Communication Law Articles

Articles written by lawyers and expert witnesses worldwide
explaining the different aspects of Communication.

Law Hub - Creating Good Content to Be Shared and Used

  October 20, 2017     By PaperStreet Web Design
Good content wins new clients.  You need to become a thought leader in your practice niche to earn new clients online.  One way that lawyers can...
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China’s New Domain Name Administration Rules

  October 11, 2017     By MMLC Group
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the finalized Measures on the Administration of Internet Domain Names...

Best Product - When is it False Advertising or Just Puffing?

  By HG.org
We have all seen commercials making claims that our common sense told us simply cannot be true. For example, miracle weight loss supplements or...

Beeing Sued for Advertising Yourself as the "Best Lawyer"?

  October 9, 2017     By HG.org
Can Advertising Support be the Object of a Lawsuit by Competitors or Lawyers not Considered the Best?

Does Moderating Your Website Make You Liable for Copyright Infringement?

  September 29, 2017     By Patterson Legal
Online platform providers are increasingly looking for ways to curate user generated content, both to promote good content and filter bad...

How Great Lawyers Can Use Videos and Social Media to Get Their Message Across In 30 Seconds Or Less: Part 1

  September 25, 2017     By PaperStreet Web Design
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and more...social media is now intertwined with people’s daily lives. In the first of this two...

Social Networks and International Law

  September 15, 2017     By HG.org
International social networks are constantly changing and adapting to the responses and needs of various citizens through several countries....

What Are the Legal Consequences for Advertising the "Best" Lawyers If They Do Not Deliver?

  September 15, 2017     By HG.org
Advertising as the best in any category is difficult to live up to when the lawyer has multiple clients and is working long hours. It is best to...

Legality of Posting Online Reviews of Products

  August 31, 2017     By HG.org
Posting online reviews for products or to inform consumers about the website is a legal gray area in general. However, if these reviews are from...

Lawyer Advertising

  August 23, 2017     By Stephen Gustitis, Attorney at Law
The best criminal lawyer advertising is selling solutions to potential criminal clients, rather than selling yourself.

Cyber Harassment Can Now Be Considered an Act of Domestic Violence

  August 22, 2017     By Lyons & Associates
The New Jersey Legislature recently added Cyber Harassment to the list of crimes that can be considered an act of domestic violence under the...

Internet Companies: Beware of Mandatory Israeli Court Jurisdiction

  August 21, 2017     By Barnea & Co. Law Offices
Recently, the Israeli Attorney General, in a legal opinion filed with the Israeli Supreme Court as part of an appeal filed by Facebook, opined...

What are the Consequences if the Lawyer Does Not Deliver the “Best” Results for His Clients?

  August 16, 2017     By HG.org
The ethical responsibilities of a lawyer are to ensure the best possible results may be delivered to his or her clients. This means researching...

Lawsuits Regarding Fake Reviews

  August 16, 2017     By HG.org
When someone writes a fake review for a website, product or service, it is possible he or she could be sued by the company. It is essential to...

Legality of Paying for Online Reviews

  August 16, 2017     By HG.org
Online reviews for products, services and amenities through websites and companies draw customers and clients in for business. However, some of...

A Ransomware Infection Risks Business Health

  August 10, 2017     By Alice M. Porch, P.A.
Ransomware is a menacing cyber threat because it exposes a business to cyber extortion. A ransomware infection can harm a business by opening up...

Can Anyone Stop Me From Putting Up a Satellite Dish?

  By HG.org
As options for television channels have increased, satellite TV has become a very popular alternative to cable. Unfortunately, to receive these...

Call-Blocking Apps Could Stop You from Winning Big Against RoboCalls

  August 8, 2017     By Tariq Law Firm PLLC
By Using Apps such as NOMOROBO. This will prevent you from earning money from these harassing robocalls. You may be entitled to stop and earn...

Marketing Your Criminal Defense Credibility Online

  August 3, 2017     By Stephen Gustitis, Attorney at Law
A criminal defense lawyer's credibility is their stock-in-trade. Leveraging credibility online can help the defense lawyer attract more and...

FTC’s Role in Promulgating Laws about Digital Marketing

  By HG.org
Digital marketing and an online presence are utilized by many companies to take advantage of the growing need for the internet connection to an...

