Fourth Amendment

Service providers, especially wireless carriers, face new complexity in responding to requests for user information under the Stored Communications Act after the Fifth Circuit’s decision in In re Application of U.S. for Historical Cell Site Data, No....

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In a 5-4 decision handed down today (Clapper v. Amnesty Int’l  USA, No. 11-1025, U.S. S.Ct. February 26, 2013), the Supreme Court ruled that lawyers, human rights and media organizations concerned their communications with their...

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Normally, the week between Christmas and New Years Day is a quiet one in the privacy and security front.  This year you might have expected it to be doubly quiet, with the entire nation’s attention...

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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, The Supreme Court agreed to review the Second Circuit’s decision which found that plaintiffs, a group of attorneys, journalists, legal, media, and human rights organizations, had standing to challenge the FISA Amendments Act of 2008...

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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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