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Are Lenders Using Facebook To Determine Creditworthiness?

March 16, 2014

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According to a recent CNN article discussing what impacts a consumer’s credit score, it was revealed that an increasing number of lenders are using your social media accounts to impact your credit. It may seem crazy, but some lenders believe that your social connections are a good indicator of your credit worthiness. For example, if […]

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New Jersey’s New Social Media Law: Balancing Privacy Interests and Economic Opportunity

February 13, 2014

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Whether we talk about Amazon drones or social media, striking the proper balance between the public’s interest in privacy and the business industry’s quest for economic opportunity is never easy. New Jersey’s recently implemented social media law reflects an attempt to resolve one aspect of that struggle. The new law, which took effect in December […]

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Top Five Privacy Issues NJ Businesses Should Monitor in 2014

January 30, 2014

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Cyber security, smartphone applications, and social media will likely top the priority list of tech issues that businesses intend to focus on in 2014.  Privacy and data protection remain the undercurrent of those issues. Here are some key issues businesses should be monitoring in the context of those priorities: Cyber security: Target’s high-profile data breach […]

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Why Fake Social Media Profiles Can Cause Trademark Problems

January 10, 2014

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I bet no one ever thought of this one, but it does make sense – apparently it might not be a good idea to, as a joke, create fake profiles – either on LinkedIn, or Twitter, or maybe even Facebook! Who knows…. With trademark law, you never know. A recent opinion stated from the Western […]

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