Stored Communications Act (SCA)

A federal magistrate in the Southern District of New York required Microsoft to produce user data in a search warrant even though the data was stored in Dublin, Ireland. If affirmed by the district court...

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A federal magistrate in Kansas has held that a search warrant seeking the contents of all of a subscriber’s communications held by a provider of electronic communications services, without limiting the scope of the communications...

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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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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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In a pair of rulings, the Minnesota Court of Appeals avoided review of a trial court’s decision on the important but rarely-litigated issue of when “publicly” posted social media content is subject to the protections...

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On April 16, 2013, the Ninth Circuit handed down its decision in Sams v. Yahoo!, dismissing a suit against Yahoo! based on Yahoo’s immunity under the Stored Communications Act.  ZwillGen represented Yahoo! in the case....

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