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Google challenges NSL

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2013

On the heels of the district court's decision, Google reportedly filed suit in the same court (pursuant to 18 USC 3511) to set aside or modify

IRS releases guidance on virtual currencies, including Bitcoin

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

Internal Revenue Service issued a notice today, describing how existing general tax principles apply to transactions using virtual currency. The

Court finds that ECPA does not protect unauthorized viewing of opened emails

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio has held, in Lazette v. Kulmatycki, et al., that emails that the intended recipient has

Poll reveals consumers’ cyber fears

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2014

A recent survey of 1,000 registered U.S. voters, conducted last December by the Computer and Communications Industry Association, an advocacy group

FTC secures refunds for kids' in-app spending sprees

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2014

Apple, Inc., has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that the company had inadequate procedures for obtaining parental consent

Court gives legal “Oscar” to actors, rotten tomatoes to Google

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2014

Last month, in Garcia v. Google, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a preliminary injunction ordering Google to take down

Hackers view baby monitors. How about changing the diapers?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2014

The Federal Trade Commission continues to pursue companies with "inadequate" data security practices. The latest data security settlement announced

Steptoe cyberlaw podcast interview with Adam Sedgewick

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2014

In our ninth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Michael Vatis, and Jason Weinstein discuss: This week in NSASnowden: NSA weighs

Feds delay enforcement of internet gambling law

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2009

The Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve issued a joint final rule which includes a six-month extension for compliance with regulations implementing certain provisions of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA

Supreme Court takes case on employer monitoring

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2009

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on December 14 that it will review the Ninth Circuit's decision in Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Co., which held that a government employee and persons with whom he communicated had a reasonable expectation of privacy in personal text messages that were sent and received on an employer-provided pager, despite the employer's express policy that use of its computer network was subject to monitoring