Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)

The law governing access to your electronic communications and data stored in the cloud, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”) was enacted in 1986, the same year that Top Gun was the highest grossing film...

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8 Things to Know About CalECPA

December 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

The California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“CalECPA”) alters the procedures and requirements for making and responding to state law enforcement requests for electronic communications. CalECPA is expected to go into effect on January 1, 2016. As...

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A California appellate court has rejected Google’s contention that the Stored Communications Act provides a blanket exemption or immunity on service providers against compulsory civil discovery process. A ship manufacturer, Navalimpianti USA Inc., sued Matteo...

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There is more happening this summer in Brazil than just the World Cup. On June 23, 2014, Brazil’s new internet law, Marco Civil da Internet, Law No. 12, 965 (April 23, 2014), goes into effect...

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Online analytics company ComScore has agreed to pay $14 million to settle claims that it violated federal electronic privacy laws by installing tracking software on web users’ computers without consent. In April 2013, the Northern...

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Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio ruled that emails stored by a provider that an intended recipient has opened and not deleted are not in “electronic storage” as...

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