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Washington state expands privacy protection for text messages

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2014

U.S. courts are divided over the privacy protections afforded to electronic communications under federal law. In State v. Roden and State v. Hinton

Cyberlaw podcast episode four

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

In our fourth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Jason Weinstein, and guest commentator Steptoe partner Chris Conte, discuss:

The metadata whipsaw

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2014

What a difference eleven days make. On December 16, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, held, in Klayman v. Obama, that the

New Jersey requires warrant for cell-site location data

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2013

The New Jersey Supreme Court has held, in State v. Thomas W. Earls, that the state constitution protects individuals' right to privacy in their cell

FISA court moves toward greater transparency

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • July 20 2013

The recent leaks by Edward Snowden about government surveillance activities have put communications providers in a tough spot, with European

Montana and Maine require warrants for cell-site location data

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2013

In May, as another example of states moving ahead of Congress on privacy, Montana became the first state to prohibit state and local law enforcement

First Circuit draws the line on cell phone searches

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2013

The First Circuit has held, in U.S. v. Wurie, that the search-incident-to-arrest exception to the warrant requirement does not apply to the search of

Florida high court requires warrant for cell phone search

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2013

The Florida Supreme Court has held, in Smallwood v. Florida, that the search-incident-to arrest exception to the warrant requirement does not apply

Overreacting to the AP Subpoenas

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2013

Wired recently reported that four members of Congress have introduced the Telephone Records Protection Act, which would require federal law

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