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Dirty website bathes in CDA immunity
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2014

The Sixth Circuit held, in Jones v. Dirty World Entertainment Recordings, that the Communications Decency Act (CDA) shields a website operator who


In Canada, nobody has to know you’re a dog
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 21 2014

The sentiment expressed in a famous New Yorker cartoon - "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog" - seems as dated today as Goth fashion (the


Steptoe cyberlaw podcast interview with Ralph Langner
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • June 24 2014

This week in NSA: The House passes an NDAA amendment to regulate "secondary" searches of 702 data, and the prize for Dumbest NSA Story of the Month


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


Judge orders Microsoft to comply with U.S. search warrant for emails located in Ireland
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2014

On July 31, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York affirmed the order of a magistrate requiring Microsoft to turn over to the


Snowden fatigue is spreading abroad
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • New Zealand, USA
  • September 22 2014

If you think Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald have stopped attacking NSA, you haven’t been following them closely enough


Steptoe cyberlaw podcast interview with Shane Harris
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • China, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 10 2014

Our interview focuses on Shane Harris and his new book, War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex. It's a good read and a good book, marred by


Support for retribution and active defense increases
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2013

Chinese hacking continues to build anger in American business and government circles. As a result, private companies may be encouraged to do more


FTC fires warning shots over children’s online privacy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2013

The Federal Trade Commission continues to ramp up its campaign to protect children's privacy. In January, the FTC published its amended rule


CDA does not protect deletion of customer reviews
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2014

Website providers may rely on the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to shield them from lawsuits based on third-party content, but that protection has