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Marc Zwillinger

Marc Zwillinger

Marc is the founder and managing member of ZwillGen PLLC and has been regularly providing advice and counsel on issues related to the increasingly complex laws governing Internet practices, including issues related to Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), the Wiretap and Communication Acts, privacy, CAN-SPAM, FISA, spyware, adware, Internet gambling and adult-oriented content. He also helps Internet Service Providers and other clients comply with their compliance obligations pertaining to the discovery and disclosure of customer and subscriber information.

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In an important decision that has the potential to stem the tide of Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) lawsuits, a federal judge in the District of New Jersey dismissed on the pleadings a VPPA claim...

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The PCLOB Report On Section 702

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 1, 2014, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (“PCLOB”) issued its final report on Section 702 of FISA. Significantly, the PCLOB found that Section 702 and its implementation are constitutional, though certain...

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Keeping a promise made by DNI Clapper in August 2013, on Friday the U.S. Government issued its eagerly awaited transparency report for surveillance requests under national security authorities (e.g. FISA, FAA, and the NSL statutes)...

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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee moved to reform the NSA’s controversial bulk data collection via the USA FREEDOM Act (H.R. 3361). The Committee adopted the Manager’s amendment to the bill as well as Representative DelBene’s...

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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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On January 27, 2014, the Department of Justice announced that the federal government has approved new reporting methods that electronic communications providers can use to inform subscribers about national security demands.  Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, Google,...

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In an important decision for fantasy sports sites, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled today (October 9, 2013) that a suit brought under Illinois’ Loss Recovery Act against FanDuel...

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Some companies are growing their privacy practices and others are downsizing.  Some of our clients are looking for the best and brightest new talents, and others are the best and brightest talents but feel unchallenged...

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The Journey From BigLaw to ZwillGen

July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

For those of us who joined ZwillGen from BigLaw, this New Republic article has some strong familiarity to it (setting aside any specifics about Mayer Brown, about which we do not purport to comment).  We formed ZwillGen...

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Yesterday’s story alleging that Internet companies were voluntarily participating in a program to give the NSA access to their systems has morphed overnight into an acknowledgement by the Director of National Intelligence that the activities...

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