Should Facebook Be an Option For Process Serving?

Keep an eye on your Facebook inbox… in the not too distant future, it might contain a summons. The practice is legally murky, and hasn’t quite gained prominence in the states. But defendants have been successfully served in the UK and Australia, beginning with a foreclosure notice served through the social network down under in […]

[Twitter Rulings] Man Ordered to Repeat Tweet 100 Times in Court Settlement

Although the tweeting isn’t court ordered, a Malaysian man has been bound by the terms of a settlement to resend the same apologetic tweet one hundred times. Social media has often been lauded as the great leveler of fields, giving everyone a (nearly) equal voice to express opinions, settle grievances, voice passionate devotion, et al. […]

[Legal] Courtney Love Sued For Second Time Over Twitter Rants

Never a stranger to controversy, Courtney Love should be lauded for her unique ability to use new and emerging technologies to get into more legal trouble. A complaint filed late last week in Los Angeles Superior Court accuses Love of libel, and details statements the rocker made on Twitter accusing one of her former attorneys […]