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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

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2011

On March 1, 2011, the United States Supreme Court reversed the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to hold that the FCC was correct in refusing the apply the "personal privacy" exemption of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to AT&T

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2012

The FCC has released the Tentative Agenda for its next Open Meeting to be held March 21, 2012, at 10:30 am Eastern

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Broadband news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2012

On April 23, 2012, the parties to the Open Internet appeal filed a joint motion with a proposed briefing schedule

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2012

On July 3, 2012, a New York Criminal Court Judge ruled that Twitter must produce tweets and user information about a criminal defendant, an Occupy Wall Street protester, that were subpoenaed by the District Attorney

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2012

On June 12, 2012, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed several claims in the putative nationwide class action brought against Apple and various mobile-industry interests including Google and AdMob alleging violations of consumer privacy

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 26 2011

On December 12, 2011, the FTC, through the Department of Justice, filed a complaint against a group of companies that allegedly made illegal robocalls, called phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry, and masked Caller ID information, all in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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