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Social Media Login and Password Discovery Requests: A Useful Tool in the Quest for Truth or an Invasion of Privacy? One Pennsylvania Court Helps Navigate the Debate

            The July 5, 2012 decision of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in Trail v. Lesko explores the legal landscape relating to the scope of discovery of social media.              Judge Wettick spends the majority of the Lesko opinion laying

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Score One for Plaintiffs in Battle Over Discoverability of Facebook

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Post at Your Own Risk: Pennsylvania Court Permits Discovery of Information on Personal Facebook Profile

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When an Employee Tweets

 Another day. Another TWITTER event. This time it involves the National Football League. Last week, star running back Arian Foster sent a copy of a MRI image showing his severely injured hamstring to all of his followers by TWITTER. His “tweet” included an explanation

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Social Media Advisor – Social Networking May Be Bad For Your Health

According to the Associated Press, doctors in Europe are warning that Facebook may trigger an asthma attack in susceptible users.    According to the reports, such an attack was triggered in an 18-year old man after he logged onto Facebook and

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Social Media Advisor – Walking the Tightrope of Insubordination and Concerted Activity

The National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) is one of those employment statutes that is rife with misunderstanding in the minds of many employers who believe that the NLRA is only applicable to the unionized workforce.   In fact, while the NLRA

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Social Media Advisor – That’s Why They Call It A Trend

A “trend” is generally defined as a general course, drift or prevailing tendency.   In the battle between the potential privacy rights of a social networking site user and the desire of a lawsuit party to have full access to the

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