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United States and Europe: Still an Ocean Apart When It Comes to Privacy Concerns

by Matthew L. Schafer Keg stands; beer bongs; just bad judgment in general is out there for everyone to see.  Indeed, your information has found a home in the digital cloud – on Twitter and Facebook; Flickr and Youtube.  For … Continue reading

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Teachers Celebrate Temporary Injunction Against Facebook Ban

by Matthew L. Schafer On August 26, 2011, Circuit Judge Jon Beetem granted a temporary injunction in favor of Missouri teachers who sued the state of Missouri to prevent the enforcement of a new law preventing teachers from using social … Continue reading

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Tweeting the Revolution: Twitter Didn’t Create the Revolution, But It Didn’t Hurt It

by Matthew L. Schafer It’s hard to miss the various articles lamenting many social media supporters’ claims that Twitter and Facebook helped shepherd revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt into reality.  In one often cited example, Devin Coldeway, a writer at … Continue reading

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