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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


Surveillance Court Permits Warrantless Searches of Americans’ Communications
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2016

In a recently unclassified opinion issued in November 2015, Judge Thomas Hogan of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) upheld rules


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


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


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


VPPA claim goes the way of saturday morning cartoons
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, in Ellis v. Cartoon Network, Inc., dismissed a claim brought against the Cartoon


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


FBI wants to keep the lights on
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2014

In a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, last week, FBI Director Jim Comey raised the alarm about the "Going Dark" problem - law


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


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