Who Owns Data 8: Trouble With Linkedin’s Lawsuit

Linkedin is trying to make money from public information by controlling how people use their site. Linkedin’s legal position has some problems.

HRExaminer v5.11

HR Examiner looks at face detection, big data privacy, and other potentially creepy tech in Five Links: Hot New Technologies by John Sumser. We host this year’s edition of the Employment Law Blog Carnival in ELBC Walks Into a Bar with Heather Bussing. Speaking of Heather Bussing, When Companies Ignore Law, Heather takes note and lets you know the score. Five Links: How Things Work takes a peek behind the curtain. In our on-demand edition of HR Examiner Radio John interviews Bucky Couch and today at 2PM EDT for our live show he speaks with Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith, Senior Vice President of Research at PageUp People. Enjoy!

ELBC Walks Into a Bar

Topics: Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
A lawyer, a nun, a priest, an Irishman, a minister, a Scotsman, a rabbi and a blonde walk into a bar. The bartender looks at them and asks, “Is this some kind of joke?”

When Companies Ignore Law

Topics: Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Technology and Law, by Heather Bussing
If you read uber or airbnb’s terms of service you learn that neither company is responsible if something bad happens. Why?

HRExaminer v5.10

In our multi-part series, Quantified HR, John Sumser shows how HR will increasingly be a quantified sport and files his next Google Glass Field Report, where he tells of the world he’s experiencing through his new lenses. Marc Effron has No Comment, but it’s not what it sounds like. Heather Bussing points out the warning signs in When Companies Stop Innovating. In today’s live HR Examiner Radio show at 2PM Eastern John interviews Bucky Couch, head of the Lumesse Americas region. Enjoy!

When Companies Stop Innovating

The way to tell when a company has stopped innovating is when it starts filing lawsuits to protect the status quo.

HRExaminer v5.09

Dive into Five Links, an Engaging Mish Mash of stories that are likely to leave you better off than when you found them. Heather Bussing angles for an Oscar in, When Content Ownership Doesn’t Matter, and warms up for her acceptance speech with a rant on computer angst in, One Minute Remaining. John Sumser discusses the Obamacare website debacle in, The Desire For Certainty, and closes out this issue with his interview of Jeanne Achille, CEO and founder of the award-winning agency Devon. Enjoy!

When Content Ownership Doesn’t Matter

Who owns the Oscar Selfie? Ellen, Bradley Cooper, or someone else? Legal Editor Heather Bussing breaks down all the legal fine points.

One Minute Remaining

Topics: Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“But mostly, if you tell me one more time that there is “one minute remaining,” and it is really 42 minutes, I will have violent thoughts, and wish horrible things happen to you. Like drive-by bikini-waxing.” – Heather Bussing

HRExaminer v5.07

In this week’s feature, Failing Forward, Jason Lauritsen explores the human side of failing while in the pursuit of innovation and higher performance. Heather Bussing contributes articles on The Software Compatibility Quagmire plus Privacy Laws and Resources. In our on-demand edition of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser interviews Hireology CEO Adam Robinson and today’s live radio show features Danielle Weinblatt, CEO of Take the Interview (tune it at 2PM EST).
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