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ELIZABETH TAYLOR ET AL VS ALKIVIADES DAVID ET AL

Specifically, Plaintiffs request that the following “related alleged facts” be established: • Defendant posted offensive material on his social media account. • Defendant required Plaintiffs to follow him on social media. • Defendant played an offensive video during office business hours. • Defendant hired a stripper to perform during office business hours. • Defendant did not attempt to investigate into fraudulent insurance practices that Plaintiffs had complained about. • Defendant’s termination of Plaintiffs

  • Hearing

    Aug 08, 2018

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Wrongful Term

ANGELA WHITE VS ROBERT KARDASHIAN ET AL

Media Productions, LLC STATEMENT OF MATERIAL FACTS AND/OR PROCEEDINGS: Plaintiff alleges that Defendant Robert Kardashian committed assault and battery against Plaintiff and has publicly slut-shamed and published defamatory statements about Plaintiff on social media.

  • Hearing

    Aug 01, 2018

JOHNSON V. TWITTER, INC.

Plaintiff asserts that social media, including Defendant, are the modern version of the old public square; accordingly, parties should be able to freely express their views, without social media companies monopolizing what types of speech may be expressed on their platforms.

  • Hearing

    Jun 05, 2018

  • Type

    Other

  • Sub Type

    Intellectual Property

ANDREEA MELISSA OLTEANU VS CASTA DIVA GROUP ET AL

Plaintiff eventually regained access to this email account, but she could lose access to the Personal Email account in the future because CDG administrators continue to have access to the account and may change its password. Burleigh Decl. ¶11. Since being frozen out of the joint venture, Plaintiff has been unable to access her social media accounts, including her LinkedIn, because she needs access to her emails in order to change the accounts’ passwords. Olteanu Decl. ¶12.

  • Hearing

    May 17, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

RICHARD BREAKSPEAR ET AL VS LAURENCE GRANTE ET AL

However, Breakspear alleged in the original Cross-Complaint that Grante offered to provide Breakspear access to TUA’s social media accounts in an effort to “promote BreakNite” and explicitly intended for BreakSpear to use the TUA social media accounts to promote BreakNite’s projects. (RFJN, Ex. A, Cross-Compl., ¶ 14.)

  • Hearing

    May 14, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

JASON ANDERSON ET AL VS VINCENT KIRSINAS

However, Plaintiff admits in her Complaint that she is a public figure—an entertainer and social media influencer (2AC, ¶ 18) who was the star of her own reality show on E! Network (2AC, ¶ 100). Accordingly, she must allege (and later prove by clear and convincing evidence) that demurring Defendants made the foregoing false light/defamatory statement with actual malice, i.e., actual knowledge of falsehood or reckless disregard for the truth. See Comedy III Productions, Inc. v.

  • Hearing

    May 11, 2018

BEIN IP LTD. V. BEOUTQ

The subpoenas seek information sufficient to identify and locate the users responsible for social media accounts that appear to have been operated by Defendant as an entity, and which were used to promote its products and services. Put differently, the subpoenas are designed to identify and locate Defendant.

  • Hearing

    May 01, 2018

YU VS. PEARCE

There is no indication on when this page was first posted, but the information on this page discusses the bullying of the Plaintiffs in social media by school surrogates. Thus, it appears that the gofundme page was created after Defendant’s posts. At the very least, there is insufficient evidence to show that the gofundme page was created before Defendant’s posts.

  • Hearing

    Apr 26, 2018

ABACUS DATA SYSTEMS INC VS COSTIN BULISACHE

The information contained in the memorandum had been compiled through Abacus' marketing department and employee efforts to monitor client preferences and disinclinations on blogs, social media and direct communications with its customers and clients. 18. Abacus took reasonable steps to keep its memorandum secret prior to Baker's disclosure of it. Namely, Abacus had not disseminated the memorandum to anyone who had not signed a PIIA Agreement or did not have a duty to maintain its secrecy.

  • Hearing

    Apr 19, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Defamation

ABACUS DATA SYSTEMS INC VS COSTIN BULISACHE

The information contained in the memorandum had been compiled through Abacus' marketing department and employee efforts to monitor client preferences and disinclinations on blogs, social media and direct communications with its customers and clients. 18. Abacus took reasonable steps to keep its memorandum secret prior to Baker's disclosure of it. Namely, Abacus had not disseminated the memorandum to anyone who had not signed a PIIA Agreement or did not have a duty to maintain its secrecy.

  • Hearing

    Apr 19, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Defamation

ADRIAN MCKOWN VS. CALIFORNIA STATE PERSONNEL BOARD

As CHP General Order 90.1 states, posting inappropriate or offensive content on social media accounts may provide grounds for undermining or impeaching an officer’s testimony. McKown’s misconduct could provide grounds for impeachment based on his discourteous treatment of the driver and his failure to follow CHP policies.

  • Hearing

    Apr 06, 2018

GODINEZ VS. LA SALSA CHILENA INC

Plaintiff's Motion (ROA # 167) for an order excluding evidence that Plaintiff is "hiding" or improperly preventing Defendant access to Plaintiffs green notebook used for depo prep, which contains attorney client communications - GRANTED. Plaintiff's Motion (ROA # 168) for an order excluding evidence that Plaintiff is "hiding" or improperly preventing Defendant's access to Plaintiff's social media photographs / postings - GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART.

  • Hearing

    Mar 29, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Auto

GODINEZ VS. LA SALSA CHILENA INC

Plaintiff's Motion (ROA # 167) for an order excluding evidence that Plaintiff is "hiding" or improperly preventing Defendant access to Plaintiffs green notebook used for depo prep, which contains attorney client communications - GRANTED. Plaintiff's Motion (ROA # 168) for an order excluding evidence that Plaintiff is "hiding" or improperly preventing Defendant's access to Plaintiff's social media photographs / postings - GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART.

