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Monday, July 23, 2012

Service via Facebook - You Have a New Lawsuit

A very comprehensive look at the issues surrounding service of process via social media; written by two lawyers at Morrison & Foerster.


They cite references to most of the major instances of service of process via social media globally over the last few years. I even get a nod with a link to an article I wrote last year about the trend.

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/2012/06/25/you-have-one-new-lawsuit-can-you-serve-legal-notice-through-social-media/


"In the long run, service through social media and other Internet-based means of communication could become a viable alternative to personal service, given that electronic service may have certain distinct advantages over the traditional means of alternative service used where no physical address is available (i.e., publication in local newspapers and posting of public notices). "
by Jeff Karotkin