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SCOTUS: From Pornography’s ‘I Know It When I See It’ to Social Media’s ‘I Don’t Get It’

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously said in his 1964 Order that he could not use words to describe pornography but "I know it when I see it." ...

Google Moves to Crack Down on Search Advertising Evildoers

It may be that Google is tidying up its house as regulatory authorities intensify their scrutiny of the company, suggested Peter S. Vogel, a trial partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell "Google may be in a fight for its existence with the EU," he told the E-Commerce Times, referring ...

A Lot Hinges on SC’s Ruling in $30 Cellphone Sales Tax Case

A conflict between state and federal laws occur more often than might be expected, said Peter S. Vogel, a trial partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell "Most states have adopted their own state arbitration acts as to how arbitration will be handled in their jurisdiction," he told the ...

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The Law Is Coming to Social Media’s Wild West

Internet privacy seems to be constantly in the headlines globally, and social media communications are clearly driving most of these privacy concerns. Since law is the glue that hold societies together, all people on Earth rely on various laws, whether they drive their cars in traffic, pay taxes, establish geographic boundaries or use the Internet. ...

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Who Reads Terms of Service, Privacy Policies or Click Agreements?

Over the last couple of years, in presentations around the U.S. about social media, I've asked audience members whether they take the time to read website terms of service (TOS), privacy policies or click wrap agreements. Very few have raised their hands. ...

Privacy Heat May Put Facebook in Regulators’ Crosshairs

Any legal liability that Facebook or its third-party partners would have would stem from their privacy policies, noted Peter S. Vogel, a trial partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell. Densely written and ever changing, one can bet that these provide the legal cover for the allegation...

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US Law Against Online Gambling Makes It the Biggest Loser

With little fanfare or warning, in 2006, the U.S. enacted the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). This legislation outlawed Internet gambling and restricted how financial institutions could pay monies to Internet gambling sites. ...

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The Stunning Impact of E-Discovery on IT

In today's world, it is no wonder that every lawsuit has electronic evidence. Unfortunately, for the most part, lawyers and judges do not understand IT or the Internet. As a result, litigation generally misses the mark regarding what is now referred to as "ESI," or electronically stored information. It is in your best interest to learn more about the legal issues regarding e-discovery to be prepared, since surely everyone reading this article will be impacted in the future, if not already.

TomTom Slings a Shot at Microsoft

"In general, any time you are a defendant in a lawsuit, it is a great idea -- if you have a counterclaim -- to respond by filing suit," Peter S. Vogel, a partner with Gardere Wynne Sewell, told the E-Commerce Times. "It gives you a better defense if you can be offensive." Inde...

Viacom v. Google Wends Its Way Through Legal Fog

"There needs to be a brain shift in how we deal with copyright issues on the Web," Peter S. Vogel, a partner with Gardere, told the E-Commerce Times A way to fairly compensate the owners of copyrighted material without granting absolute monopolies on its use is the missing pie...

EC Group Could Spur Search Privacy Sea Change

For one thing, there is no appreciable difference -- assuming a system is secure -- between an 18-month hold period and a six-month hold period, pointed out Peter S. Vogel, a partner withGardere Google may well challenge the arbitrary time frame, he told the E-Commerce Times, ...

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