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Continuing the enforcement of its endorsement guidelines, the FTC announced its first settlement with individual influencers rather than focusing only on advertisers who work with influencers. In the action, the FTC alleged two YouTube personalities...

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A Note on Hourly Fee Billing

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the aspects of ZwillGen that regularly draws clients to our firm is our alternative billing philosophy. As explained on our billing philosophy page, we believe in billing clients the way they want to...

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Podcast: Data Do, Data Don’t

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most websites and apps collect information from its users. But are you doing it in a legally-compliant way? We won’t be taking over any New Year’s countdowns, but listen to our radio-ready voices as we...

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When an elusive defendant disappeared from Canada amid a trade secrets case, a Canadian trial court, finding itself out of options, turned to Google to try to enforce its orders. The court issued an injunction...

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Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Fellows

August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

ZwillGen, a leading boutique law firm specializing in the intersection of law and technology, is seeking candidates for its 2018 Fellowship Program. The program presents a unique opportunity to work with and learn from some...

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A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit unanimously upheld the facial constitutionality of 18 U.S.C § 2709(c), the statute authorizing the FBI to prevent a recipient of a National Security Letter (NSL) from disclosing the...

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When seeking warrants for email accounts, the Government often asks for all email content stored in the account, even when an investigation relates only to use of the email account for a period of time...

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Sergeant Know Your Customer

June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Another night, another fantasy draft. Sergeant Know Your Customer “SGT KYC” regulates the contest to make sure everything is fair and fun for all players. Art by Joe Jerome....

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee released draft text for the Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act (“GAME Act”), which seeks to repeal the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) and legalize...

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Mapping VPPA Trends

May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Eleventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim brought against ZwillGen client CNN based on its operation of the free CNN App for iPhone. Plaintiff Ryan Perry had alleged that...

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