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Craigslist Files Another Suit against Data Scraper
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

For years, craigslist has aggressively used technological and legal methods to prevent unauthorized parties from scraping, linking to or accessing


Honoring do-not-track browser signals
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2013

We're all familiar with the ads that pop up on the side of our browsers, personalized to highlight things we might be interested in


Biometric Privacy Claims over Facial Recognition Feature in Videogame Dismissed for Lack of Concrete Harm
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

For the second time in the past six months, a district court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging procedural and technical violations of the Illinois


Arizona Passes Groundbreaking Blockchain and Smart Contract Law - State Blockchain Laws on the Rise
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

The blockchain or “distributed ledger network” was originally conceived as the peer-to-peer technology platform that allows for the transfer of


Louisiana has joined 16 other states and prohibits employers from accessing employee online accounts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

Effective August 1, 2014, Louisiana joined at least sixteen other states who have enacted laws prohibiting or restricting employers from accessing


Federal lawsuit alleges infringement of minors' New York right of publicity by Facebook "like" and "friend finder" features
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

In what may represent a new wave in an interesting challenge to the viral nature of social media marketing, a recently filed putative class action asserts a right of publicity claim against Facebook in connection with the service's "Like" and "Friend Finder" features


FTC Releases Big Data Report Outlining Risks, Benefits and Legal Hurdles
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

The big data revolution is quietly chugging along: devices, sensors, websites and networks are collecting and producing significant amounts of data


Self-Publishing Platforms Deemed Distributors, Not Publishers in Privacy Suit over Unauthorized Book Cover
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2016

We live in a world that has rapidly redefined and blurred the roles of the “creator” of content, as compared to the roles of the “publisher” and


Privacy Shield Adopted, But Uncertainty Remains
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 13 2016

Yesterday, the European Commission adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield, a framework designed to replace the invalidated Safe Harbor program. In theory


CFAA Double Feature: Ninth Circuit Issues Two Important Decisions on the Scope of Liability Related to Data Scraping and Unauthorized Access to Employer Databases
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

A former employee, whose access has been revoked, and who uses a current employee’s login credentials to gain network access to his former company’s