Congress Restricts Ticket-Buying “Bots”

Dec 19, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

The United States Congress recently passed the “Better Online Ticket Sales Act” (BOTS Act).

The Legal Profession’s Obligation to Monitor Evolving Technology

Dec 13, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

The American Bar Association and approximately 14 states now require that lawyers remain informed regarding benefits and risks associated with the use of technology in support of the practice of law.

Federal Magistrate Approves Use of Twitter for Service of Process

Nov 29, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Federal Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler in San Francisco has reportedly approved use of Twitter for service of process involving an international party.

Stanford Researchers Request Court Unseal Surveillance Requests

Nov 21, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Two researchers affiliated with Stanford University have asked federal court to unseal law enforcement requests of private parties related to electronic monitoring and surveillance activities.

Samsung/Apple Case Provides Rare Design Patent Controversy for Supreme Court

Nov 14, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

This term, the United States Supreme Court has a rare opportunity to update concepts associated with design patents.

Canadian Court Orders eBay to pay $86,700 for a Pair of Nike Shoes

Nov 9, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Two Canadian brothers managed to transform a $320 investment in a special pair of Nike shoes into a $98,000 sale on eBay.

French Software Developers Sue Apple over App Store Contract Terms

Oct 31, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Open source software development company, Nexedi, has sued Apple in a court in France.

German Regulator Orders Facebook to Cease Collecting WhatsApp User Data

Oct 24, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information recently ordered Facebook to cease collection and use of personal information obtained from users of the popular app, WhatsApp, in Germany.

Ninth Circuit Limits FTC’s Ability to Regulate Internet Service Providers

Oct 19, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

By overturning a district court decision, a three judge panel in the Ninth Circuit substantially impaired the ability of the FTC to take action against ISPs on behalf of consumers.

Allegations that Yahoo Scanned Hundreds of Millions of E-Mail Messages for U.S. Government

Oct 10, 2016 By: Craig Blakeley

Reportedly, Yahoo has for more than a year secretly scanned, at the request of United States government intelligence authorities, hundreds of millions of e-mail messages received by its users.

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