Category Internet Law

SAFE Agreements – the New Silicon Valley Standard

Getting the Initial Investment For Your Startup Startups usually require a quick initial investment to get off the ground and continue to grow. This investment typically takes the form of a convertible note (“c-note”) – a loan. But the note is not your typical debt instrument. It does not require repayment. Instead, the investment “converts”

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The Importance of Online Terms of Use – Clickwrap and Browsewrap

Terms of Use on Websites Website operators function in a risky legal environment for liability. All web operators, especially for commercial websites, have a constant influx of users either purchasing products or merely visiting their webpages. All these web operators have duties to the rights of their users. Those duties can include adhering to online

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How California’s Online Privacy Law Affects your Business

No business owner enjoys opening the mail and finding a letter from the Attorney General notifying them they are in violation of the law – and threatening civil penalties. However, in 2012, this is what hundreds of mobile app operators received from the California Attorney General’s Office. It’s understandable that the operators would be surprised.

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