Almost every company has an internet presence. Some do all of their business on the internet. Even though we’ve had more than two decades to get used to internet memes and animated gifs (here’s a fun timeline), we still sometimes feel like the internet is the Wild West. It’s not. There are many, many laws and regulations governing how you can and can’t behave on the internet. This series of posts will present 13 “gotcha moments” where a good company can get tripped up by internet regulations. These are just a few issues to be aware of, as there are many others.
In part one of this series, I talked about foreign regulations, CAN-SPAM and hosting contracts. In part two, I talked about some intellectual property issues. In this part three, I’ll cover minors, gambling, privacy, “disruption” and local taxes. It’s a bit of potpourri. Click here to read the full article.