Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)

On 11/15/12, a class action complaint was filed on behalf of a 16-year old child against Google, alleging that Google scans emails sent by minors for advertising purposes, which is in violation of federal and...

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  Last week the South Carolina Supreme Court, in Jennings v. Jennings, No. 27177 (Oct. 10, 2012), held that emails stored on Yahoo!’s web-based email service were not stored for the purpose of back up...

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A recent press release from Congressman Jerrold Nadler should be music to the ears of ISPs, cloud-based businesses, and users who are storing data in the cloud. Rep. Nadler believes that “current law is inconsistent...

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A lawyer for Twitter recently announced through a tweet that the company intends to appeal the recent decision of a New York criminal court that an Occupy Wall Street protester’s tweets are not protected by...

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Today Congressman Ed Markey publically released the letters he received from 9 wireless carriers in response to his May inquiry regarding the carriers’ requests from law enforcement for their subscribers’ personal information.  This inquiry marks...

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Re-Cap on House Hearing on GPS Act

May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, May 17, the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing on H.R. 2168, the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act (“GPS Act”). At the hearing, Ed Black, the President &...

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