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Ninth Circuit expected to rule on e-mail “interceptions” under the Wiretap Act

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2008

The U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit currently is reviewing the extent to which the “interception” prohibitions of the federal Wiretap Act apply when e-mails are copied in transit

Does the indictment of the alleged Palin email hacker hold water?

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2008

An indictment by a federal grand jury has issued in Knoxville, Tennessee with respect to the alleged hacking of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account

Ninth Circuit curbs enforceability of forum selection and choice of law clauses against California consumers

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2009

"Find yourself here" is not only California's slogan, it is a warning to out-of-state companies that conduct business with California consumers, according to the Ninth Circuit's recent ruling in Doe 1 v. AOL LLC, 2009 WL 103657, No. 07-15323 (9th Cir. Jan. 16, 2009

FACT or fiction? FACT Act account number truncation requirement applies to electronic receipts

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2008

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida agreed with a consumer that an online retailer’s provision of an electronic receipt that included the full credit card expiration date violated Section 113 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act) (15 U.S.C. 1681c(g)), and thus did not grant the retailer’s motion to dismiss

Court ruling extends privacy protection to subscriber data

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2008

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled this week that, under the New Jersey Constitution, citizens have an expectation of privacy in subscriber data provided to Internet Service Providers (“ISP”

Terms of use creates valid contract - Attorney General’s claims against adware vendor dismissed

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2008

A New York trial court relied in large part on an online End User License Agreement (EULA) to dismiss the New York Attorney General’s deceptive and illegal business practices case against Direct Revenue, a distributor of a downloadable adware

How well protected are your privacy rights on the web?

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2008

On July 1, 2008 the New York US District Court ordered YouTube to turn over its logging database information ("Logging Data") to media giant Viacom International Inc

En banc Sixth Circuit vacates Warshak

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2008

Our August 2007 issue reported on the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit that individuals have a reasonable expectation of privacy, protected by the Fourth Amendment, in the contents of emails stored by an Internet service provider

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

Google, Viacom accused of violating children’s privacy

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

On the heels of the FTC's updated Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule, Google and Viacom are facing multiple lawsuits for alleged child-related