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About Zach Lerner

Zach Lerner

Zach Lerner’s practice focuses on a variety of legal matters impacting Internet-based companies. He helps companies in a wide range of industries including education technology, financial technology, unmanned aerial vehicles, and fantasy sports with issues related to privacy, e-commerce, and advertising.

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The Indiana Supreme Court ruled that fantasy sports operators can use athletes’ names, pictures, and statistics without the athletes’ consent, providing a major win for the fantasy sports industry. The Court concluded that “Indiana’s right...

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ZwillGen is hiring Summer Legal Interns for summer 2019 and is looking for energetic candidates to apply. ZwillGen is a leading boutique law firm specializing in the intersection of law and technology and serving the...

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Don’t Wait – Check Your User Flow Now

July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

You’ve taken time to craft a strong set of online Terms to protect your online service, but is it enforceable? This question has been at the core of a number of recent cases where plaintiffs...

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The Supreme Court has opened the door for the expansion of legal sports gambling, striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), 28 U.S.C. § 3701, et seq., as unconstitutional. Passed in 1992, PASPA...

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Lessons From The FTC-PayPal Settlement

March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled with PayPal over allegations that Venmo, a peer-to-peer payment service that PayPal owns, offered deceptive privacy choices, misrepresented the availability of user funds, and failed to abide by its...

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Technology is always changing, and the law sometimes struggles to keep pace. This can lead to more questions than answers for organizations trying to make use of innovative or evolving tools, while navigating a legal...

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Donald Trump is no longer dependent on hat and t-shirt sales to fund his presidential campaign. Instead, Trump and the Republican National Committee are employing more traditional fundraising techniques, raising $64 million in July through...

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A group of five senators, led by Senators Wyden and Paul, have introduced legislation to prevent changes to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect. The one-page Stopping Mass Hacking (SMH) Act (released...

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The Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that the Baltimore police’s use of a cell site simulator used to locate and arrest a suspect violated his Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches. According to the...

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The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) new report on big data, signifies its intent to continue regulating the commercial use of consumer information through the enforcement of existing discrimination laws. It also clarifies the FTC’s interpretations...

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