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Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Eric Jensen
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 20 2016

European news and sensibilities dominate episode 112. I indulge in some unseemly gloating about Europe's newfound enthusiasm for the PNR data it

FCC Seeks Comment On Proposed Privacy Regulations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2016

Earlier this month, the Federal Communications Commission released for comment its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) concerning privacy

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

China's Counter-Terrorism Law Follows Global Trend of Increased Law Enforcement Powers
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • China
  • January 2 2016

China's National People's Congress Standing Committee, the top Chinese legislative body, adopted a new Counter-Terrorism Law that creates significant

Cox pays for attack of the lizard squad
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2015

The Federal Communications Commission is continuing to ramp up its activity in the data security arena. On November 5, it adopted a Consent Decree

Australia’s new data retention law comes into effect
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Australia
  • November 7 2015

Last month, key elements of Australia's Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Act 2015 entered into force. Among

While German Parliament looks to require data retention
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Germany
  • October 31 2015

At the same time German privacy officials are slamming the United States as insufficiently protective of privacy, the German Parliament is on the

DOJ tries to take the sting out of “Stingrays”
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice released a policy that will require its law enforcement components to obtain a search warrant before using devices

Cell phone users can plead the Fourth
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled, in U.S. v. Graham, that historic cell-site location information collected by the government

“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