Litigation

In Caldwell v. Cheapcaribbean.com, No. 2:09-cv-13828, 2010 WL 3603778 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 8, 2010), the District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan denied Defendant Cheapcaribbean.com, Inc.’s (“CheapCaribbean”) motions to dismiss, finding that the internet travel site...

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The Eastern District of Virginia, in Cvent, Inc. v. Eventbrite, Inc., No. 10-cv-00481 (E.D. Va. Sept. 14, 2010), dismissed a Plaintiff’s claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) and for breach of contract,...

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 In a recent National Law Journal article by Mike Scarcella, “Email Fight Ensues in Lawsuit Over Slain Lawyer’s Death: Widow’s lawyers want Arent Fox to turn over messages drafted by former law firm partner,”  Marc Zwillinger is quoted regarding...

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Last Friday, September 3, 2010, Plaintiffs and Class Counsel moved for preliminary approval of the settlement agreement in the In Re Google Buzz User Privacy Litigation.  The class action suit, filed in the Northern District...

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Congress Acts to Reduce Libel Tourism

August 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

President Obama signed HR 2765 into law today, providing defendants with a new arsenal of defenses against the enforcement of foreign libel judgments obtained in jurisdictions with much less stringent libel laws than those in...

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It is likely that sometime in the next few weeks craigslist will be filing a writ petition in the First Appellate District Court of Appeal for the State of California in Scott P. v. craigslist,...

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          During a recent hearing, Judge Rosemary Collyer, of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, expressed concerns about a law firm’s litigation strategy of grouping thousands of individuals together in mass...

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Twitter Settles with the FTC

June 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission and Twitter have agreed to settle charges stemming from two security breaches in early 2009, during which hackers were able to obtain unauthorized administrative control of the social networking service, access...

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Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated opinion in City of Ontario, California v. Quon, No. 08-1332 (June 17, 2010). The opinion, however, provides little guidance as to whether individuals have a...

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