• 18 2018 April

    New Law Weakens Section 230 Immunity

    Two events may change the rules for interactive website operators: (1) the FBI seizing Backpage.com and (2) the enactment of SESTA/FOSTA, amending CDA Section 230 immunity. The FBI’s seizure of Backpage.com, an online classifieds site...

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We’ve appointed two new Shareholders, two new Practice Chairs, and we’ve added a new attorney in Boston! Melissa Maalouf and Kandi Parsons have been voted in as Shareholders in the Washington, D.C. office. Also in the D.C. office, Jeff Landis has been tapped as the Chair of the litigation team and Mason Weisz is officially leading...

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Risky Business: Five Considerations for Security in Vendor Contracting

Feb 26, 2018 by Marci Rozen, Allison Bender and Jason Wool

Selecting appropriate contract clauses is a key strategy for managing security risks with vendors. Security provisions in vendor contracts should be tailored to the risks posed by the specific engagement, the supply chain for the required products or services, and each vendor’s security program. Below are five topics to consider when drafting these agreements. Hover...

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Join Us for Cocktails!

Feb 14, 2018 by Tia Sherwood

Let’s catch up! If you’ll be in town for IAPP, join us on Monday, March 26th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM for drinks and appetizers at Baby Wale. The bar is a two minute walk from the convention center, so please stop by and say hello! When you walk in, just look for the...

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Go us! Law360 named ZwillGen a “Privacy” and “Consumer Protection” group of the year! These accolades would not have been possible without the trust that you, our clients instill in us as we work side-by-side through the unique legal challenges that face companies today. Thank you for your support, we look forward to the exciting...

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In affirming the dismissal of the Wiretap case against Apple for its handling of iMessages from former users, the 9th Circuit yesterday affirmed the distinction it first set out in 2002 in Konop v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., 302 F.3d 868. In Konop, the 9th Circuit found that data in temporary electronic storage was covered by...

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Connected Cars: Looking Under the Hood at Cybersecurity Risks

Jan 24, 2018 by Jill Guidera Brown and Anna Hsia

Knight Rider fans, rejoice! Soon, you can have your own automated vehicle. While the arrival of connected cars and autonomous vehicles (“AV”) bring a potential increase in efficiency, safety, and mobility, they also present unique cybersecurity risks. In a recent global study, more than half of corporate risk managers expressed concern about cybersecurity in AV,...

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