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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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Key Takeaways: Subject data rights for employee data and business-to-business data were narrowed (for a year). The definition of personal information was clarified; the toll-free number requirement has an exception. The definition of sale remains...

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In the highly-anticipated decision in the hiQ Labs v. LinkedIn case, the Ninth Circuit upheld the preliminary injunction against LinkedIn, prohibiting it from barring hiQ’s scraping of public profiles from its site. In so doing, the...

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) goes into effect on January 1, 2020, but the contours of the law are still being ironed out. Following a marathon debate at a California Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing,...

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DOJ Reverses Course on the Wire Act

January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a surprisingly result-oriented analysis, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has reversed its view on the scope of the Wire Act, declaring that the Wire Act is not limited to sports gambling. The opinion authored...

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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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