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.
Daniel J. Friedman,
Social Media In Sports: Can Professional Sports League Commissioners Punish 'Twackle Dummies'?,
2 Pace. Intell. Prop. Sports & Ent. L.F.
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