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Social Media In Sports: Can Professional Sports League Commissioners Punish \u27Twackle Dummies\u27?

By Daniel J. Friedman

Abstract

Daniel J. Friedman writes an article discussing the rise and popularity in social media use by professional athletes. He then discusses some of the new problems that have arisen due to social media misuse and the power of the Commissioner to restrict and punish the players for misuse. The article culminates with a case study hypothetical related to content based social media misuse and whether the Commissioners of professional sports league can punish a player for the content of their social media messages

Topics: sports, social media, athletes, Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law, Intellectual Property Law, Internet Law
Publisher: DigitalCommons@Pace
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcommons.pace.edu:pipself-1007
Provided by: DigitalCommons@Pace

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