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The Communications Decency Act and the Rise of the Trolls 

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act protects internet companies from litigation of content posted by third parties. Should they have immunity?

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Valuing Your Company’s Online Assets Before Sale

Your company’s online footprint constitutes an important part of the overall value of its goodwill. Indeed, the ability to create an online experience for a brand and to use online channels to reach new customers and retain existing ones is a part of the evolving nature of business in the 21st century.  As a seller, […]

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Blockchain & Cannabis: Investing Compliance

Whether you’re considering investing in cryptocurrencies, cannabis, businesses that leverage blockchain or the latest emerging technology, you’re ultimately considering investing in non-traditional, “alternative” investments.

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Online Marketing Orientation for Entrepreneurs: Part 3/3

Your company has decided which marketing tactics to use, now how do you use digital marketing analytics tools? Learn about google analytics and other tools.

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How Threat-Savvy Companies Can Defend Against Data Breaches

Incidents are Perpetually, Dramatically On the Rise Data breaches are happening at an alarming pace and, just as disturbing for those trying to head them off, there is no common denominator cause. Fortunately, adopting a best-practices approach can help your company gain a competitive advantage in protecting all the data you house and use: your […]

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Understanding “Reasonable Cybersecurity Measures” to Safeguard Data

Reasonable Cybersecurity Measures for Protection After collecting personal information, businesses must take “reasonable measures” to safeguard it. Some states, such as Florida and Alabama, have this standard (or a similar one) in their cybersecurity statutes. On the federal level, the Federal Trade Commission has brought numerous enforcement actions against companies for engaging in “unfair” cybersecurity […]

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The Legal Implications of Cybersecurity When Collecting Personal Information

Understand the Stakes of Collecting Personal Information Cybersecurity law has been called many things in recent years—evolving, complex, varied, cutting-edge, even hilarious. Ok, maybe not the last one. But I would offer another phrase that can serve as a key takeaway from this article. This phrase also highlights the importance of strong cybersecurity from a […]

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Ten Reasons Why the Blockchain Won’t Be Stopped (And Shouldn’t)

Blockchain technology is here to stay. Here are 10 reasons why the blockchain won’t be stopped: 1. The Blockchain Won’t Be Stopped: It’s a Technology Wave We’ve seen technology waves before. The PC wave distributed computer power to everyone. The Internet changed the business world, rebuilding retail and publishing with digital bricks. The blockchain is […]

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Investing in Cryptocurrency with Bitcoin: Fad, Fraud or Fortune-Maker?

Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of an article first published in March, 2014. Investing in Cryptocurrency If you haven’t heard about investing in cryptocurrency, chances are high you have heard about Bitcoin. Are you one of the many who have pondered allocating some investment dollars to this mysterious but revolutionary new currency? If so, […]

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Justin Timberlake Investments Go Bai, Bai, Bai and Stay N'Sync

Justin Timberlake Investments Go Bai, Bai, Bai and Stay N’Sync

Bai, Bai, Bai Former N’Sync front man and Mickey Mouse Club kid, pop superstar Justin Timberlake is now making a name for himself in the business world. Earlier this year, Timberlake starred in a Superbowl commercial for Bai beverages. Not only is he using his famous face to endorse the product, but he was also […]

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