How to Cultivate Your Personal Brand as a Lawyer

  August 1, 2017     By Stephen Gustitis, Attorney at Law
Your personal brand is something to continuously shape with the intention of helping others benefit from having a relationship with you. It...

Data Protection; Progresses Non-Stop in Turkey

Turkey is working full speed to comply with continuous developments in technology and set the international standards and draw up the security...

Abusing Children Via the Internet

Child abuse has long been a problem, but the internet has opened up doors for more abuse to occur.

Privacy and Data Protection in China - Latest Developments

  By MMLC Group
[With] the new Chinese Cyberlaw, as well as recent proclamations by the Supreme People's Court and other Chinese government agencies working in...

What Are You Agreeing to When You Shop Online?

Shopping online is big business, projected to surpass $3.5 trillion by 2020. Although China spends far and away more money in e-commerce than...

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia

There are speculations internationally that, enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia are still in dark. Saudi...

Before You Post THAT Picture . . . How Private Is Your Facebook Account?

If you are going to attempt to collect disability, you may want to hold off on posting pictures of yourself boating, fishing and the...

Private Investigation and E-Discovery: Voice and Audio Files

  By HG.org
E-discovery may be necessary in certain legal cases. This means that records may be made through electronic devices for use by the consumer and...

Is Social Media Protected by the First Amendment?

On February 27, 2017, for the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court discussed social media in the context of the First Amendment, recognizing...

The Right to Review Digital Database in Israel

Within the scope of a new directive published recently by the database registrar at the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority,...

Cybersecurity: The Italian Paradise for Hackers

The current and rising spread of cloud computing, social media, wireless connectivity, e-commerce and big data is showing every day more and...

New General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) in The Netherlands and EU

Since 14 April 2016 the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) has been adopted in the Netherlands. This means that starting from 25 May 2018...

Leaked E-Privacy Draft: What to Expect in Malta & the EU

Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, the European Commission has been working on reforming the E-Privacy...

Reputational Damage in The Netherlands Due to Negativity on Facebook?

Nowadays, reputational damage due to incorrect statements on the internet is a frequent occurrence. In this case, negative messages about a...

Cybersecurity in Israel: Protecting Your Investments

Your company faces potential threats every day from hackers and online criminals. Whether they are interested in stealing money, absconding with...

From a Start-Up Nation to a Cyber Security Nation: The Evolution of Israel as a Security Leader

Most people who think about leading global players in online security concerns think big: the United States, China, and Russia. Quietly, though,...

China Issues Implementing Regulations of the Law on the Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests

  By MMLC Group
On August 5, 2016, the State Administration of Industry & Commerce (“SAIC”), released a draft of the Regulations on the Implementation of the...

New General Data Protection Regulation in Romania

In Romania, and perhaps in the rest of Europe, little attention seems to be paid to Data Protection and the implication of the regulations which...

Alcohol, Language, and the Law

Legal disputes have become increasingly common among breweries and distilleries. Companies are litigating not only over trademark confusion, but...

Sex Crimes Involving Internet Interactions

  By HG.org
Sex crimes are prevalent in each state to varying degrees. Of these, many offenders are convicted of crimes involving interactions through the...

Fight Online Libel in the Philippines

Internet postings are subject to Philippine jurisdiction. Under Section 21 of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10175),...

Requirements to the Name of Entities in Ukraine

The company name is a very important part of the business, because thanks to their names companies can promote their brand in the market, shape...

Regulating Cyber Activity in Israel - Establishing a National Registry of Cyber Practitioners

Recent developments in the regulation of the cyber domain in Israel relating to defense export control of the cyber domain.

China Tightens Control Over Online Content

  By MMLC Group
China has begun enforcing its new media content regulations. This article looks at how they are being enforced and targets of recent enforcement...

Advertising & Marketing Law in Uganda

Uganda lacks specific laws to govern the advertising business. Regulation of advertising is provided in sections of several laws.

Do I Have a Lanham Claim Against My Competitor for False Advertising?

The elements that a party must prove to prevail on a Lanham Act Claim for False Advertising.

Remedies for Cybersquatting

Have you ever noticed that when a person or business name becomes popular or well-known, there’s often an unrelated third party prepared to park...

Financial Technology, An Exciting Upcoming Industry

FinTech is becoming one of the most influential sectors within the economy. It has simplified mundane and extensive tasks in many industries...

