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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


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


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


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