Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)/Stored Communications Act (SCA)

Senator Al Franken and Representative Ed Markey, inspired by last week’s news that Apple iPhones and iPads store a year’s worth of your location information on the handset and on any synced computer, have demanded...

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Court Authorizes U.S. Gov’t to Kill Zombies

April 15, 2011 | 1 Comments

Just two days ago on April 12, the United States Government executed an unprecedented (in the U.S.) scheme to shut down one of the more malicious botnets plaguing the Internet.  Coreflood is a distributed network...

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Yesterday, April 6, 2011, two government agencies’ testified in a hearing entitled “The Electronic Communications Privacy Act:  Government Perspectives on Protecting Privacy in the Digital Age” before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Committee Chairman Leahy has...

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As an update to our previous post regarding the United States Copyright Group (USCG) mass copyright infringement suits, Judge Beryl A. Howell of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, ruled in...

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On Friday, March 11, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a ruling in a case involving access to Twitter user data as part of the government’s investigation of the Wikileaks/Bradley Manning...

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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a landmark opinion yesterday in the criminal appeal of U.S. v. Warshak, finding that individuals have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their email and that the Fourth...

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A class action lawsuit filed against Google on October 25th in the Northern District of California may have the Googlers feeling like it is perhaps true that no good deed goes unpunished.  The suit, Gaos...

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Yesterday, Marc Zwillinger was quoted by Mike Scarcella in the Blog of the LegalTimes with regard to a recent ruling by Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.  The...

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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...

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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...

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