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Mastering Internet, Social Media, & Technology Law..24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast - Final Chance for Early Bird Discount

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Learn the latest on Mastering Internet, Social Media, & Technology Law with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Mastering Internet, Social Media, & Technology Law CLE
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

Final Chance for Early Bird Discount

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


The rapid proliferation of the Internet, technology and social media has quickly increased the demand for attorneys proficient in the latest tools in this rapidly developing area of law. Recent innovations in social media and consumer review websites has led to a substantial increase in defamation claims by corporations, employees, and consumers. At the same time, the heightened value of electronic business information & corporate data has required skills to minimize liability from theft and sharing. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar features several nationally respected experts, who will describe the skills, techniques, and insights required to successfully counsel clients in this hot, expanding practice. The faculty will focus on employment issues arising from the Internet & Social Media, the legal impact of technology on government, and the latest developments in computer fraud & abuse. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in this convenient, on-demand seminar.


1. Cyber & Social Media Defamation:

a. Cyber and Social Media Defamation - What You Need to Know

b. Changes in Statutory and Court Opinions regarding On-line Defamation

c. Cutting-edge Compliance, Damage Mitigation, & Litigation Avoidance Techniques

d. Are Internet-based Reviews for Products, Services, & Merchants Actionable for Defamation?

e. Strategies for Dealing with Employee's Use of Social Media Websites

2. Social Media Legal Issues & Local Government:

a. Best Practices on Access to Candidates’ and Employees’ Social Media Accounts

b. Using Social Media to Influence Hiring Decisions

c. When Can You Terminate An Employee Based on Social Media Activity?

d. First Amendment Issues: When Can You Moderate, and Should You?

e. Government Liability For The Online Speech of Others

f. Effectively Dealing with Copyright Issues & Privacy

g. Developments in Social Media Policies & Insurance

3. Computer Fraud & Abuse:

a. Securing Electronic Business Information & Corporate Data

b. What You Need to Know About the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act

c. Developments Regarding Data Theft by Employees

d. Protecting Clients following Recent Federal Caselaw

4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Casey Lide is a Principal with The Baller Herbst Law Group, PC, and is a widely-respected expert on informational privacy. He has co-authored an extensive guidebook on federal privacy law, analyzed the privacy, freedom of information, and open records laws of more than 25 states, and provided counsel on privacy, surveillance, and related issues to numerous public and private clients. He is also a frequent author, speaker, and instructor on these topics. Mr. Lide previously worked in-house for Digital Signature Trust Co., a leading provider of Internet security and authentication tools. He has also held policy-related positions for the Federation of American Research Networks (FARNET) and for EDUCAUSE, a national information technology association of higher education institutions. In this capacity, he represented the association on a variety of legislative and regulatory initiatives, including the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). He has directed working groups and provided policy advice on such topics as advanced networking, wireless communications, Internet security, the digital divide, domain name policy, privacy, federal investment in information technology research, and distance education. Mr. Lide has written numerous articles on municipal broadband applications, CALEA, cable incumbents, UCITA, online commerce, intellectual property, and online defamation.

2. Nick Akerman is a partner at Dorsey & Whitney, where he is a trial lawyer specializing in both complex civil and criminal cases. He has a well-established expertise on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Statute (RICO), securities fraud, state and federal trade secret laws and post employment restrictive covenants. Mr. Akerman is a nationally recognized expert on computer crime and the protection of competitively sensitive information and computer data. He regularly obtains injunctions for his clients under the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in various federal courts around the country requiring computer thieves to return stolen computer data and prohibiting the dissemination of the data to competitors. He also consults with clients in developing systems, policies and protocols to protect computer data. Mr. Akerman speaks and writes regularly on protecting computer data, including in his regular computer data column for the National Law Journal. He has been a featured quoted expert on computer fraud and computer security issues in the New York Times, USA Today, the San Jose Mercury News, the Boston Globe, the St. Louis Dispatch, the Sacramento Bee, Forbes, ComputerWorld, CFO Magazine, CNET, CNET Japan, ZDNet, MSN, Internet Week and the Weekly Homeland Security Newsletter. He has recently published “The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act: A Guide for General Counsels and CIOs.” Prior to private practice, Mr. Akerman served as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, as well as an Assistant Special Watergate Prosecutor with the Watergate Special Prosecution Force. He received his JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

3. Domingo J. Rivera is one of the foremost authorities on cyber defamation in the country. Mr. Rivera spent nearly two decades as a computer programmer, before pursuing a career as a cyberlaw and social media attorney. Initially an engineer for the United States Navy, Mr. Rivera drafted electrical engineering plans for the Armed Forces, and ultimately served as lead engineer for the construction of the Department of Defense’s state-of-the art Information Technology facility. Mr. Rivera also has experience advising attorneys and law firms regarding the technical aspects of legal issues related to information technology and electronic evidence. He was the first attorney in the United States to win a complex jury trial involving Federal Copyright Infringement, music piracy criminal allegations. He is an international authority on cyber defamation and has been called upon to provide insight for BBC, before millions of worldwide listeners. Mr. Rivera's firm and cases have been featured or reported on by The New York Times and The Washington Post, among others.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.

You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed.

CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:

Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credit

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.


You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

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