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Ninth Circuit revises controversial opinion limiting government searches of electronically stored information

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 11 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, revised its August 2009 opinion addressing warrant applications by law enforcement officials seeking access to electronically stored information

New York attorney ethics opinion OKs online data storage, with reservations

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

New York attorneys may use an online data storage system to store and back up client confidential information, provided that they take reasonable care to ensure that the confidentiality of the information is maintained in a manner consistent with an attorney's obligations under New York Rule of Professional Conduct 1.6, the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics opined

Massachusetts statute prohibiting distribution of electronic material deemed harmful to minors likely violates First Amendment

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

A Massachusetts statute prohibiting the distribution by electronic means of material deemed "harmful to minors" likely violates the First Amendment and therefore its enforcement should be preliminarily enjoined, a district court ruled

Law enforcement use of GPS for prolonged tracking is a search requiring a warrant

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

The prolonged use of a global-positioning device by law enforcement to surveil the movements of a suspect in a drug investigation is a search requiring a warrant, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled

Electronic signatures on Utah nomination petitions ruled valid

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

Under Utah law, electronic signatures used to execute petitions to nominate independent political candidates are valid, the Utah Supreme Court ruled

U.S. Supreme Court grants petition for certiorari in Quon v. Arch Wireless case involving employee communications claim under Stored Communications Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for certiorari filed by the employer in a case involving the privacy of employee communications under the Stored Communications Act provisions of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

No warrant required for law enforcement access to cellular location data

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

A criminal defendant's Fourth Amendment rights were not violated when law enforcement agents obtained cellular location data from his cell phone provider without a warrant, the Supreme Court of Georgia ruled