenge porn are those who … Continue reading

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