6 Laws Every Blogger Needs to Obey so they Don’t Get Sued | social media literacy | Scoop.it

If you’re a blogger, do you know how to stay on the right side of the law? Do you know what you need to do to keep the FTC from knocking on your door or to keep from getting a dreaded cease and desist letter?

Fortunately you don’t have to be a lawyer or law scholar to understand the laws that govern blogging, particularly in the U.S. In fact, you really only have to understand six basic laws. Let me explain…


note: I’m not a lawyer, so do consult one if you are unsure about any blogging-related laws.


Law #1: Do you have to disclose paid endorsements?


One of the most important developments in the blogosphere when it comes to U.S. law is that bloggers must be open with the fact that they are being paid to use, promote, or review a product...

Via Martin Gysler