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Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

The US Department of Commerce launched an initiative last week to take a close look at how the Internet economy impacts individual privacy, with the goal of providing advice to the White House on how both the President and government policymakers can resolve privacy concerns


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2010

On June 24, 2010, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lended its support to Amazon.com in its lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Revenue, which seeks to avoid providing its customers’ personally identifiable information (PII) relating to North Carolina residents’ purchases


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 12 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed three lower court rulings concluding that federal agents' computer searches relating to the use of steroids in professional baseball violated the Fourth Amendment


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

According to the official Facebook blog, its users now have greater control over how much of their personal information is disclosed to developers of applications that are available on the social networking site, such as games and quizzes


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced last week that it has settled its lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Revenue


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2011

Citing US Supreme Court precedent, the California Supreme Court has determined that police can search a mobile phone if it is found on a person who is taken into police custody


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

A lawsuit filed in the federal court for the Eastern District of Texas earlier this month alleges that Google's Gmail service violates users' privacy by reviewing the contents of each e-mail and using that information for purposes of targeting advertisements


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2011

On January 7, 2011, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that is likely to have a significant impact on the regulation of online privacy


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2011

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that employees may be held liable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. 1030 et seq., when they steal or remove electronic files or data in violation of their employers’ written computer-use policies


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

On December 23, 2010, a class action lawsuit was filed against Apple and five application developers (including Pandora and the Weather Channel) alleging that the companies illegally transmitted personal information garnered from iPad and iPhone users to advertising networks for tracking purposes