Daliah Saper Named Top Media and Entertainment Lawyer

Saper Law is proud to announce that Daliah Saper has once again been recognized by the international legal research firm, Chambers and Partners, as a top Media and Entertainment Law lawyer. Chambers and Partners is considered the gold standard in attorney ratings, conducting tens of thousands of interviews a year with in-house counsel and third-party experts to deliver detailed insight into providers of legal services. Daliah has repeatedly received high recognition by Chambers and Partners in its rankings––and this year is no exception. For 2023, Daliah ranks among the best lawyers in Chambers and Partners' Media & Entertainment: Transactional and Continue Reading

Saper Law Client Spotlight – Good Content Media, LLC

It’s no secret that social media platforms are at the center of media consumption. In the U.S., 72% of the adult population uses some type of social media, a figure which has climbed year after year. Although Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube have been the most widely used platforms for years, young adults have become particularly fond of Snapchat and TikTok compared to older adults, with 65% saying they use Snapchat and 48% saying they use TikTok.Good Content is capitalizing on this expanded interest. The company’s hit series have generated tens of millions of views across Snapchat and TikTok.   In 2021, Good Content released Continue Reading

WGN Radio’s “Let’s Get Legal” Podcast interviews Daliah Saper about About Free Speech on Social Media

On August 8, 2021, John Hanson, host of WGN Radio's "Let's Get Legal" podcast, interviewed Daliah Saper about what you can and can't say on social media. In the interview, Daliah covered a wide range of legal topics related to the First Amendment and highlighted recent case law, including Mahanoy Area School District v. B. L., to help explain the scope of First Amendment protection.  For example, you can have an opinion about a topic, but you can't typically make false statements of fact and pass them off as true. That would constitute defamation.  To listen to the full interview, click HERE. Continue Reading

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WGN’s Karen Conti interviews Daliah Saper About A Supreme Court Case Involving Students’ First Amendment Rights

On May 2nd, 2021, Daliah Saper appeared on WGN Radio to discuss a recent Supreme Court case involving a former high school cheerleader who was disciplined over a foul-mouthed social media post. The case could impact the free speech rights of over 50 million public school students, and is expected to be ruled on by the end of June. “F— school, f— softball, f— cheer, f— everything” The case is currently pending and has been called the most momentous first amendment case to reach the high courts since Tinker v. De Moines in 1968. The issue at hand is whether Continue Reading

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Fox 32 interviews Daliah Saper about Social Media Bans and the First Amendment

On January 11th, 2021, FOX 32 interviewed social media attorney, Daliah Saper, about account bans by the world’s largest tech and social media companies following violent riots at the nation’s capital. Twitter and Facebook issued permanent bans on the accounts of President Trump and groups calling for violent protests. Shortly thereafter, Google and Apple removed social media platform Parler from their app stores and Amazon withdrew its web-hosting services from the platform. Parler sued Amazon on Monday. Daliah explained that both individuals and companies like Parler are afforded the freedom to publish content and views, no matter how offensive or Continue Reading

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FOX 32 Chicago Interviews Daliah Saper About Facebook’s Class Action Settlement

FOX 32 Chicago interviewed social media attorney Daliah Saper on November 23rd to discuss that day’s deadline for Illinois Facebook users to join a class action lawsuit against the social media platform. By that point, nearly 1.5 million users had already submitted a claim, and Daliah outlined the simple process for other potential class members to join. She explained that to be eligible, users had to have lived in Illinois for at least 6 months and had their facial template stored by Facebook after June 7, 2011 – criteria met by many Illinois residents. Facebook’s $650 million settlement stems from Continue Reading

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FOX 32 Chicago Interviews Daliah Saper about Twitter’s New Feature: Fleets

On November 18th, 2020, FOX 32 interviewed social media attorney Daliah Saper about Fleets, a new feature just introduced by Twitter. The social media platform describes Fleets as a way for users to share their fleeting thoughts, as Fleets automatically disappear 24 hours after a user posts them. Daliah noted that the idea of a fleeting, “ephemeral post” is not a new one, and is similar to features provided by other platforms like Instagram and Snapchat. When asked whether the new feature can help re-engage users who are concerned with censorship or negative reactions to their tweets, Daliah replied that Continue Reading

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FOX Chicago Interviews Daliah Saper about the Growing Popularity of Social Media Platform Parler

On November 10th, 2020, FOX 32 interviewed social media attorney Daliah Saper about the growing popularity of the social media app Parler, which markets itself as the “free speech” social network and touts its hands-off approach to moderating content on its platform.  Daliah explained that while there is ongoing debate over whether or not social media platforms have a responsibility to fact-check or curate content, under Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act, Parler and other social media sites have no legal liability nor legal responsibility to do so. Ultimately the decision to moderate is in the hands of each Continue Reading

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Monetizing Your YouTube Videos

Saper Law has received many inquiries from individuals who want to know how to attract subscribers and monetize viewership legally. This article provides an overview of considerations for YouTube content creators. With 2 billion active monthly users, YouTube is slated to outnumber TV viewership within the decade. This is no surprise since YouTube has seemingly endless content, and much of this content is created by "average joes." Typically, no special training, education, or investment is required for someone to become the next big Youtube star. For example, children's content creators like Ryan's World and Cookie Swirl C generate over $10 million Continue Reading

Photos and recap from “Style at Saper” Seminar!

Saper Law’s Fashion Practice hosted another Style Seminar on April 16, 2019. The event was held at the AZEEZA Flagship showroom at 900 N Michigan Avenue.  Designer Azeeza Khan is a longtime Saper Law client. During the event, attendees perused Azeeza's 2019 Spring/Summer collection, networked with other professionals, and learned about style tips and wardrobe trends from internationally renowned stylist, Tali Kogan of Tel-Aviv Couture. Daliah Saper also presented on social media law, discussing the legal pitfalls associated with user-generated content and utilizing images posted by influencers. She also covered related trademark, copyright, and rights of publicity issues. Follow Azeeza Continue Reading

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