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Almost every business has a website, and a large amount of businesses conduct business or offer online services via their websites.  Therefore, business owners should be aware of changes in requirements for California commercial websites and online service providers...

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As social media became increasingly popular over the last decade, many employers utilized online profiles to try to learn more about job applicants or to try to keep an eye out for possible misconduct on the part of current...

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Although the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS) was signed into law almost a year and a half ago, implementation of key provisions of the law has been slow to occur. The Act is intended to encourage investment into...

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Google’s new subscription music service has debuted to mostly rave reviews. The service, Google Play Music All Access, is the internet giant’s answer to already popular music streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, and Rdio. In fact, most of...

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When you are starting a small business, your to-do list often seems endless. Since many small business owners have limited knowledge of the law, legal issues facing your business may seem daunting. Furthermore, if you are starting a business,...

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There is no question that the Internet has changed the business landscape and has significantly lowered traditionally high barriers to entry in some industries. No longer do startups and entrepreneurs need to have large amounts of capital to get...

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A professional and robust Internet presence is essential for any business that wants to remain competitive in today’s marketplace. The web allows for business opportunities that did not exist just a few years ago, and also allows anyone with...

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On Thursday, February 23 the Obama administration released a “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights” and called on Congress to pass strong legislation to enforce the proposal. The Bill of Rights proposes new technical and legal tools to protect the...

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Websites and copyright law

If you have a website, even for personal or recreational use, you should consider copyright issues.  As a general rule, the copyright in a work is owned by its creator, so if you are publishing anything on your site – photos,...

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