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Blogging and Tweeting Without Getting Sued : A Global Guide to the Law for Anyone Writing Online

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Every time you post a blog or tweet you may be subject to the laws of more than 200 jurisdictions throughout cyberspace. As more than a few bloggers or tweeters have discovered, you can be sued in your own country, or arrested at the airport heading off to a holiday in another country. Just for writing something that wouldn't raise an eyebrow at a bar. In this handy guide, media law expert Mark Pearson explains how you can get your message across online without landing yourself in legal trouble. In straightforward language, he explains what everyone writing online needs to know about reputation, privacy, secrets, bigotry, national security, copyright and false advertising. Whether you host a celebrity Facebook page, tweet about a hobby, or like to try your hand at citizen journalism, you need this guide to keep on the right side of cyberlaw.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129.54 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 226.8g
  • Allen & Unwin
  • St Leonards, Australia
  • English
  • Main
  • 1742378773
  • 9781742378770
  • 115,154

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"Accessible guide." "Reference &Research Book News""show more

About Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson is co-author of The Journalist's Guide to Media Law.show more

Table of contents

PrefaceIntroduction1 Down to basics: the legal risks of going global in a flash2 Cyberlibel and reputational damage online3 See you in court ...4 Identity, anonymity and deception5 Privacy and security6 Confidentiality in a medium with few secrets7 The fine line between opinion and bigotry8 Copycats and corporate capers9 Big Brother and you: censorship hotspots and security lawsResources: Read all about it!Notesshow more

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