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Video: Things to Consider Before Filing an Internet Defamation Lawsuit

There are several key issues and factors to consider before filing an internet defamation lawsuit. In the Vorys online reputation and brand protection group’s second video, Whitney Gibson identifies and discusses a few of the most important considerations. Among the highlights, Gibson discusses the need to consider whether an anti-SLAPP (or...

Google to Remove ‘Revenge Porn’ Images From its Search Results

It will not solve the problem. But Google is taking a positive step when it comes to revenge porn, hoping to mitigate the harm it is causing  victims, particularly women.  On Friday, a Google executive announced that the company will soon consider removal requests of the harmful images appearing in Google’s search...

Video: Protecting Your Business’s Reputation Online

Vorys’ online reputation and brand protection group has launched a new YouTube channel: VorysInternetLaw. The group plans to publish new videos every two weeks. In the first video, partner Whitney Gibson — who leads Vorys’ online reputation and protection group — discusses four common issues businesses frequently face on the internet: Internet...

Pa. Businessman Rich Gorman Wins More Than $3 Million in Damages in Internet Defamation Case

As an experienced internet marketer who found success in the online reputation management industry, Rich Gorman was already well aware of the damage that can be caused by internet defamation.  Then, Gorman said, he became the victim of a series of online reputation attacks himself. Well over a year after...

Supreme Court Rules in Threatening Facebook ‘Rap Lyrics’ Case Elonis v. United States

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Anthony Elonis, a Pennsylvania man previously convicted for posting a series of Facebook posts appearing to threaten his now-ex wife and others.  The high court ruled in Elonis v. United States that it was not enough to convict Elonis without consideration...