December 17, 2014
Editor’s note: This post was written by Jawad Khan, a content marketing consultant and a freelance blogger for hire. Follow him on his blog Writing My Destiny, Twitter and Google+.
You’ve always wanted to live the internet lifestyle and build a steady stream of online income. Every successful blogger you’ve read recommends creating your own products and focusing on building an online business instead of just being a freelancer.
But unfortunately, the law makers in the European Union have just made digital product selling much more difficult. If you are selling digital products from your website and have customers from the EU then you need to be aware of the tax rule changes in the EU and how they will impact you. read more
Tags: laws, Make Money Online
June 22, 2009
It’s not as bad as if the FCC were to step in and start censoring blogs, but it is a step closer to government regulation…
According to a report in The Washington Post, the Federal Trade Commission is expected to rework guidelines that will permit the agency to go after bloggers who file phony claims on products – or fail to reveal if there is a conflict of interest. read more
Tags: blog, laws, regulation
March 29, 2009
In “The Outing of a Blogger: Social Transparency or Violation?” I started this short series on the outing of a popular Alaska personal blogger, Mudflats (aka AKMuckraker or AKM), unveiled by a state politician.
The question I want to tackle in this article is the issue of the legality of blogger anonymity and what protects bloggers and not. This is a huge topic, so I’m only going to scratch the surface.
In many countries, there are no laws protecting freedom of speech nor journalists or bloggers. There may be protections for journalists, but none for bloggers. In countries where you would expect there to be such laws…it’s amazing how few there are and how flexible those laws can be.
Does a blogger have the right to privacy and anonymity? What rights do others have to expose them and why? read more
Tags: anonymous, anonymous blogger, anonymous blogging, blog security, blogger, blogger anonymity, blogger outed, blogger revealed, Bloggers, defamation, freedom of speech, hidden identity, laws, Legal, libel, outing a blogger