All posts by "Marc Zwillinger" →

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.

Connect with me at:

Blog Posts

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...

Read More →
Congressional Hearing Focused on Data Broker Collection of Sensitive Data, Including Data from Children

COPPA Enforcement Shifts to DPIP

February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The FTC is  in the process of moving COPPA enforcement duties from the Division of Advertising Practices (DAP) to its Division of Privacy and Identity Protection  (DPIP) This seems like a logical transition, as DPIP...

Read More →

On February 18, 2013, Mandiant, one of the country’s pre-eminent computer security companies with a deep background investigating the activities of suspected China-sponsored cyber-attackers, released a 74-page report, demonstrating a persuasive, if not definitive, link...

Read More →

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...

Read More →
Obtaining Access to Emails Part II

Obtaining Access to Emails Part II

November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In yesterday’s post, I explained how the government can get access to stored email communications.  As the promised follow-up, today I thought I would explain how the government can get access to emails on a...

Read More →

Occasionally, a mainstream press story gets enough attention to shine a brighter light on the privacy issues that we at ZwillGen deal with every day.  This happened when General Wesley Clark’s cell phone records were...

Read More →

  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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →
no image

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...

Read More →

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. ...

Read More →