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Eleventh Circuit finds broad exception to Florida interception law

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled in Stalley, et al., v. ADS Alliance Data Systems, Inc., that a marketing company did not

Court finds dating site immune from negligence claims under CDA

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2015

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has given an expansive reading to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, ruling that

Apple and app developers to face privacy suit

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled, in Marc Opperman v. Path, Inc., that the plaintiffs in a putative class

Stored Communications Act does not protect information stored on cell phone

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 29 2012

The Fifth Circuit has held, in Garcia v. City of Laredo, that information stored on and accessed from a cell phone is not covered by the SCA. Accordingly

Nebraska High Court finds cell-phone search warrant too broad

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

The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that cell-phone search warrants violate the Fourth Amendment's particularity requirement if they do not limit

From Governor Moonbeam to Mr. Law-and-Order

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2013

Governor Jerry Brown, once criticized by the right as "soft" on crime, has certainly changed his persona over the last few years. The latest example

Obama orders hackers hit where it hurts

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2015

On April 1, President Obama issued Executive Order 13694, which for the first time authorizes economic sanctions against individuals and entities

How safe is the safe harbor?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • Germany, USA
  • -
  • June 5 2010

A committee of German Data Protection Authorities has issued an opinion requiring German entities that export data to the United States to double-check whether U.S. data importers that have self-certified under the U.S-E.U. Safe Harbor are in fact complying with the Safe Harbor's requirements

FTC rocks again on the security stage

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2012

A social gaming site has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges of “deceptive” business practices

U.S. hopes GHRAVITY will ground Iranian and Syrian depravity

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • Iran, Syria, USA
  • -
  • April 28 2012

President Obama has issued an executive order, “Blocking the Property and Suspending Entry into the United States of Certain Persons With Respect to Grave Human Rights Abuses by the Government of Iran and Syria via Information Technology” (aka “the GHRAVITY E.O.”), that gives the Secretary of the Treasury the power to impose sanctions on entities that help the governments of Iran and Syria use modern technologies to commit human rights abuses