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New Jersey extends restrictions on accessing social media
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2013

New Jersey joined the group of states that bar employers from requiring or requesting that current or prospective employees provide access to their


California kids get chance to fix online mistakes. But what about us adults?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2013

Teens that belatedly realize that they posted, tweeted, or texted something really, really stupid may now have a way to fix things at least if they


SALT update: Review of 2012 nexus developments
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2013

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has held that the shared use of common trademarks by Barnes and Noble’s in-state bricks and mortar retail stores and


Court tosses spam out of the frying pan and into the fire
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota has held, in Gage E. Services, LLC, v. AngelVision Technologies, Inc., that the CAN-SPAM Act


Chinese censorship protected by First Amendment
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has held, inZhang v. Baidu, that the Chinese search engine's blocking of search results


FTC settles with two app makers over lax data security
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2014

Although the FTC recently celebrated its 50th data security settlement, it has not slowed its campaign to go after companies with data security


Wifi moocher not protected by fourth amendment
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2012

A federal district court has ruled, in U.S. v. Stanley, that a police officer did not violate the Fourth Amendment when he used software to trace the wireless signal emitted from an Internet user’s computer to obtain his location


WTO authorizes IP piracy by Antigua
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Antigua, USA
  • February 14 2013

In the old days, governments could issue "letters of marque" authorizing privateers to capture enemy vessels and keep some of the booty. (Heck, the U


Court denies class certification to Gmail plaintiffs
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2014

A different judge in the same federal court in California denied class certification to plaintiffs suing Google for violating the federal Wiretap Act


Eat and drink all you want during the holidays and still lose weight!
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2012

Two companies -- Clickbooth.com, LLC and IntegraClick, LLC, together with the CEO of both companies, John Daniel Lemp -- have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they marketed weight-loss supplements on behalf of merchants by engaging affiliate marketers to advertise the supplements on fake news websites, providing links to fake investigative reports in the websites, and charging consumers for their “free trial” if they did not affirmatively cancel within that period