Let’s face it:  a lot of websites feature bad pictures of people.  They use photos of owners, workers, and customers that are of poor quality because they’re poorly composed, poorly lighted, and poorly executed.  The easy solution to that design flaw – the one that costs a few dollars – is to hire a professional photographer to take a new set of photos.  Unfortunately, an unscrupulous photographer or a carelessly drawn agreement with a photographer can ruin your week, so here’s what to look out for.

Rehearings are rarely granted by federal appeals courts.  Some observers thought that when the Second Circuit granted rehearing in a case pitting a pastor against Vimeo involving application of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the court was set to scale back the provider’s defense under that law. It was not to be. The court took the opportunity to hand the customer an even worse loss than he first suffered because of the user agreement he signed. Read more here…

On May 3, 2021, Amazon Inc. proposed a monumental change in the way it resolves legal disputes with its customers.  Instead of requiring its customers to arbitrate their disputes, Amazon instead proposed that those disputes be litigated in the state and federal courts sitting in King County, Washington, without a jury.