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No civil liability under Stored Communications Act for co-conspirators
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida has held, in Vista Marketing, LLC v. Terri A. Burkett and Joseph R. Park, that civil


France cuts back further on employee privacy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • France
  • July 27 2013

France's highest appeals court (Cour de cassation) has ruled, in Monsieur X v. Young & Rubicam France, that any content found on work-issued


New Jersey requires warrant for cell-site location data
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2013

The New Jersey Supreme Court has held, in State v. Thomas W. Earls, that the state constitution protects individuals' right to privacy in their cell


Breathing a little easier in the cloud
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2013

This month, the Second Circuit handed down its much-anticipated decision in WNET v. Aereo, Inc. To the considerable relief of public-facing cloud


Court puts Microsoft between rock and hard place on overseas search warrant
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2014

As we have previously reported, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected Microsoft's request to vacate a search warrant


Canada raises the bar on communications privacy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 13 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada has made it more difficult for police to obtain cellphone text messages in storage. In R. V. TELUS Communications Co


Ninth Circuit rejects ECPA challenge to out-of-state subpoenas
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2013

Some might have thought the fax was essentially dead, but law enforcement agencies continue to keep this dated technology alive by faxing subpoenas


Second Circuit limits plain view doctrine in digital searches
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2013

As technology becomes ubiquitous in the work of criminals, courts continue to struggle with how to apply the Fourth Amendment to searches of


Court finds that Wiretap Act protects Wi-Fi payload data
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2013

The Ninth Circuit has rejected Google's motion to dismiss a putative class action based on Google's interception of communications transmitted by


Ninth Circuit reiterates its narrow interpretation of CFAA
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2013

The Ninth Circuit has reaffirmed its view that people who access information on a computer with authorization but subsequently violate restrictions