“Sexting” among teens - Difficult to prosecute & not necessarily illegal
Posted on 12-11-2014 by Chad Troyan

How do you cut down on offenses of a bad action when the action isn’t illegal? This is the question law enforcement officers find themselves face with in regards to “sexting”. According to the Washington Post this practice has increased over the past two to three years. According... Read More

Social Media Ruined My Marriage But Helped My Divorce
Posted on 09-18-2014 by Rosanne M. Beach

Photo Credit: Quka / Shutterstock.com In this day in age, social media seems to run our lives. We wake up in the morning and check our Facebook account. We upload a photo of our breakfast to Instagram. And we tweet about how our day at work is going. Social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter... Read More

The good, the bad, and the ugly. What do you think about the new iPhone 6?
Posted on 09-17-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Last week, I was traveling and somehow missed the launch hype about the new iPhone 6. Even passing an Apple store, I didn't notice a line of people camped out waiting for the release. But from what I understand, the iPhone 6 is plotting a course to be the most successful smartphone ever made all... Read More

Monday Marvel: The BYOD Bill of Rights
Posted on 09-15-2014 by Doug Esten

Is there such a thing as a mobile device for BYOD that closes the gap by delivering employee’s preferences and the needs of their organization? Webroot recently released results of a survey on BYOD that suggests the employee-employer trust gap is widening. The company also created an eight-point... Read More

California Court Ruling Threatens BYOD Programs via Cruxialcio.com
Posted on 08-21-2014 by Hans Thielman

A recent ruling by the California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, Division 2, in Cochran v. Schwan's Home Service, Inc., regarding cell phone reimbursement may affect or possibly end employers' BYOD programs. Read complete article >> Read More

Monday Marvel: Demystifying the Cloud for Small Business [Infographic]
Posted on 07-28-2014 by Doug Esten

“The Cloud” has become so commonplace in modern society that people use the term to discuss various apps, websites, servers, and countless other things that are Internet-related. But what does that ambiguous expression even mean? Infographic courtesy of Visualistan Read More

Can texters be held liable for texting a distracted driver?
Posted on 07-23-2014 by Tracie Morris

In recent years, one of the most publicized societal issues has been the dangers of distracted driving with many state governments passing laws banning certain types of cell phone use while driving. As a result, most people understand and appreciate that a driver who causes a motor vehicle accident because... Read More

The Role of a Distracted-Driving Policy in a BYOD Workplace
Posted on 05-21-2014 by Doug Esten

"Risks and Rewards of a BYOD Workplace” was the subject of a series of presentations at the annual employment-law seminar last week. More and more employers are adopting BYOD policies with the state of Delaware as an early adopter in the BYOD arena, according to an article featured at the... Read More

Safeguards to protect against the legal perils of "bring your own device" (BYOD)
Posted on 05-13-2014 by Doug Esten

As reported by Pepper Hamilton – Practice ‘Bring Your Own Device’? Here’s How to Avoid Legal Trouble – the “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) trend has risen dramatically in the last year, but with its increased use comes risks that employers and employees are not... Read More

Just How Much Do People Use Their Mobile Phone?
Posted on 05-02-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

I am amazed at the results from this infographic stating people use their mobile devices 2.7 hours per day when I use mine about 4+ hours per day. Am I the exception? Infographic courtesy of Mobile Marketing Champs Read More

37% of U.S. Millennials Say Mobile Tech Increases Their Work Hours
Posted on 04-30-2014 by cmr0627

It's no secret that smartphones and tablets increase levels of interpersonal communication. It's never been easier to get in touch with family and friends. However, results from a recent Gallup poll show that mobile technology influences other areas of American adults' day-to-day lives... Read More

Cell-ebration! 40 Years of Cellphone History [INFOGRAPHIC]
Posted on 04-27-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Can you believe the cellphone turned 40 this month? This infographic via mashable depicts some pivotal moments in cellphone history. What was your first cellphone? Share your memories and insight in the comments below. Read More

Voluntarily Providing Cell Phone Number Gives Text Message Consent under TCPA, California and Florida Federal Courts Rule
Posted on 04-02-2014 by Ted Zwayer

As reported in the LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom | Public Policy Law Blog California and Florida Federal Courts Rule, Voluntarily Providing Cell Phone Number Gives Text Message Consent under TCPA. A consumer who voluntarily provides a cell phone number in the course of a transaction given “prior... Read More

How Can We Keep Our Law Firm’s Systems Safe in a BYOD World?
Posted on 03-26-2014 by Doug Esten

How Can We Keep Our Law Firm’s Systems Safe in a BYOD World? A Q&A session about BYOD relevant to practicing attorneys, and law firms. Featured on the attorneyatwork website. Read More

Webinar Recap - Attorney-client privilege: Technological changes bring changing responsibilities for attorneys and legal departments
Posted on 03-06-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

The most popular LexisNexis® Webinar for corporate legal departments in 2013 was on ACP in the context of corporate witnesses. This Corporate Counsel Advisory Newsletter post features 3 attorneys who represent corporations large and small in litigation, and dedicate themselves to preserving, challenging... Read More

Will In-Flight Cell Phone Use Take Off?
Posted on 11-25-2013 by Steve Berstler

I talked with a number of people this weekend about the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to allow cell phone calls during flights. Most of the responses were on the “don’t do it” side, but I can understand both sides of the debate. The Washington Post has reported... Read More