Protecting Your Reputation Before Internet Defamation Occurs

I tell prospective clients on almost a daily basis that they need to protect their reputation on the internet before the unthinkable occurs–before they are defamed. Unfortunately for most of them, the defamation has already happened and we are faced with the challenge of dealing with a permanent negative. But you can choose to start […]

Internet Defamation: Sue Scheff Discusses Google Bombs and Reputation Management

Enrico Schaefer over at Traverse Legal alerted me to this podcast that a colleague of his hosted with reputation management pioneer Sue Scheff. I have discussed Sue’s harrowing story and her book Google Bomb (co-written with attorney John dozier, Jr.) in a previous post. In this podcast, Sue discusses: The definition of a Google Bomb […]

Internet Defamation Lawyer Caught On Video . . .

I’m having way too much fun creating educational videos using a cool site I found called www.xtranormal.com.  The site allows you to create animated videos, which is a lot of fun. I also think it’s a great way to continue to share excellent content with you regarding California Defamation Law and so you can "see" […]

Subpoenas not subject to motion to strike as “SLAPP”: Tendler v. www.jewishsurvivors.blogspot.com

Subpoenas are not subject to a motion to strike under Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, et seq., because they do not constitute a “cause of action.” Tendler v. www.jewishsurvivors.blogspot.com, June 10, 2008 164 Cal.App.4th 802. This decision will undoubtedly lead to an increase in requests for subpoenas to ISPs and assist plaintiffs in obtaining […]