Internet Defamation

By |2015-10-14T15:18:03+00:00October 14th, 2015|Online Reputation, Online Security, Uncategorized|

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Weaver v. Corcoran considers important legal principles applicable to Internet defamation, including rules regarding an Internet publisher’s liability for reasonably anticipated redistribution of defamatory statements and rules regarding a website operator’s liability for defamatory reader comments posted on the website. The decision is important [...]

BLG featured on CBC.ca: “Business warning on social media hazards”

By |2015-10-14T15:21:53+00:00October 14th, 2015|Online Reputation, Online Security, Social Media, Uncategorized|

With the rapid growth in the popularity and use of social media, it's also important for employers to realize that the costs can be steep if employees make defamatory – or otherwise negative statements – regarding your brand. When it comes to defamation via social media, “there is a big risk,” says Michael Smith, a [...]

Seven Basic Tips to Manage Your Reputation Online

By |2016-10-17T14:17:07+00:00October 4th, 2015|Online Reputation, Online Security, Social Media|

Question: Where does a computer geek hide a dead body? Answer: On the third page of Google. As of 2015, more than 3 billion people worldwide access the Internet every day*. Considering the world's population is estimated to be 7 billion, almost half of the world is on the world wide web. It has also [...]

An Overview of Reputation Management

By |2016-10-17T14:17:08+00:00September 5th, 2015|Online Reputation, Online Security, Social Media, Uncategorized|

Are you aware of what individuals such as former employees or the competition are saying about your or your company online? Thanks to online tools such as blogs,  customer reviews, and video sharing, people are able to create and distribute content about you or your business without your knowledge or control. It is extremely important to pay attention to what's [...]

Social Media in business and the importance of an “Acceptable Use Policy”

By |2016-10-17T14:17:09+00:00September 4th, 2015|Online Reputation, Online Security, Social Media|

Acceptable Use Policy and its importance to your business The Risk Social Media can Pose to your Business Social media has become THE communications medium of the twenty-first century. As a result, companies large and small have discovered that it is a simple thing to suffer negative repercussions from the misuse of social media. Whether [...]

The Right to be Forgotten – Privacy Online

By |2016-10-17T14:17:11+00:00September 3rd, 2015|Online Reputation, Online Security, Social Media, Uncategorized|

The Right to be Forgotten My son is four years old, and like most mothers, I often capture precious moments with my digital camera. Also like many mothers, I post these photos and others of family and friends, to my Facebook page. Josef has his own “album” on my page, full of cute pictures such [...]