Although the point of the new ABA Formal Ethics Opinion is important–“don’t reveal information relating to the representation”–its first paragraph appears at least a decade behind. The article begins:
Lawyers comment on legal topics in various formats. The newest format is online
publications such as blogs . . .
The line included a footnote explaining the term “blog.” As a an FYI – “Blog” was Merriam-Webster’s word-of-the-year in 2004.
“The newest format is online publications such as blogs . . . “ (followed by a FN explaining the term).