Can you advertise alcohol in New Zealand?

New Zealand’s new Alcohol Advertising rules are here. If your business sells alcohol, then these rules apply to you.… Read More

Some comments on the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 safe harbour

The Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 was enacted on 2 July 2015, and it raises a few issues that hosts should be aware of.… Read More

Do zombies have a right to privacy?

Death sometimes changes the law that applies. Zombies are dead (obviously). Does the death of a person end the right to privacy?… Read More

Facebook friend or Facebook fiend?

When you reflect on your Facebook ‘friends’, how many degrees of separation exist between you and your employer’s clients?… Read More

How social media changes negotiation tactics

Social media has changed the way disputes are negotiated. Now, every couple of weeks a legal threat goes viral and results in public backlash. … Read More

Legal threats and the Streisand effect

Matthew Inman swiftly taught Funnyjunk a lesson in how fast bad publicity can spread online, and in particular what’s known as the “Streisand Effect”.… Read More

Could you be the victim of a scam?

Given how prevalent and tricky some scams are, we should all be wary. Anyone can be targeted, and don’t assume that you will not be sucked in.… Read More