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FCC reaches data security settlement with telecoms
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2015

The Federal Communications Commission has reached a $3.5 million settlement with YourTel America, Inc. and TerraCom, Inc., for allegedly breaching


When does a border search cross the line?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2010

Several federal courts of appeal have held that the government can search electronic devices carried across the border by incoming travelers without probable cause or even reasonable suspicion that a crime has occurred


What happens in Vegas can now be wiretapped in Vegas
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2015

The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled, in Sharpe v. Nevada, that the state's wiretap law, enacted in 1973, permits the interception by police of


Eleventh Circuit allows government to get cell-site location data without a warrant
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2015

The Eleventh Circuit, sitting en banc, has ruled, in U.S. v. Davis, that law enforcement may obtain cell-site location data from mobile carriers


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


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


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


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


First Circuit draws the line on cell phone searches
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2013

The First Circuit has held, in U.S. v. Wurie, that the search-incident-to-arrest exception to the warrant requirement does not apply to the search of


Digital privacy gets big win at Supreme Court
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2014

The Supreme Court unanimously held, in Riley v. California, that police must generally obtain a warrant to search a cell phone seized from an