homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.237.95.6
register, free tools, login, search, subscribe, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Subscribe and Support WebmasterWorld
Home / Forums Index / Social Media / Twitter
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: rumbas

Twitter Forum

    
Judge Says Lawsuit For False Impersonation On Twitter Can Proceed
engine




msg:4285050
 2:12 pm on Mar 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

Judge Says Lawsuit For False Impersonation On Twitter Can Proceed [mediapost.com]
An employer who allegedly Tweeted under an employee's name potentially faces liability for violating federal law, a federal judge has ruled.

In an opinion issued this week, U.S. District Court Judge Amy J. St. Eve in the Northern District of Illinois refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a director of marketing at an interior design firm who said she was impersonated by her boss on Twitter. The decision means that designer, Jill Maremont, can proceed with the case and gather evidence to prepare for trial.



This one's worth watching, especially for businesses that use employees' to tweet and promote on their behalf.

 

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Social Media / Twitter
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved