Facebook Firing Case Could Set Precedent

There is a report on a complaint has been filed by the National Labor Relations Board against an ambulance company that fired an employee for complaining about her boss on Facebook. The company, American Medical Response, has a policy prohibiting employees “from making disparaging, discriminatory or defamatory comments” about the company, superiors, co-workers or competitors

Gossip Blog ‘TheDirty.com’ Hit With $11 Million Defamation Judgment

Blogging can be expensive…. A story today involving a Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader shows the significant hot water bloggers can get into if they ignore the law. Yesterday, U.S. District Judge William Bertelsman ordered a gossip blog called TheDirty.com to pay cheerleader Sarah Jones $11 million for libel and defamation resulting from allegedly false accusations that Jones Read More