  • Hearing

    Mar 29, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Auto

B&EC INC VS JIN SHIL LEE ET AL

Lee accredits this rise to her social media efforts. Id. In June 2017, Lee was fired by Promesa’s owner’s wife who was worried that Promesa’s employees treated Lee as the COO instead of her son, J. Choi. Lee Decl. ¶14. She accused Lee of trying to start her own company and eventually fired Lee. Id. In late July 2017, Incremento hired Lee as an E-Commerce sales manager for its Fantastic Fawn line. Lee Decl. ¶16. Since fall 2017, Lee has noticed that Promesa has been copying Fantastic Fawn clothing.

  • Hearing

    Mar 13, 2018

ELIZABETH TAYLOR ET AL VS ALKIVIADES DAVID ET AL

In opposition, Plaintiffs argue, inter alia, that “uncomfortableness” is not a sufficient reason for failing to plead the battery causes of action in March 2017 and that David’s own testimony and social media postings belie any reasonable conclusion that he was uncomfortable.

  • Hearing

    Mar 12, 2018

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Wrongful Term

NAKITA DANILOV ET AL VS SOCIAL MEDIA BROADCASTER LLC ET AL

Danilov’s self-proclaimed fundraising abilities, Dudko suggested that he consider producing content for social media and using social media influencers instead of traditional media ones. Dudko Decl. ¶11. They met with Chloe Joelle Cho Johnson (“Johnson”) who showed them examples of the benefits that social media influencers possessed. Dudko Decl. ¶11; Johnson Decl. ¶5. At that point, they agreed that if N.

  • Hearing

    Mar 08, 2018

SANFORD GREENBERG, M.D., ET AL. V. EVA GREENBERG

media that Plaintiff was a member of a gay bondage website and was looking for couples to engage with sexually (¶ 24), (3) stealing and using Plaintiff’s laptop computer to access Plaintiff’s email accounts and publish emails stating that Plaintiff was mentally ill, suffering from dementia, sexually deranged and had an illicit drug problem (¶ 25), (4) mailing Plaintiff’s potential business partner, Dr.

  • Hearing

    Feb 14, 2018

DIRECT LIST LLC VS VISTAGE INTERNATIONAL INC

Further contact, whether in person, by email, by telephone, message board, internet messaging service, web-based blog, social media service, or any other similar means, with Vistage International, Inc. or Vistage's employees, chairs, members, parents, subsidiaries, vendors, or any other person or entity that has a current or prospective business relationship with Vistage; 2.

  • Hearing

    Feb 06, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

DIRECT LIST LLC VS VISTAGE INTERNATIONAL INC

Further contact, whether in person, by email, by telephone, message board, internet messaging service, web-based blog, social media service, or any other similar means, with Vistage International, Inc. or Vistage's employees, chairs, members, parents, subsidiaries, vendors, or any other person or entity that has a current or prospective business relationship with Vistage; 2.

  • Hearing

    Feb 06, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

DIRECT LIST LLC VS VISTAGE INTERNATIONAL INC

Further contact, whether in person, by email, by telephone, message board, internet messaging service, web-based blog, social media service, or any other similar means, with Vistage International, Inc. or Vistage's employees, chairs, members, parents, subsidiaries, vendors, or any other person or entity that has a current or prospective business relationship with Vistage; 2.

  • Hearing

    Feb 06, 2018

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

MEZO VS. FCA US LLC

- Special Interrogatory No. 24 This interrogatory asks for FCA to identify personnel and consultants whose job description requires it to monitor social media statements about FCA products. FCA states that no FCA personnel or consultants have this job description. Since FCA has fully responded to this special interrogatory, the motion intends to deny the motion. The fact that FCA may have uploaded a video on YouTube is not an implicit acknowledgement that it monitors social media comments.

  • Hearing

    Dec 21, 2017

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Products Liability

MEZO VS. FCA US LLC

- Special Interrogatory No. 24 This interrogatory asks for FCA to identify personnel and consultants whose job description requires it to monitor social media statements about FCA products. FCA states that no FCA personnel or consultants have this job description. Since FCA has fully responded to this special interrogatory, the motion intends to deny the motion. The fact that FCA may have uploaded a video on YouTube is not an implicit acknowledgement that it monitors social media comments.

  • Hearing

    Dec 21, 2017

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Products Liability

MEZO VS. FCA US LLC

- Special Interrogatory No. 24 This interrogatory asks for FCA to identify personnel and consultants whose job description requires it to monitor social media statements about FCA products. FCA states that no FCA personnel or consultants have this job description. Since FCA has fully responded to this special interrogatory, the motion intends to deny the motion. The fact that FCA may have uploaded a video on YouTube is not an implicit acknowledgement that it monitors social media comments.

  • Hearing

    Dec 21, 2017

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Products Liability

BENJAMIN ADAMS VS METRO GOLDWYN MAYER STUDIOS INC ET AL

This being the case, it is unclear how a statement concerning Adams’s “false” representation of himself as an employee could be maliciously made. Finally, as to MGM’s alleged consideration of Adams’s social media posts and the wider media scandal of his arrest, Adams does not dispute that these posts were actually made (Adams Decl. ¶ 13) or that the police in fact issued a statement concerning the reasons for his arrest, which was then circulated throughout the media.

  • Hearing

    Dec 15, 2017

NICOLE LANGLO VS JOHN MANDUJANO

Producing the mobile phone, however, including its hard drive, would include defendants’ private emails, files, photographs, and social media and banking applications, as well as privileged emails and draft documents exchanged between defendants and their counsel (Opp., pp. 5:14-17, 6:11-28), items plaintiff is plainly not entitled to see.

  • Hearing

    Nov 15, 2017

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