Mobile Device Company (Mdc)discovers That Defamatory Statements About Its Policies
Mobile Device Company (MDC)discovers that defamatory statements about its policies and products are being posted in an online forum.NuView Inc.,the Internet service provider whose users are posting the messages,refuses to disclose the identity of the person or persons responsible.MDC should
A) seek to use the authority of the court to obtain the identity from NuView.
B) bring a suit against NuView for publishing the statements.
C) counter the statements with its own posts.
D) post defamatory statements about NuView.
Sales & Revenue,Inc.,discovers that defamatory statements about its policies and products are being posted in an online forum.TransWeb Inc.,the Internet service provider whose users are posting the messages,refuses to disclose the identity of the person or persons responsible.Sales & Revenue files a suit against the anonymous users.The plaintiff can obtain from TransWeb the identity of the persons responsible for the defamatory messages by
A) using the authority of the court.
B) gaining unauthorized access to TransWeb's servers.
C) deceiving TransWeb into revealing the posters' identities.
D) no legal or illegal means.
Employees of Bodegas & Bistros Inc.(2B)maintain a password-protected social media page to "vent about work." When 2B learns of the page,the company intimidates the network that operates the page into revealing the password,and after reviewing the posts,fires the participants.Most likely,this is
A) a violation of the Stored Communications Act.
B) within 2B's rights as an employer.
C) a subject for dispute resolution by the communications providers that the employees' page uses.
D) a "business-extension exception" under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
Omni Corporation provides cell phones,laptops,and tablets for its employees to use "in the ordinary course of its business." Omni intercepts the employees' business communications made on these devices.This is
A) a violation of the rights of Omni's employees.
B) a matter for which Omni must obtain its employees' consent.
C) a subject for dispute resolution by the communications providers that Omni uses.
D) excluded from the coverage of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.