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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


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


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


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