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About Jake Sommer

Jake Sommer

Jacob Sommer's practice focuses on legal issues related to Internet-based services and social networking, with a focus on protecting client's rights in litigation or government investigations involving the Copyright Act, Lanham Act, Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), the Wiretap and Communication Acts, CAN-SPAM, FISA and federal and state laws governing Internet gambling. He also helps social networks, search engines, e-mail providers, ISPs and other clients fulfill their compliance obligations pertaining to the discovery and disclosure of customer and subscriber information.

Recent Posts

Podcast: Data Do, Data Don’t

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most websites and apps collect information from its users. But are you doing it in a legally-compliant way? We won’t be taking over any New Year’s countdowns, but listen to our radio-ready voices as we...

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Earlier this summer, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security announced a series of heightened aviation security measures for commercial flights in-bound to the United States, including “enhanced screening of electronic devices.” Increased U.S....

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When seeking warrants for email accounts, the Government often asks for all email content stored in the account, even when an investigation relates only to use of the email account for a period of time...

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It’s Time to Re-Register your DMCA Agent

November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you registered an agent with the Copyright Office to take advantage of DMCA’s safe harbor? If so, it’s time to do it again. The Copyright Office issued its final rule (to be codified at...

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Donald Trump is no longer dependent on hat and t-shirt sales to fund his presidential campaign. Instead, Trump and the Republican National Committee are employing more traditional fundraising techniques, raising $64 million in July through...

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We are proud to say that we were the lawyers who represented Yahoo in its historic challenge to the government’s surveillance program in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) and the Foreign Intelligence Court of...

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