It’s the sign of the times: Hollywood contracts are now stipulating confidentiality when it comes to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.
…According to The Hollywood Reporter, the entertainment newspaper, a recent talent contract from Disney includes a new clause forbidding confidentiality breaches via “interactive media such as Facebook, Twitter, or any other interactive social network or personal blog.”
And at DreamWorks, a contract cautions writers not to jump the gun on studio press releases via “a social networking site, blog or other Internet-type site.”
“This is just the beginning,” a talent lawyer told the newspaper. “Hollywood has a long history of controlling what talent says in the media. This is just a new area of media that hasn’t been controlled yet.”— Telegraph.co.uk | Read The Full Article