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Eleventh Circuit: cop’s Facebook rant isn’t protected speech
  • IT-LEX Inc
  • USA
  • November 4 2013

Here at IT-Lex, we often report on the perils of posting employment related information on social media. Fact: it's never a good idea to complain


There's no sense waiting to see what the U.S. Supreme Court has to say about GPS tracking
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2012

That appears to be the opinion of Magistrate Judge David Noce in United States v. Robinson, No. 4:11-cr-00361 (D. Mo. Dec. 27, 2011), who ruled that GPS tracking of a public official suspected of having a no-show municipal job did not require a warrant


What is invasion of privacy?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • March 6 2012

“Invasion of privacy” is an umbrella term for tort claims based on violations of an individual’s privacy rights


U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of government employer in workplace electronic monitoring case
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

In June, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in City of Ontario v. Quon, siding with the City and its officials in a workplace electronic monitoring case closely followed by employers and their counsel


Upcoming cases in the United States Supreme Court’s 2010 term: Volume II
  • Larkin Hoffman
  • USA
  • February 15 2011

The Supreme Court's 2010-2011 term began in October, and it is expected to conclude by the end of April


U.S. Supreme Court grants petition for certiorari in Quon v. Arch Wireless case involving employee communications claim under Stored Communications Act
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for certiorari filed by the employer in a case involving the privacy of employee communications under the Stored Communications Act provisions of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act


Ru lkin my txt msgs?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2010

"What are the legal boundaries of an employee’s privacy in this interconnected, electronic communication age, one in which thoughts and ideas that would have been spoken personally and privately in ages past are now instantly text-messaged to friends and family via hand-held, computer-assisted electronic devices?"


Congressional Update: Healthcare immigration Citizens United transportation cybersecurity "future of video"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2012

In the most widely anticipated Supreme Court Decision since Bush v. Gore in 2000, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature legislative achievement, was upheld in a narrow 5 to 4 decision


Second Circuit reverses convictions in data-theft prosecution and narrowly interprets federal criminal statutes with important intellectual property implications
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2012

In February 2012, following oral argument, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a brief order reversing Sergey Aleynikov’s convictions for violating the National Stolen Property Act, 18 U.S.C. 2314 (“NSPA”), and the Economic Espionage Act, 18 U.S.C. 1832(b) (“EEA”), and stating a longer opinion would follow


The times they are a-changin’: U.S. Supreme Court recognizes the difficulties in assessing employee privacy expectations in evolving technologies
  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2010

On June 17, 2010, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in City of Ontario, California v. Quon, No. 08- 1332, where it addressed for the first time whether employees have a right to privacy in electronic communications made via company-issued devices