With Friends Like These, You May Need a Lawyer

October 2010
Tennessee Bar Journal;Oct2010, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p38
The article offers the author's insight on the prevalent use of the social networking web site Facebook in the U.S. He examines several legal consequences resulting from Facebook misuse including defamation, civil suits, and criminal charges. He points out that thousands of students in the country are facing lawsuits due to posting alleged defamatory or indecent messages on Facebook and other social networking sites.


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