Online Piracy Bills - And Protests - Explained. Plus, Social Media, The Law And You
If you tried to Google something today, you might have noticed something a little strange: A big black square over that familiar logo. Google is just one of scores of sites today protesting two Congressional bills aimed at ending online piracy that - they say - if passed - will infringe on free speech and unfairly censor the Internet. Plus, who owns the right to control the commercial use of your likeness online? Can a tweet prove a defendant’s innocence in court? We discuss social media, the law and you.
Brian D. Wassom, Partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP in Detroit, Mich. He also authors a blog on the law of social and emerging media at wassom.com
Brian Wassom's predictions for social media and the law in 2012