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WordPress and the Law(suit) – Automattic’s Response to Legal Threats

January 1, 2017

I have no complaints about WordPress as a respectable host. Great Article! Keep up the Good Work!

The Old Fashioned

I was honored by the invite to give a talk at thePost Status Publish conference lastThursday. Thanks again to Krogsgard for the invitation – it was a great event, that I hope was not bogged down too much by a late afternoon discussion of legal issues.

My original topic was “WordPress + the Law”, but I changed the title slightly to “WordPress + the Law(suit)”: I used some of the many lawsuits we see against Automattic as examples of the legal issues that hosts,users, developers working with WordPress might see.

At the beginning of my talk, I laid out three general principals for dealing with legal threats that we follow at Automattic. Now doing this short follow up post to flesh out those principles a bit more, since a few people asked about them after the talk.

Automattic’s Approach to Legal Threats

Cut Through the Noise, Don’t be Intimidated

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