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“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


Second Circuit Cannibalizes CFAA
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has adopted a narrow interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, making it more difficult for


Shucks, says schnucks, as breach case proceeds
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2015

A federal court has allowed a lawsuit to proceed against a grocery store chain over a hack of its credit and debit card processing systems that


Court comes late to party, refuses to dance
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit finally issued its decision, in Obama v. Klayman, on the government's telephony metadata program -


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


Wyndham winded after Third Circuit decision
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2015

In a long-awaited decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit sided with the Federal Trade Commission against Wyndham Worldwide


Court Finds People Understand Technology, And Therefore Forfeit Privacy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held, in United States v. Carpenter, that government access to historic cell-site records, which show


Court Limits FBI’s Ability To Search Unknown Computers
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2016

A federal court in Massachusetts, in U.S. v. Levin, ordered the suppression of evidence that the FBI had obtained with a warrant authorizing the use


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


Communications providers can’t move to quash warrants, court holds
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2015

A New York appeals court, in 381 Search Warrants Directed to Facebook, Inc. v New York County Dist. Attorney's Off., has rejected Facebook's attempt