Legal Resources for Bloggers

This is a continually growing list of legal resources for bloggers. Copyright Law How to Send a DMCA Notice with Sample Letters Plagiarism Today:  the definitive resource for all things in copyright and blogging Reasons to Register a DMCA Agent: A good look at why this is worthwhile DMCA Designated Agent Page: Where to go […]

Sample Privacy Policy

A number of advertisers and some affiliate programs require that you have a website privacy policy, and there are various data collection laws that also require the use of a privacy policy.  So, having one on your website is highly recommended. When creating a policy, consider whether you collect information in the following ways: Collecting […]

How To Send A DMCA Notice, With Sample Letters

Over the past few weeks, I have been covering issues pertaining to copyright violations.  The first portions of the series covered the following: Tips For Assuring Links Back When Your Content Is Stolen When To React And When to Ignore Copyright Violations How To Detect Copyright Violations This final segment looks at how to pursue […]

Complying With The FTC Guides On Endorsements

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its Guides concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising in October 2009, . (See the Press Notice). The Guides provide information and examples to illustrate how the FTC applies Section 5 of the FTC Act (15 U.S.C. 45) to endorsements and testimonials in advertising. (See the FTC […]