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Craigslist Files Another Suit against Data Scraper
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

For years, craigslist has aggressively used technological and legal methods to prevent unauthorized parties from scraping, linking to or accessing


Photo Storage Service’s Collection of Faceprints May Violate Illinois Biometric Privacy Statute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

As we have previously noted, there are several ongoing privacy-related lawsuits alleging that facial recognition-based systems of photo tagging


A Primer on the GDPR: What You Need to Know
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • December 23 2015

Now that it's been approved by the EU Parliament's Civil Liberties Committee, Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR" or the


New Year's watch: state laws take effect to prohibit employers from mandating that job applicants and employees divulge social media passwords
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

With the start of the New Year, the laws of four states (Maryland, Illinois, California, and Michigan) prohibit employers from requiring job applicants or


CFAA Double Feature: Ninth Circuit Issues Two Important Decisions on the Scope of Liability Related to Data Scraping and Unauthorized Access to Employer Databases
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

A former employee, whose access has been revoked, and who uses a current employee’s login credentials to gain network access to his former company’s


FTC Issues Enforcement Policy Statement on Native Advertising in New Media
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

Digital media marketers are aggressively increasing the use of so-called sponsored content, or native advertising to reach new customers


Of “Lunch Stands and Merry-Go-Rounds”: Ninth Circuit’s Rejection of FTC Authority Over “Throttling” Could Have Far Reaching Implications for Cable and Other Broadband Providers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2016

On August 29th, a Ninth Circuit panel unanimously held that the FTC has no power to challenge “throttling” of unlimited data plan customers by mobile


You’ve Got (Foreign) Mail: Can Law Enforcement Get to it?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

Even though Microsoft is a U.S. corporation subject to domestic subpoenas and warrants, prosecutors are not entitled to emails stored on its servers


Biometrics: Facebook files motion to dismiss privacy suit over facial recognition technology
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2015

As discussed in a previous post on facial recognition technology, a putative class action has been filed against Facebook over the collection of


US-EU Safe Harbor invalidated: what now?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • October 6 2015

Today, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) invalidated the US-EU Safe Harbor framework, effective immediately. This momentous decision jeopardizes