Legal Risks of Naming Specific Persons Online

  By HG.org
Given the proliferation of online material, the risks of misusing a person’s name or other information online have increased. Even obscure blogs...

IT Crimes in Saudi Arabia

Anti-Cyber Crime Law of Saudi Arabia is ny act committed related to computer or the internet violating stipulations of this law.

Cyber Investigation - How Prepared are the Indian Police?

India has emerged as a favorite hub for cybercriminals, mostly hackers and other malicious users who use the Internet for committing crimes. As...

Sharing Photographs: Excessive Copyright Demands

Technological advancements in social media sites and website development tools have allowed users to easily share and discuss articles and...

Legal Route to Gambling- India Perspective

"There are many harsh lessons to be learned from the gambling experience, but the harshest one of all is the difference between having Fun and...

2015 Polish “Indian Summer” Changes in the Copyright Regulations

Similarly to prior years, we have a beautiful Indian summer in Poland which brings changes to our copyright law. On the 11th September 2015, the...

Privacy Laws and Social Media Sites

  By HG.org
Social media sites and privacy are somewhat inherently at odds. After all, the point of social media is to share your life with the world; the...

China's New Advertising Regulations

  By MMLC Group
China’s revised Advertising Law of the People’s Republic of China, effective as of 1 September, 2015, represents the first major revision since...

China’s New Advertising Law: Consumer Protection

Advertising in China follows you everywhere. The fast food menu pushed into your hand on the street and the video loop warbling at you from the...

The Power of a Name as a Registered Trademark in Sports

Did you know that you can register your name as a trademark in sports? Many athletes know this and they obtain many benefit from this. Radamel...

What Is Your Liability If Someone Hacks Your PC and Uses Information for Criminal Purposes?

  By HG.org
Large-scale security breaches receive massive media attention. Whether a person can be criminally or civilly liable for another’s actions while...

Is it Legal to Film Police Officers?

Police activity has been in the spotlight in St. Louis, and Nationwide since the Ferguson, Missouri riots began this past August. As riots...

Attorney Advertising

At first glance, this sounds like a ridiculous question, especially in today’s world of Internet Search Engines, smart phones and attorney/ law...

Social Media Best Practices for Healthcare Providers

Social media continues to change how we communicate.

Changes in Advertising Law of Russia

Provisions of the Advertising Law are detailed as regards limiting the sound level for advertisements entered into effect on May 25, 2015....

Website Ripoffs: How to Get a Refund from an Uncooperative Website Owner

  By HG.org
Most of us have fallen for it at one time or another. A website offers a “free” or reduced fee trial for its services, but asks for a credit...

A Website Published Embarrassing Content About Me, What Can I Do?

  By HG.org
The Internet has brought many benefits to modern civilization. Unfortunately, just as with any technology, it also has a dark side. So, when a...

IT-startups in Ukraine: It's Time to Start

Ukraine, as a potential country for doing business, is often discussed by foreign investors, despite the fact that the ratings of favorable...

How Do Movies, TV Shows, Music, and Video Games Get Rated for Content?

  By HG.org
Most parents are concerned with the things their children see and hear in the media. It is an ugly world out there, and while it may be...

Someone Hacked My Phone or Computer, What Can I Do?

  By HG.org
There are few things that feel more violating than finding that someone has hacked into your phone or computer. When this happens, the first...

What Protections Does The Americans with Disabilities Act Provide?

  By HG.org
The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed to help the United States benefit from the skills and talents of individuals who happen to have...

When Is It Legal to Download Music, Movies, or Software Via Torrents on the Internet?

  By HG.org
Since the rise of the Internet, the illegal sharing of music, movies, and software have been an ongoing concern. Still, not every peer-to-peer...

I'm Being Harassed on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter; What Are My Legal Options?

  By HG.org
Cyber-bullying has become a very big problem in America, and it is not just limited to children. Every day, thousands of people have to contend...

What Are Common American Censorship Laws?

  By HG.org
How often have we heard someone say “It's a free country, I can say what I want to?” In most cases, that person is correct. But, America does...

Cyberspace posing challenges to legal framework

The legal profession has been changing over time, adopting new fields and challenges. Globalization, development of internet and technologies...

The Legal Truth of E-contracts in Egypt

No doubt that the technological evolution and its wide range usage in various fields became a part of our daily lives, accompanied by this...

