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Ninth Circuit rips military for widespread surveillance of civilian computers
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2014

Another Ninth Circuit case has gone surprisingly unnoticed in the general media. In U.S. v. Dreyer, the court ruled that a Naval Criminal


LinkedIn agrees to settle data breach suit for $1.25 million
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2014

LinkedIn has agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit over a 2012 data breach incident in which hackers posted more than 6 million users'


Federal Judge Slams Government In Brooklyn Apple Case
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2016

While the tech world and Washington, D.C. await a ruling on whether Apple must assist the FBI in accessing the content of an iPhone used by a


Seventh Circuit Finds Standing In Data Breach Case Based On Stolen Payment Cards
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2016

On April 14, the Seventh Circuit held that plaintiffs had standing to sue the P.F. Chang's restaurant chain over a data breach involving the theft of


Court Sings Plaintiffs’ Anthem On Data Breach Damages
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2016

Last month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California found that the plaintiffs in the data breach suit against Anthem had


Two Circuits Are Better Than One
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled last week, in Vista Marketing, LLC v. Burkett, that statutory damages are not


Court finds dating site immune from negligence claims under CDA
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2015

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has given an expansive reading to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, ruling that


Supreme Court to decide whether plaintiffs can recover billions without alleging any actual injury
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up the question of whether an individual has standing to sue for a technical violation of a statutory right


Goldman “flash boy” convicted again. Will this one stick?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2015

Sergey Aleynikov, the former Goldman Sachs computer programmer who stole the source code for Goldman's high-frequency trading (HFT) system, was


The right to be forgotten in New Jersey? Fuhgeddaboutit!
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union
  • January 24 2015

If EU Data Protection Authorities have their way, the "right to be forgotten" will extend around the world, from the Garden State to the Wangshiyuan