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Supreme Court clarifies that whistleblower protection for public company employees also protects employees of contractors and subcontractors of public companies
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

To safeguard investors in public companies and restore trust in the financial markets following the collapse of Enron Corporation, Congress enacted


Potential limits of Ch. 95 premises owner defenses
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

Chapter 95, as a general rule, protects premises owners sued by independent contractors for personal injuries arising out of the construction, repair


Scandal over anonymous postings by prosecutors
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The Washington Post reported that during a federal investigation regarding a landfill owner, apparently two federal prosecutors used aliases to posted anonymous comments


LinkedIn sued for harvesting email addresses
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

A class action was filed alleging that LinkedIn's advertising revenues are based on "LinkedIn's practice of breaking into its users' third party


Google wins! No class action suit for monetizing Gmail content
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

A court ruled that Gmail users consented to Google's monetization of Gmail content ended the class action lawsuit since "consent must be litigated on


Free webmail may be coming to an end as Yahoo! is sued for scanning emails
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • October 4 2013

In the wake of the Google class action for scanning gmail and violating the Federal Wiretap Act, a new class action suit was filed against Yahoo! For


Without notice, a self-scribed hacker’s computer is seized
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • October 25 2013

To avoid a likely disclosure of software a Judge issued an order to allow the seize of a hacker's computer based on evidence that in the defendants'


GPS location data requires a warrant
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that cell owners can "reasonably expect that their personal information will remain private" and in order to get


Court rules on what email backup means
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • November 5 2012

What is meant by email backup was determined in a recent ruling that decided once the email had been read that it was not in backup storage and therefore the protection of the 1986 Stored Communications Act (SCA) no longer applies


Do internet terms of service (ToS) apply to paper contracts?
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

Homeowners filed a breach of contract claim for defective flooring based on a paper contract, but the seller claims that the paper contract