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“Pocket-dial” calls aren’t private, Sixth Circuit rules
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2015

The Sixth Circuit has held, in Huff v. Spaw, that a person has no reasonable expectation of privacy in the content of a face-to-face conversation if


E-Commerce Law Week, Issue 923
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2016

On October 25, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a guide on data breach response, along with a video and business blog. The main guidance


Eleventh Circuit finds broad exception to Florida interception law
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled in Stalley, et al., v. ADS Alliance Data Systems, Inc., that a marketing company did not


On Standing, Supreme Court Takes A Seat
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-awaited decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, which was expected to resolve whether plaintiffs can establish


Court Finds Violation Of TCPA Itself Constitutes Concrete Injury
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2016

Last month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held, in Aranda v. Caribbean Cruise Line, Inc., that a violation of the


Amazon Liable For In-App Purchases by Kids
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2016

Late last month, the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Washington granted the Federal Trade Commission's motion for summary judgment


Federal Wiretap Act does not preempt state law, court finds
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2012

The federal Wiretap Act does not preempt more privacy-protective state legislation, according to a recent ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


USA FREEDOM Act signed into law, scaling back metadata program
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2015

President Obama signed into law the USA FREEDOM Act, which ends the government's bulk telephony metadata program (after a six-month transition


Ninth Circuit expands scope of cell phone privacy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2014

In Riley v. California, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the search-incident-to-arrest exception to the warrant requirement does not apply to mobile


Government Unlocks iPhone; Now What?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2016

On March 28, the FBI announced that Voila! it had successfully unlocked the iPhone with the help of an unnamed third party. The Justice