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Webcam Activations on Student Laptops by Philadelphia School District Enjoined by Pennsylvania District Court
Posted on 16 May 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

PHILADELPHIA — (Mealey’s) A Pennsylvania federal judge on May 14 barred a suburban Philadelphia school district from continuing to remotely activate webcams on laptops issued to students ( Blake J. Robbins, et al. v. Lower Merion School District... Read More

Privacy In New Jersey Internet Users' ISP Account Info Granted
Posted on 25 Apr 2008 by Bajeerah LaCava

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that Internet users have a right to privacy when it comes to subscriber information they provide to their Internet service providers. However, in its April 21 ruling, the state’s high court also ruled... Read More

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John Castellano on United States v. Jones: Defining the Scope of the 4th Amendment in a Digital Era
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by John M. Castellano

In United States v. Jones [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], the Supreme Court announced that a warrant is required to track a suspect by attaching a GPS device to the suspect's vehicle, even though the suspects' movements... Read More

Ignorance Is Risk,: Response Options To NSA Monitoring Of Attorney-Client Communications, Part 2
Posted on 24 Jul 2013 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

By Thomas H. Clarke, Jr., and Lael D. Andara Read Ignorance Is Risk: Impact of NSA Monitoring Technologies On Attorney-Client Communications, Part 1 . Faced with the very real possibility that every keystroke, mouse click, image, and audio/video... Read More

Free Download of Google Complaint - Class Action Claims Google Street Mapping Snatches WiFi Data
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

NEWTON, Mass. - Carp Law Offices LLC, on behalf of Galaxy Internet Services Inc. and its wireless customers and WiFi users in Massachusetts, on May 25 filed a class action lawsuit against Google Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts... Read More

Sorry, Dear, I Can't Email You Now
Posted on 27 Mar 2008 by Tim Shearer

If you think that email to your spouse (or priest, lawyer, or accountant) was entitled to some privacy, think again if you sent the email via your employer’s computer. Have you read that notice that you click through every morning when you log... Read More

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Ignorance Is Risk: Impact of NSA Monitoring Technologies On Attorney-Client Communications, Part 1
Posted on 24 Jul 2013 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

By Thomas H. Clarke, Jr., and Lael D. Andara Knew or should have known, a standard often applied in a myriad of legal context, could soon be the one applied to attorneys who ignore the risks associated with communicating with clients using modern technologies... Read More

Education Is Key In Preparing Privacy Breach Response
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by HB Litigation Conferences

An excerpt from the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk and Privacy Forum By Vinny Sakore, Vice President of Business Development, Immersion, Ltd. Experience is critical in data breach response services. In our business, we find that the levels of preparedness... Read More

White House Visitor Logs Deemed Public Records
Posted on 19 Dec 2007 by Bajeerah LaCava

There will be no secret visits to the White House after a Washington, D.C., federal judge recently ordered visitor logs be released to pubic interest group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). While CREW is only after visits by... Read More

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The Expectation Of Privacy And Behavioral Marketing
Posted on 2 Sep 2011 by HB Litigation Conferences

By Robert Wice Underwriter, Beazley Group What is the expectation of privacy in behavioral marketing? Are companies being transparent about how they are collecting your information and then selling that information? The legal questions regarding... Read More