"Let the (Hoster and Poster) Beware," DRI Today November 30, 2012

“People love to complain, especially online,” writes Aaron J. Aisen, associate in Goldberg Segalla’s Cyber Risk and Social Media Practice Group. “Complaining online might be cathartic, but doing so can have its share of legal consequences for hosters and posters alike.”

In this DRI Today blog post, Aaron examines some of the potential legal ramifications — including intellectual property considerations, privacy laws such as HIPAA, and the risk of facing a defamation lawsuit — that can accompany venting one’s frustrations online or hosting a site that publishes complaints.

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