Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
Randall S. Beach is a partner at the law firm of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, where he has practiced since April, 2002. Randall concentrates his practice in the areas of social media law, commercial real estate, and cross-border transactions. Specialties Commercial Real Estate Law, Social Media Law, International Transactions
July 13, 2012
What will happen to your social media accounts when you die? Who can access your accounts? Who has your passwords? Who has the legal right to contact social media platform providers and access your accounts? Will your Facebook page remain static forever; your last posts a cyber-memorial?
June 12, 2012
Why does the location of your data matter? America is the most litigious society in the world. That means, sooner or later, your company will be a party in a lawsuit. One of the first phases of law suits is discovery.
May 22, 2012
The Harris decision was met with an immediate uproar, as the court’s interpretation of Twitter’s terms and conditions shocked many, including Twitter itself. Twitter has subsequently filed a motion to quash the subpoena stating that the Harris court had misinterpreted its terms and conditions and that its members certainly owned their tweets and content.
May 16, 2012
In the last two years, the National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB”) has taken an increased interest in social media policies, and the effect of those policies on protected communications of employees under the National Labor Relations Act (the “Act”). Beginning in 2010, the NLRB has issued decisions and advice with regard to social media that has startled many.
May 11, 2012
A business executive who turns away from social media because she recognizes, but does not fully understand, the legal risks, will soon find herself faced with competitors that have captured increased market share through social media.