Welcome to the website of the Digital Media Law Project. The DMLP was a project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society from 2007 to 2014. Due to popular demand the Berkman Klein Center is keeping the website online, but please note that the website and its contents are no longer being updated. Please check any information you find here for accuracy and completeness.
An exercise we did Friday at Univeristy of Nevada, Reno's High School Journalism Day raised
an interesting legal question: can a public university restrict its
students' use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter?
Back in February, Denise Finkel, a 2008 graduate of Oceanside High School on Long Island, sued four of her former high school classmates and their parents after the students created a private
Facebook group called "90 Cents Short of a Dollar," which allegedly
contained false and defamatory statements about her.
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