Archives for January 2012

How much is a Twitter follower worth?

Allegedly $US20!

This was the value of the loss claimed per Twitter follower in a claim brought before the United States District Court in the Northern District of California against Noah Kravitz (Kravitz) by his former employer, (Phonedog).

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Can employers be vicariously liable for the criminal acts of employees?

The general rule is that an employer is liable for the dishonesty and fraud of its employee, if that dishonesty or fraud has occurred within the course of the employment: Lloyd v Grace, Smith & Co [1912] UKHL 1; [1912] AC 716.

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