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White House announces new strategy to battle the bots

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2012

The White House has unveiled a new plan for combating botnets

Cybersquatting update: new protections for brand owners

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2011

Brand owners have recently been given new weapons in the never-ending battle against cybersquatters

FTC cracks down on online data collector

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2012

Compete, Inc., has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers and engaged in an unfair practice by misrepresenting its online data collection practices and failing adequately to protect consumer data that it collected

How NIST’s cybersecurity framework could reduce cybersecurity

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2013

In my first post about NIST's draft cybersecurity framework I explained its basic problem as a spur to better security: It doesn't actually require

Court finds that Wiretap Act protects Wi-Fi payload data

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2013

The Ninth Circuit has rejected Google's motion to dismiss a putative class action based on Google's interception of communications transmitted by

Cyberlaw podcast episode five

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

In our fifth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Michael Vatis and Jason Weinstein discuss: Potential talks between the US and Snowden if he

Google Books a big win

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2013

Google won a major victory in the Southern District of New York this month when the court ruled that its program to digitize copyrighted books and

FTC approves new parental verification method under COPPA

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2014

The Federal Trade Commission's COPPA Rule, issued under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, prohibits deceptive practices in connection

United States accuses China and Russia of cyber espionage

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2011

In a report delivered to Congress in October, the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive labels China and Russia “the most aggressive collectors of U.S. economic information and technology” and charges the two governments with stealing primarily through cyber espionage technical and economic information, as a matter of national policy

From Prism to prison

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2013

One of the intelligence activities leaked by NSA contractor Edward Snowden this month is a program called "Prism," which involves the acquisition of