Presenting on Reputation Management to SMBA

Today, I am speaking at the Santa Monica Bar Association’s First Friday lunch series on Internet Law Developments Relating to IP and Reputation Management, along with Dan Cislo, Esq. (2004-2005 SMBA President).  It runs from 12:00 to 1:3o at Wokcano, 1413 5th Street, Santa Monica. Click here to Register Registration in advance is $30, which includes a…

FTC Goes After Roca Labs for False Claims and Consumer Gag Orders

FTC GOES AFTER ROCA LABS FOR “ADVERSARIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE TRUTH” AND USE OF GAG ORDERS Last week the Federal Trade Commission filed an enforcement action against Roca Labs, Inc. and Roca Labs Nutraceutical USA, Inc.; as  marketers of a line of weight-loss supplements who allegedly made baseless claims for their products, and then threatened to…

Cyber Report: A Dozen Things You Need to Know (Patriot’s Day Edition)

April 20, 2015 A Dozen Things in Tech You Need to Know  Happy Patriot’s Day! Patriot’s Day commemorates that Battle of Lexington and Concord and the “shot heard ’round the world” that began the American Revolution.  It is a holiday in Maine and Massachachusetts and celebrated by, among other things, the running of the Boston…

RipOffReport Files Civil Rights Action Against Sac County Prosecutor in Desperate Move

RipOffReport Files Civil Rights Action Against Sac County Prosecutor Desperate Move to Prevent Indictment of Founder Ed Magedson RipOffReport.com, the infamous smear site that has been called “mechanized defamation” and compared to “social waterboarding,” has filed a civil rights action against an Iowa county prosecutor in what appears to be a desperate attempt to prevent the indictment…