Oakland University’s business incubator in Rochester, will be hosting a free entrepreneurial workshop on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 9 a.m. on the topic of compliance with data security laws.More
People spend hours everyday online in chat rooms, building business relationships on LinkedIn, tweeting away and creating mega content on facebook or Pinterest. Yet, hardly anyone considers what happens to their “online alter ego” once they’re incapacitated, change jobs or die. This was the topic covered by attorneys Kathy Ossian and Rachel Tucker. Ms. Ossian is principal of Ossian Law Firm and an expert on IT law. Ms. Tucker is a well known estate planning attorney with Joelson Rosenberg PC in Farmington Hills. Together they thoroughly covered the subject of “Ownership and Control of Digital Assets”.More
Who “owns” the corporate Twitter account?
· What happens if the social media account manager leaves?
· Who will inherit your online photo library or other “digital assets”?
Sending text messages to consumers without proper consent can lead to claimed violations of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).More
The federal Computer Fraud & Abuse Act (“CFAA”) prohibits fraud and other harmful acts committed by accessing a computer. The CFAA contains a two-year statute of limitations, beginning on “the date of the act complained of or the discovery of the damage.” Recently, a federal court in Idaho considered whether a CFAA claim was timely filed.More