Find out how you can support the proposed Federal anti-SLAPP law

As I wrote about in earlier blog posts, Tennessee congressman Steve Cohen introduced a bill in the House of Representatives called the Citizen Participation Act. It’s effectively a Federal anti-SLAPP piece of legislation and seems to be modeled after California’s robust anti-SLAPP law. For many reasons, it is very important that this law (or something […]

Aerosmith Lead Singer’s “Cryin'” over Bloggers’ posts

Steven Tyler, of the world-renowned rock band Aerosmith, has sued anonymous bloggers for: (1) public disclosure of private facts; (2) false light; and (3) misappropriation of likeness. Tyler alleges that the defendants impersonated him and his girlfriend in various posts to their blogs on Google’s free blogging platform, Blogspot. This lawsuit is interesting because Tyler […]