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Nov 2023

Maine Newspapers, Broadcasters Challenge Law Requiring “Due Diligence” on Advertisers Before Running Political Ads

Sigmund D. Schutz and Alexandra Harriman

A new Maine law that bans political advertising by foreign government-influenced entities has a remarkable feature of special concern for news organizations: it enlists news outlets to enforce the ban.

Mar 2023

Advertising Law Summary

The Summary covers areas for which the advertiser and/or publisher could be liable. It ranges from the content of the advertisements (discrimination to defamation) to the manner and placement of advertising

Jan 2018

User Generated Content: Snapshot of Legal Issues

Mark Lerner

Allowing users to post content can raise a host of legal issues, including copyright and trademark infringement, libel/defamation, rights of publicity/privacy and false advertising. This brief snapshot will provide an overview of some of the key issues raised by engaging with UGC.

Jan 2015

Mobile Data Collection

Matthew Fischer and Afigo Fadahunsi

Many incredible capabilities exist as a result of mobile device users disclosing their personal information, and public concern over online privacy breaches has spread to the mobile industry with news stories about geolocation tracking and mobile devices disclosing users' personal information via downloaded software applications.