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Crafting "Bring Your Own Device" ("BYOD") Policies to Protect Your Company Data and Ensure Compliance with the Law
  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
  • USA
  • October 11 2018

It’s hard to believe that just over a decade ago, the modern touchscreen smartphone was first introduced. Amidst the “oos” and “ahs” of the crowd

Lawsuit Raises Questions About Company Access to Data on Employee Devices
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2018

A former managing director of Brevet Capital Management, Paul Iacovacci, filed a lawsuit this month alleging that the company violated the Computer

Fight Over Virginia Tech Sportswriter's Twitter Account: Who Owns Employees' Social Media Accounts?
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2018

Andy Bitter was a sportswriter for the Roanoke Times covering Virginia Tech football. He recently announced on Twitter that he was leaving the Roanoke

CFAA and Breach of Contract Claims Dismissed in Website Data Scraping Suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2018

This past week, an Illinois district court dismissed, with leave to amend, claims relating to a competitor’s alleged scraping of sales listings from a

Court Rejects Evidentiary and CFAA Vagueness Challenges to Conviction for Botnet Hacking Scheme
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2018

In United States v. Gasperini, the Court (Cabranes, Lynch, Carney) resolved various challenges by Fabio Gasperini, an Italian citizen, to his

Researchers May Challenge the Constitutionality of the CFAA “Access” Provision as Applied to Web Scraping
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2018

The Ninth Circuit is currently considering the appeal of the landmark hiQ decision, where a lower court had granted an injunction that limited the

Defend Trade Secrets Act First: Claim Tossed Based on Whistleblower Immunity
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2018

In what appears to be a first under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), a United States District Judge has thrown out claims against an alleged

Federal Court Dismisses CFAA Claims Against Former Executive, Allows CFAA and DTSA Claims Against Competitor in Pharmaceuticals Trade Secret Dispute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

A recent decision from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reinforces the importance of the timing of purported misconduct in alleged violations of

When Data Scraping and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Collide
  • Patrick Law Group LLC
  • USA
  • March 1 2018

As the volume of data available on the internet continues to increase at an extraordinary pace, it is no surprise that many companies are eager to

The Cyberlaw Podcast Episode 205: Scandularity
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

Today's news roundup begins with Maury Shenk and Brian Egan offering their views about the Supreme Court oral argument in the Microsoft Ireland case