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On Wednesday, October 13, 2010, founding partner Christian Genetski will be speaking on a panel entitled:  “The Digital First Sale Doctrine: Who Owns – or Licenses – Digital Products and Content?”  More information on the panel and tickets to the NARM Entertainment Law Conference Series in Los Angeles can be found here....

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On Sept. 28th, 2010, Congress passed the Equal Access to 21st Century Communications Act, which expands the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The bill now awaits the President’s signature. The bill has a number of significant provisions, including the following: –  Both interconnected and non-interconnected VoIP service providers would be required to participate in and...

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This morning the New York Times ran a story about the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation plans to seek sweeping changes to the Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (“CALEA”) in Congress in 2011.  This effort is the natural next step in the Administration’s “Going Dark” program, which is hoping to address...

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Sep 24, 2010 by ZwillGen

Below is a list of upcoming speaking engagements for the attorneys at Zwillinger Genetski LLP.  Please feel free to contact us if you would like any additional information on an event.    Monday, November 1, 2010 Elizabeth Banker WikiLeaks – What Now? The panel will focus on the legal implications of disclosures of confidential information with particular emphasis...

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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 was subject to limited personal jurisdiction in Michigan and that the forum selection clause included in the website’s terms of...

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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, finding that browsewrap terms of use displayed as a link at the bottom of a webpage along with numerous other...

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Today Marc Zwillinger will be testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Rayburn building on the topic of ECPA Reform and Cloud Computing. This will be his second, and likely last time testifying before the committee on the topic of ECPA reform during this series of hearings....

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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 email privacy in the workplace and the spousal privilege as it applies to the high profile Robert Wone wrongful death litigation.   ...

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On September 7, 2010, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in a narcotics case containing two key holdings regarding the standard by which the government can access records of historical cell site location information (“CSLI”).  The first holding was unsurprising. The Third Circuit held that under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18...

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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 of California, was spurred by Google’s launch of its social network, “Google Buzz” on February 9, 2010.  Plaintiffs alleged that...

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