Archive for June, 2011

Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”

June 4, 2011

I will no longer be updating Reading Tea Leaves and soon there will be a re-direct to “LawyersGetSocial”.

The purpose of the change is to reflect the change in the emphasis of what I am blogging about and also to further brand “DSD Law Site Solutions” as a “go to” resource for issues that attorneys face with marketing online with websites, blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the like.

So from now on go to:

Lawyers Get Social

Google Buzz Settlement Finally Final Final

June 2, 2011

This has been dragging out far longer than the time Buzz got itself in trouble long enough to be the target of class action privacy violation lawsuits.  At long last various privacy advocacy groups will receive funds along with more than $2 million for the plaintiff attorneys.

CA Social Media Privacy Has Another Chance

June 1, 2011

Last month, SB 242, the California bill on social media privacy failed to get the votes to move forward. It appears the bill has another chance next week when it could come up for reconsideration.  The San Francisco Chronicle has come out strongly in favor of the legislation. As I mentioned before, the bill could end up doing nothing if the federal privacy bill becomes law and preempts California law on this issue.