Elijah Yip

48 Flips | 8 Magazines | 10 Followers | @legaltxts | I am an experienced civil litigator and a partner at Cades Schutte LLP, a full-service law firm based in Honolulu, Hawaii. My areas of practice include business litigation, IT law, and environmental law. I write about developments in law and technology on my blog (LegalTXTS.com) and on Twitter (@LegalTXTS). I am frequently invited to speak about law and technology. For a list of topics and representative speaking engagements, visit my blog.

FFIEC Clarifies Social Media Risks

Final Guidance Addresses Payments, Third-Party Management Tracy Kitten (FraudBlogger) • December 12, 2013<p>The final version of <b>guidance on social media</b> …

Social Media

Big Idea 2014: Banking Goes Virtual

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014. See all the ideas here.</i><p><i>Banking is essential.</i> …

Securing Your Web Site: The Wild Goose Chase

Securing Your Web Site: The Wild Goose Chase December 9, 2013<p>The revised Payment Cards Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) that was released …

Information Security

COPPA AND RECENT AMENDMENTS TO THE COPPA RULE: A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW

Home > Children's Privacy > COPPA AND RECENT AMENDMENTS TO THE COPPA RULE: A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW<p><b>By Justine Young Gottshall And Damien Wint</b><p>As we …

Ill-Advised Student YouTube Video Leads to Conviction For Misusing Computerized Communication System–In re Kaleb K.

Kaleb, a high school student, allegedly created a YouTube video with a rap song about his Spanish teacher that contained “crude and vulgar language” …

"Solicitation" In the Era of Social Media Remains Unsettled - Internet & Social Media Law Blog - December 4, 2013

Rebecca Carr Rizzo<p>Last month, in KNF&T v. Muller (October 2013), the Massachusetts Superior Court found that a LinkedIn update regarding an …

How to Delete and Protect the Digital Identities of the Deceased

<i>Julie Myhre is the editor of NextAdvisor.com.</i><p>As of May 2013, 72 percent of online adults use social networking sites, according to Pew Internet and American Life Project. The unfortunate aspect of so many people using social media is that when one of our friends or family members dies, we are …

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A Question for the Judges: Can the FTC Regulate Cybersecurity?

Another firm is challenging the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to regulate corporate cybersecurity.<p>Medical testing laboratory LabMD Inc. is fighting back against an August FTC complaint that alleged the company failed to protect consumers’ personal data.<p>The move comes as Wyndham Worldwide …

Key Factors of a Computer Digital Account (CDA) Plan to Protect Your Legacy

December 4, 2013<p>Embed<p>Increasingly, we interact with the world around us through digital devices and social media. Compared to decades past, our most …

The Marketplace Fairness Act Would Grant States The Authority Regarding Online Sales Tax

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Privacy

Blurry Lines: Legal and Business Uncertainty in Social Media - Event #2: Gamblification - Internet & Social Media Law Blog - December 3, 2013

Pillsbury's Internet & Social Media Team<p>The intersection of social games and gambling is moving forward at a torrid pace. Yet, there are many blurred …

Amazon Rejected by U.S. High Court on New York Sales Tax

The U.S. Supreme Court stayed out of the multibillion-dollar fight over Internet sales taxes, leaving intact a New York law that forces Amazon.com …

Nevada Court Blesses Plaintiff’s Counsel Use of Facebook and Twitter to Advertise Pending Collective Action

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You Need a Duty to Preserve Before Issuing Sanctions

In a case where the Court called the Defendants’ disclosures troubling, the Plaintiffs sought sanctions for the failure to back-up hard drives or …

When an Employee’s 10-Foot-Tall and Bulletproof Attitude on Social Media Becomes a Workplace Reality (and Nightmare)

Home > EEO > When an Employee’s 10-Foot-Tall and Bulletproof Attitude on Social Media Becomes a Workplace Reality (and Nightmare)<p>It’s hard to believe …

Massachusetts Judge Rules That Updating LinkedIn Does Not Constitute Solicitation | Seyfarth Shaw | Trading Secrets

Think Hoarding Passwords Keeps You Safe From Firing? Think Again (Forbes Cross-Post)

Golden key with password // ShutterStock<p>Most employees think they are indispensable to their employers, but in fact, most employees are easily …

Social Worker’s Facebook Rant Justified Termination — Shepherd v. McGee

Shepherd v. McGee, 2013 U.S. Dist LEXIS 159432 (D. Or. Nov. 7, 2013)<p>Plaintiff Jennifer Shepherd was a child protective services (CPS) caseworker for …

Another Keyword Advertising Lawsuit Unceremoniously Dismissed–Infostream v. Avid

Infostream Group Inc. v. Avid Life Media Inc., 2013 WL 6018030 (C.D. Cal. Nov. 12, 2013)<p>Speaking of babies, why are trademark owners such babies when …

AFP & Getty’s Republication of Twitter/Twitpic-Sourced Photos Turns Out to Be Costly – AFP v. Morel

This is a long-running copyright infringement case that we’ve covered repeatedly. (My most recent post with a pre-trial recap: AFP v. Morel – Lawsuit …

It’s Illegal For Offline Retailers To Collect Email Addresses–Capp v. Nordstrom

The California Supreme Court issued a decision a couple of years ago holding that a zip code is “personal identification information” under the …

Cyberbullying Research: 2013 Update

It’s been nearly three years since I posted a summary of the current state of cyberbullying research on this blog. That post was inspired by my …

Native Advertising: The Blurred Line Between Editorial and Sponsored Claims

Home > Advertising Law > Native Advertising: The Blurred Line Between Editorial and Sponsored Claims<p>The act of using editorial content for …

“Big Data” for Educational Institutions: A Framework for Addressing Privacy Compliance and Legal Considerations

Home > Big Data > “Big Data” for Educational Institutions: A Framework for Addressing Privacy Compliance and Legal Considerations<p>Educational …

The Ramifications of a Security Breach

Home > Breach Notification > The Ramifications of a Security Breach<p><b>New Study Finds that Two Thirds of U.S. Adults Would Not Return to a Business</b> …

Another Facebook Firing Is Upheld

Employees in the private sector do not have free-speech rights in their employment, contrary to popular belief. Employees in the public sector, on …