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Yelp and TinyCo cop a plea for COPPA violations

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2014

Yelp and TinyCo have agreed to pay $450,000 and $300,000, respectively, to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that they violated the

Court finds plaintiffs lack standing in Neiman Marcus breach suit

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has granted Neiman Marcus' motion to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit brought by

NATO approves joint cyber defense policy

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 6 2014

Recognizing the imminent and evolving threat of cyber attacks to transatlantic security, NATO this month resolved to undertake joint cyber defense

Seventh Circuit expands ability of police to search digital devices without a warrant

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2012

The Seventh Circuit has ruled that police did not violate the Fourth Amendment when they conducted a warrantless search of digital media storage devices that they were “substantially certain” contained child pornography

Adobe breach victims have standing to sue based on risk of future harm

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled in In Re Adobe Systems, Inc. Privacy Litigation that customers affected by

Court puts Microsoft between rock and hard place on overseas search warrant

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2014

As we have previously reported, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected Microsoft's request to vacate a search warrant

ECPA does not apply to interceptions or disclosures outside US, court holds

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 26 2009

A district court in California has ruled in Zheng v. Yahoo! Inc. that the Electronic Communications Privacy Act does not extend to the interception, acquisition, or disclosure of electronic communications outside of the United States

Court upholds FCC’s data roaming rule

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

The D.C. Circuit has held, in Cellco Partnership v. Federal Communications Commission, that the FCC can require wireless carriers to allow data roaming on

Bank left holding the bag in phishing attack

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has held Comerica Bank responsible for withdrawals made by a hacker who had “phished” a Comerica customer in order to gain access to the customer’s accounts

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