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FCC joins the alphabet soup of data security regulators

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2014

The Federal Communications Commission announced plans to fine two phone companies $10 million for allegedly breaching the privacy of up to 305,000

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

Sweden continues data retention requirements despite ECJ ruling

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Sweden
  • -
  • November 8 2014

Sweden will continue to require Internet service providers to retain customer data despite a European Court of Justice ruling that invalidated the EU

FBI wants to keep the lights on

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2014

In a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, last week, FBI Director Jim Comey raised the alarm about the "Going Dark" problem - law

VPPA claim goes the way of saturday morning cartoons

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, in Ellis v. Cartoon Network, Inc., dismissed a claim brought against the Cartoon

Eleventh Circuit to reconsider whether government needs a warrant to obtain cell-site location data

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated its ruling in U.S. vs. Davis that the government needs a warrant to obtain cell-site

Why companies should care about the Supreme Court's cell phone privacy decision

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

The Supreme Court June 25 unanimously held in Riley v. California that police must generally obtain a warrant to search a cell phone seized from an

Steptoe cyberlaw podcast interview with Dmitri Alperovich

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

This week in NSA: We take a look at the other half of the Lofgren amendment, which prohibits NSA and CIA from asking a company to "alter its product

Digital privacy gets big win at Supreme Court

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2014

The Supreme Court unanimously held, in Riley v. California, that police must generally obtain a warrant to search a cell phone seized from an

Microsoft challenges search warrant for data stored abroad

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2014

Microsoft has filed an appeal from a magistrate's decision to issue a search warrant requiring Microsoft to turn over to the U.S. government emails