February 24, 2014 — Social media attorney Ruth Carter shares real-life stories of people who have faced devastating consequences because of their behavior on their blogs & social media & how to avoid the same mistakes.
March 10, 2013 — This presentation, called “The Law of Twitter” is an introduction to the law of defamation and privacy, particularly as it applies to blogs and twitter. You will look into some real life cases and know about what steps can be taken by bloggers and tweeters to protect themselves from being fired from their “day jobs” or sued.
January 23, 2010 — How do you protect your intellectual property as a blogger? Should you register a trademark, a copyright? What are the rules around using third party materials? Miguel Danielson and Kimberly Isbell talk about responding to DMCA take down notices, first amendment issues, and all the other legal issues bloggers commonly face – including time for Q&A.
Special thanks to the Microsoft NERD Center for hosting WordCamp Boston.