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About 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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Recent Posts

  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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Today, September 20, 2012, the Senate Judiciary Committee adopted an amendment to H.R. 2471, which would require law enforcement to obtain a warrant based on probable cause in order to compel an electronic communications service...

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Cybersecurity Legislation Fails in the Senate

August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, by a vote of 52-46, the cloture vote on the bill, known officially as the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (S. 3414)  and also commonly referred to as Lieberman-Collins failed, mostly on party lines  For...

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California Internet Daters Will No Longer Go To Prison For Lying About Their Height and Weight on eHarmony  The much awaited decision in United States v. Nosal was issued today by the Ninth Circuit of Appeals. ...

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Melissa Troiano Maalouf Joins Zwillgen

January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Melissa Troiano Maalouf, will join ZwillGen in its Washington, D.C. office on January 9, 2012. Melissa is joining the firm from Willkie Farr & Gallagher, LLP where she spent 4 years working on international and...

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Jennifer Granick, a Zwillgen attorney, has accepted a position as the new General Counsel of Worldstar, LLC, one of the firm’s clients and will shortly be leaving the firm. Worldstar, LLC is the company responsible...

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New COPPA Rulemaking Released Today

September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

See below for a link to the new proposed rules and request for comment.   We will post analysis later today. http://www.ftc.gov/os/2011/09/110915coppa.pdf...

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So, you don’t have a porn site.  Do you still care about this story? You’d better. The ICM Registry will soon be selling domain names, making all current domain names with the addition of ‘.xxx’...

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ZwillGen has a new logo

September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sorry to interrupt the steady flow of breaking news, but, as of today, September 1, 2011, ZwillGen PLLC has a new logo, or what the experts call a new “brand,” as you can see below....

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ECPA Reform Closer to Reality

May 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

As I have testified before Congress on multiple occasions, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act is in need of  reform to bring the privacy protections for both transactional and stored communications in to the modern age. ...

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