Wiretap Act

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in a case challenging New Jersey’s wiretapping law, keeping in place the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling which, like all courts to have confronted the issue, allows...

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The news media is reporting that the Administration is moving closer to acting on its long in the works plans for expanding wiretapping capability requirements under the Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (“CALEA”), 42...

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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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  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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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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