Litigation

After four years of litigation, a California district court granted summary judgment for Hulu in its defense against alleged violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”), finding that Plaintiffs could not establish that Hulu...

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On March 18, 2015, in Ricci v. Teamsters Union Local 456, the Second Circuit joined a growing number of courts in finding that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act bars defamation claims against Internet-based...

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The parties in the multi-district Target data breach class action litigation submitted to the district court overseeing the litigation a motion for preliminary approval of a $10 million settlement....

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Companies who call customers or send text messages to customers are abundantly aware of the potential risk under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). Increasingly, lawsuits are being filed against other companies that are simply...

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Twitter Inc.’s declaratory-judgment action against the U.S. Department of Justice is the latest salvo brought by protransparency service providers seeking to publish more information about the secret government demands for user data they receive pursuant...

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The Supreme Court may soon decide whether certain aspects of Oracle’s Java programing language are protected by copyright law. The case began in a California district court, where the court held that Oracle’s copyright claims...

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Yesterday, Judge Stanley Chesler of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed once and for all a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim against Viacom based on its operation of...

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With high-profile data breaches making headlines in 2014, the New Year will likely bring significant developments in the privacy space. On January 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST/11:00 am PST, we invite you to join...

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Earlier this week, Papa John’s dropped its appeal of a lower court decision finding that AIG Affiliates, National Union Fire Insurance Co. and American Home Insurance Co., did not have a duty to defend or...

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Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in a case challenging New Jersey’s wiretapping law, keeping in place the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling which, like all courts to have confronted the issue, allows...

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