Twitter Feed Feud Shows Employers Need Social Media Policies

Law360, New York (December 4, 2012, 8:52 PM EST) -- A trade secrets suit accusing a former PhoneDog LLC employee of continuing to use a company Twitter account after leaving his job has ended with a settlement, but attorneys said Tuesday the case is still a cautionary tale for employers that fail to have written policies in place over social media account ownership.

Erstwhile PhoneDog employee Noah Kravitz will maintain sole custody of the contested Twitter account, but the other terms of the settlement, which resolve all legal claims between PhoneDog and Kravitz, are confidential, the...
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PhoneDog, LLC v. Kravitz


Case Number

3:11-cv-03474

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending

Judge

Maria-Elena James

Date Filed

July 15, 2011

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