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Who Owns A Tweet And How Much Is A Follower Worth?

Who Owns A Tweet And How Much Is A Follo...

How much money is a Twitter follower worth, what about the value of an individual Tweet, and who actually owns a Twitter account?  Those are a few questions that may be answered if a lawsuit that was filed on July 15, 2011 in the United States District Court Northern District of California ends up going to trial. The lawsuit was brought by a company named PhoneDog against its former employee, Noah Kravitz for the value of Kravitz’s Twitter followers.  Kravitz left PhoneDog in October 2011 after serving as a product reviewer and video blogger since April 2006....
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Sports Agent Sues Former Client/Employee...

On October 6, 2010, Willis & Woy Sports Group, L.L.C., and Jordan Woy v. Horace Smith, et al. was filed in a district court in Dallas County, Texas.  In the petition, application for temporary restraining order, and application for injunctive relief, Jordan Woy alleges that former client and Willis & Woy employee, Horace Smith, used money appropriated for clients for his own personal use, forged players’ signatures on promissory notes, made unauthorized and extravagant expenditures supposedly on behalf of players represented by Willis & Woy, is breaching...
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Google, Apple, Intel, Adobe, Pixar, Intu...

A no-poach agreement is just slightly different than a non-compete agreement.  A majority of states permit employers to place non-compete clauses in employer contracts and even have standalone non-compete agreements with employees that are separate from the employment contracts that are executed.  California is known as being one of the few states that rarely permits a non-compete clause or contract to exist between employer and employee.  It just so happens that a lot of tech companies are based in the state. Even outside of California, companies have to be careful...