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California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ attempt to bring an enforcement action against Delta Air Lines, Inc. won’t be leaving the runway. California Superior Court Judge Marla J. Miller has dismissed a data privacy...more
A California Superior Court judge has dismissed with prejudice a privacy suit brought by California Attorney General Kamala Harris against Delta Airlines. The complaint, filed in December of 2012, alleged that Atlanta-based...more
Aggrieved employers have often turned to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (the "CFAA") in suing former employees that allegedly absconded with information from company computers. Such suits face bleak prospects in the Ninth...more
It has been more than two years since the review of the EU data protection framework officially started. Despite several announcements from the European Commission (“Commission”) and growing expectations from the business...more
The ability to convert capital expenditures to operating expenses, tax considerations and other cost-savings benefits are sending businesses to the cloud with glee, the legal profession lagging behind but getting the hint....more
The federal courts are currently split on the question of whether an employee can be held civilly liable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) for misappropriating confidential company information that the employee is...more
President Obama has declared that electronic medical records will “reduce error rates, reduce our long-term cost of health care and create jobs.” “Obama’s Prime Time Press Briefing,” N.Y. Times, Feb. 9, 2009. Congress has...more
The monitoring of employees’ electronic communications can be undertaken for various reasons, and is now standard practice among most, if not all, employers. However, when undertaking such monitoring, employers must ensure...more
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