Josh King is the General Counsel for RealSelf, the web’s leading resource for consumers researching aesthetic procedures. Prior to joining RealSelf, he spent over a decade as Chief Legal Officer at Avvo, helping that consumer online legal resource grow from tiny startup to industry leader. Josh regularly speaks and writes on issues relating to digital media, communications, and professional ethics. He’s also been known to go on about bike commuting, politics, bourbon, and traveling. Read more of Josh’s thoughts on social media and the regulation of professional speech at his aptly titled blog, “Socially Awkward”.
July 14th, 2020 | 53 mins 14 secs
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Guest host & RealSelf CEO Tom Seery sits down with RealSelf in-house counsel Josh King, a nationally known attorney and expert in legal issues surrounding online reviews, free speech, First Amendment, and media law issues. On this episode, you’ll hear how just 26 words in the Communications Decency Act provided for the rapid proliferation of the Internet and protects Facebook, Twitter, YouTube… and RealSelf.