In a 68-page opinion, Federal District Judge Richard J. Leon of the District of Columbia ruled yesterday in Klayman v. Obama that the NSA's systematic collection of telephone metadata of millions of citizens violates the...more
It's not far-fetched to say that this blog could run every day solely on posts analyzing the recent legal developments regarding Facebook. As the social networking behemoth has become a functionally ubiquitous presence in the...more
On September 5, 2013, the Delaware Chancery Court ruled that the attorney-client privilege does not protect from disclosure emails sent by corporate officers to their personal attorneys using the company’s email account. In...more
Living in one of the world fashion capitals and with the upcoming Milan fashion week, we thought it might be of interest covering some of the top current legal issues impacting the fashion sector. This is the first post of a...more
As we learned this summer, online account usernames can be, well . . . somewhat embarrassing when made public. Here in California, however, that type of username or an email address, in combination with a password or...more
It may seem like an invasion of privacy, but your Facebook and MySpace comments can be admissible against you in a court of law in New York. Your privacy settings are not particularly relevant to judges who rule on...more
The “shoulder-surfer” is that insufferable snoop at Starbucks, at the airport, on the bus, or anywhere else who peers over your shoulder and observes your online moves. Exasperating as it may be to share your love of lolcats...more
A panel of three federal judges ruled on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in a 2-to-1 decision that police officers in the Fifth Circuit need only a court order (not a search warrant) to obtain access to locational data from your cell...more
Working in the information technology (IT) field for over 10 years, I find that nothing surprises me anymore. Your information is out there, and there are many ways to track it. An attorney came to me recently and said a...more
Every U.S. private and public sector employer should develop, maintain and enforce an effective, appropriate workplace technology-acceptable-use policy (“TAUP”). In large part, a TAUP is a no-expectation-of-employee-privacy...more
Wat if I got 2 take him 2 da hospital wat do I say and dos marks on his neck omg.
A text on a cell phone. Most text messages are not this dramatic and most text messages do not set off a firestorm of debate about...more
Overview: A California Appellate Court recently found no Fourth Amendment violation where police used the Global Positioning System (GPS) on a stolen cell phone to locate and detain the thief. The court reasoned that the...more
A recent court decision has added support to the idea that there is no privacy on the internet.
In United States v. Meregildo, defendant Melvin Colon moved to suppress evidence seized from his Facebook account pursuant...more