As I mentioned in the introduction to yesterday’s top 10, this week’s LXBN Roundtable does indeed discuss Aaron Swartz’s story and whether or not it presents an example of prosecutorial overreach. Meanwhile, in the roundup, Daniel Schwartz explains why social media is indeed for everyone, and why employers need to be pragmatic and understanding instead of freaking out over their policies and employee’s social media use. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 172.
- Former Stanford CFO Revealed Ponzi “Blood Oath” – Sacramento lawyer Michael Hackard on his blog, Ponzi Clawbacks
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Analyzes U.S. Credit Reporting Systems – Asset Opportunity Director and Shriver Center supervising attorney Karen Harris on The Shriver Brief
- WATCH IT: PBS’s The Untouchables Asks Why No Wall Street Executive Have Been Criminally Prosecuted for Loan Fraud – Washington, DC attorney Steven Berk on his blog, The Corporate Observer
- Federal Government Taking More Steps to Protect Trade Secrets – Newark lawyer Michael Boyarsky of Gibbons on the firm’s IP Law Alert
- Facebook App Offers Free Phone Calls Over Wi-Fi – J. Bradford Currier and Marc Martin of K&L Gates on the firm’s TMT Law Watch
- The Last Post About Social Media & Employment Law Ever. (Maybe.) (Not Really.) – Hartford attorney Daniel Schwartz of Pullman & Comley in his Connecticut Employment Law Blog
- Huge Increase in Disposal of Frac Water in Ohio Deep Wells – Cleveland lawyer Joe Koncelik of Frantz Ward in his Ohio Environmental Law Blog
- Dukesing It Out: Tighter Post-Dukes Standard Helps Defeat Request For Class and Collective Action Certification – Jeremy W. Stewart and Kyle Petersen of Seyfarth Shaw on the Wage & Hour Litigation Blog
- FTC and Senate Commerce Committee Staffers Suggest Cautious Approach to “Big Data” – Washington, DC lawyer Libbie Canter of Covington & Burling on the firm’s blog, Inside Privacy
- Is Cruising Safe? Depends On Who You Ask. – Miami attorney Jim Walker of Walker & O’Neill on his blog, Cruise Law News
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