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Employee GPS Tracking - Is it Legal?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Over the past several years, technology has dramatically increased employee accountability in the workplace. For example, in an office environment


Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Ruling: Did the Ninth Circuit Just Criminalize Password Sharing?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

Not exactly. A divided Ninth Circuit panel recently affirmed the conviction of a former employee under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA"


An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and


Monitoring Employee Communications: A Brave New World
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Over the last decade, communication via email and text has become a vital part of how many of us communicate in the workplace. In fact, most


Ninth Circuit Poised to Address the “Without Authorization” Debate under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Again
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

Imagine if you could manage all of your social media platforms on one app. Believe it or not, there was an app for that (or, at least a website


Spokeo May Raise the Bar for Standing in ADA Title III Cases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Spokeo decision may lead to more careful scrutiny of whether ADA Title III plaintiffs have a sufficiently “concrete”


California Federal District Court reaffirms that Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claims are available for violations of employers’ “access restrictions” despite Ninth Circuit’s Nosal decision
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2012

Last month we blogged about a district court for the Northern District of California that distinguished the Ninth Circuit’s recent U.S. v. Nosal decision and allowed an employer to bring a counterclaim under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act against a former employee for alleged violations of a verbal computer access restriction


Computer Fraud and Abuse Act circuit split remains unresolved: United States Supreme Court challenge dismissed
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

The parties in the WEC Carolina Energy Solutions LLC v. Miller matter recently agreed to dismiss the petition for writ of certiorari filed with the United


Phishing: Data Breach Is “Chalkdust Torture”
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

Hernandez v. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a case stemming from a phishing scam, emphasizes the need for California employers to implement


Mississippi Federal District Court allows Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim to proceed against former employee
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2012

A recent Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) case from the Southern District of Mississippi further muddies the water with respect to the circuit split regarding the application of the law against former employees who violate computer usage policies or violate their duties of loyalty to their employer by stealing company data from company computer systems