What is Net Neutrality and Why Should You Care?

  By HG.org
Much has been made over the last few years about net neutrality. Still, most people are confused by what this term refers to and why it matters....

Subject to Contract? Emailed Negotiations

Businesses should be aware of the risks of informal communications such as emails and conversations whilst negotiating commercial agreements.

Law Firms Must Step Up Cybersecurity

A recent article in the New York Times underscores the demand clients are requiring of their law firms to step up their cybersecurity. Financial...

Northern Border Security: Impact of Canada's Anti-Spam Law on American Businesses

When you think of countries leading the cyber-security charge, chances are that Canada is not the first name on your list. That has changed. On...

Quality in Consulting : How Hard is it in Application

TQM is commonly known for the principles of continuous improvement, awareness of total cost of quality, recognition that everyone holds...

On Requirements Set by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Starting in 2015, the pharmaceutical companies - EFPIA members shall comply with the requirements regarding the disclosure of information on the...

Driving Regional Traffic with Google+ Local for Lawyers

  By HG.org
Google search now makes up nearly 95% of all consumer searches for local businesses. As a lawyer that relies on a steady stream of local...

When Should Blog or Forum Posts Create Liability for Defamation?

Writers often express their views on blogs or forums. With the advancement of laws, anyone who writes articles, must be cautious of consequences...

Technology & Communications Law - Malaysia

A basic insight into the laws of technology and communications in Malaysia.

Google Receives Influx of Take-Down Requests

Google has certainly had some experience dealing with take-down requests in the past – primarily dealing with copyright infringing content – but...

US Authorities Granted Power to Search Foreign Servers

Last week a district judge in New York ruled that US authorities can access and search through electronic data stored by US companies on servers...

Azerbaijan Is on Its Way to Creating Ambitious Electronic Court System

Azerbaijan is creating its electronic court system. The President of the country issued the respective order (the “Order”) back few months ago ....

Advertising and Promotion in the State of Kuwait

Freedom of expression is guaranteed for all in the State of Kuwait under many laws that may be some of its most important articles are included...

Telecommunication In Nigeria

Broadcasting and telecommunication has come a long way in Nigeria. Formally these services were considered social services in nature hence...

Two RI Supreme Court Cases Examining Television And Negligence Claims

While watching television recently, I came across a commercial involving dangerous stunts. The stunts were so dangerous and over the top that...

White Collar Crime in Malaysia

A Malaysian perspective on White-Collar Crime. A daunting task it has failed to curb, yet.

The Importance of Writing Good Legal Content

What is Good Legal Content? Good Legal Content is content that serves two purposes, one it gains the attention of the reader, hopefully one...

Advertising Law in Lebanon

Advertising is part of daily life, from street posters, print ads, and online campaigns to indirect advertising such as promotional events. A...

What Does the Law Say About Using Someone's Webcam or Computer Microphone to Spy on Them?

  By HG.org
In our modern, connected age, it seems everyone has a tablet or laptop computer that they use on a daily basis. These computers usually have...

Is it Legal for Someone to Post my Private Photos Then Demand Money for Their Removal?

  By HG.org
Over the last few years, a number of unscrupulous websites have developed around Americans' increasing comfort with sharing private, intimate...

Do Real World Laws Apply to Virtual World Problems?

  By HG.org
Everyday, millions of people login from all over the world to experience various virtual worlds. Some are part of a video game, others are...

Is There a Law Against Cyberstalking or Cyberharassment?

  By HG.org
With the rise of social networking, many have lost some of their concerns about personal privacy. Indeed, millions of Americans share the...

How Do The Law and Social Media Intersect?

  By HG.org
Finding someone who does not have a Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, or other social media profile is getting harder to do. Granted, there...

Is It Legal For Someone to Share Your Revealing Photos or Videos for Revenge on the Internet

  By HG.org
In this modern digital age, it is often common for romantic partners, particularly those in long distance relationships, to exchange revealing...

Can Dating Sites Post Fake Profiles to Lure In Members?

  By HG.org
It is the end of a long week, and you find yourself at home wishing you had something to do. But, tired of being a fifth wheel to all of your...

Advertising Law in Serbia

The State of Serbia regulates advertising on several levels, from the Constitution to statutory rulebooks, showing adequately its interests in...


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