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FISC reauthorizes NSA’s telephony metadata program
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2015

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ruled that the government may temporarily continue the bulk collection of Americans' phone call


Maker of disappearing chat app gets long-lasting punishment
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2014

Snapchat - the maker of the app that supposedly permits users to send ephemeral (as in "disappearing") photos and videos - has agreed to settle


Nebraska High Court finds cell-phone search warrant too broad
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2014

The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that cell-phone search warrants violate the Fourth Amendment's particularity requirement if they do not limit


Another court requires a search warrant for cellphone tracking
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2011

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas last month upheld a magistrate’s earlier ruling that the government must secure a search warrant before compelling cellular service providers to turn over historical cell-site location data


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


Mobile Ad Company Settles with FTC over Location Tracking
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2016

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission announced that mobile advertising company InMobi has agreed to settle charges that it committed "unfair and


Eleventh Circuit to reconsider whether government needs a warrant to obtain cell-site location data
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated its ruling in U.S. vs. Davis that the government needs a warrant to obtain cell-site


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


Judge finds government can order manufacturer to unlock cell phone
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2014

A federal magistrate judge from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled, inIn Re Order Requiring XXX, Inc. to Assist in