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Presentation by Chris Gatewood
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Presentation by Chris Gatewood

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  • 1. Can I Do That? Legal Issue-Spotting as You Blog Chris Gatewood @gatewood5000
  • 2. 3 things, words to the wise
    • copyright and aggregation
    • defamation and libel
    • policies and risk management
  • 3. copyright
    • what
      • an original work of expression, fixed in a tangible medium
      • (servers and drives are tangible media)
      • facts are not covered
    • when
      • exists at the time of creation
  • 4. copyright – fair use
    • four factors
      • whether copying use is commercial or noncommercial
      • the work being copied (purely creative vs. factual)
      • how much of the work is used
      • the effect of the use upon the potential market for the work
  • 5. content aggregation
    • do aggregators give traffic or take traffic?
      • yes
      • commentators or feed scrapers
      • how is this different from RSS?
      • why do the big guys not block Google?
      • permission (license)
  • 6. defamation
    • definition
      • false statement that injures someone's reputation and exposes him to public contempt, hatred, ridicule, or condemnation
    • safe harbors
      • truth or incredibility
      • opinion
      • more latitude with public figures
  • 7. policies
    • companies uncomfortable with employee blogging and social media
    • policies on employee blogging / tweeting can manage risks, increase comfort level
  • 8. watch out for the feds
    • transparency, particularly with product reviews
    • FTC regulations, looking for misleading advertising, even if not in actual ads

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