• Post last modified:October 5, 2020
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If you keep up with our other blog, then you may be wondering why we’re discussing internet liability for the second straight day.  Today’s topic however doesn’t deal with the commercial end of technology or your business’s internet presence.  Instead we’re going to discuss how using the internet via blogs and social media from the comfort of your living room can also be cause for internet liability.

It seems as though anyone who’s internet- savvy and has an opinion has begun to either publish a blog or utilize various sources of social media to get their point across.  While this is a wonderful tool that advancements in technology have afforded us, you can now become a very real presence on the internet, where your words can be heard and read literally across the globe.  Because of this, you may be at a greater risk for loss because of the increase in your internet exposure.  

Take blogs for instance.  There’s some basic things that you should be aware of from the moment you publish your first draft.  
  • Who has originally created this web host? You or another person/company?
  • What’s the purpose of your blog? And how will it effect others?
  • What is the sort of content you’ll be posting? Is it legal? Can it get you in trouble, maybe not with the law, but maybe at your place of employment?
  • Are you contractually bond to anything or anyone?

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     If you have a large presence on the internet and social media, now is as good a time as any to think about the ways in which you have an increased internet liability.  If you’re unsure, give Paradiso Insurance a call. They’ll help you with any questions you may have.

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