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Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 9 2011

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that employees may be held liable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. 1030 et seq., when they steal or remove electronic files or data in violation of their employers’ written computer-use policies

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 21 2011

A lawsuit filed in the federal court for the Eastern District of Texas earlier this month alleges that Google's Gmail service violates users' privacy by reviewing the contents of each e-mail and using that information for purposes of targeting advertisements

Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00

Arent Fox's this week in telecom - October 21, 2013

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 21 2013

The next Open Meeting of the FCC will be held October 28, 2013. The Final Agenda contains three items: the Rural Call Completion Report and Order and

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Spain, USA
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  • January 24 2011

Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., has indicated that he is working to develop a privacy bill for the new session of Congress that reflects stakeholder comments on a draft bill that Rep. Stearns and former Communications Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., developed last year

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 17 2011

On January 7, 2011, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that is likely to have a significant impact on the regulation of online privacy

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 14 2011

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced last week that it has settled its lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Revenue

Privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 21 2011

On February 10, 2011, the Supreme Court of California held that zip codes are "personal identification information," or "PII," for purposes of the Song-Beverly Act and, as a result, they may not be required as a condition to the acceptance of credit cards as part of a transaction

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 26 2010

The US Department of Commerce launched an initiative last week to take a close look at how the Internet economy impacts individual privacy, with the goal of providing advice to the White House on how both the President and government policymakers can resolve privacy concerns

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 29 2010

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court last week in City of Ontario v. Quon, Case 08-1332. EFF said that text messages should be entitled to constitutional privacy protections prohibiting warrantless law enforcement searches