Is the expansion of U.S. law enforcement authority on the Internet splintering the world wide web?

Apr 30, 2015 By: Michael Zweiback

A U.S. federal court recently approved a search warrant directed at email account information stored on servers located in Ireland.

Consumer Protection in the World of Broadband Data Services

Sep 2, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

News reports suggest that some broadband data subscribers may not be getting their money’s worth.

Europe Leads the Way in Online Privacy Protection

May 17, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

The European Union (EU) has classified Internet “cookies” and other systems that monitor online activities of individuals to be within the scope of the EU’s Data Protection Act.

Iran’s “Cyber Army” and other government attempts to control the Internet

Apr 16, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Iran’s latest attempt to control the Internet makes it increasingly clear that an Internet controlled and patrolled by governments makes the Internet no safer or more secure.

“Crowdsourcing” and Legislative Reform

Mar 9, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

“Crowdsourcing,” the outsourcing of tasks to a network (or a “crowd”) is finding a role in legislative reform, allowing citizens a voice in potential legislation.

Today in 1998: The first online hate crime conviction is returned

Feb 10, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On February 10, 1998, Richard Machado was the first person convicted of committing a hate crime online. The conviction emboldened federal authorities to pursue other online criminal activities.

Hot Docs: Facebook sued (again) for privacy violations

Nov 17, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Facebook is being sued over its collection of “cookies,” which the lawsuit claims is in violation of the Wiretap Act. However, Facebook is the intended recipient, so there’s no violation.

Senators Kerry, McCain introduce "Privacy Bill of Rights" bill

Apr 18, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

John McCain and John Kerry have introduced a bill that creates a “privacy bill of rights” for consumers. Unfortunately, the bill may do more harm than good.

Facebook fans claimed as damages in an infringement suit?

Mar 10, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A spa filed suit against another spa and Facebook seeking a court declaration that no infringement occurred and an order to restore plaintiff’s Facebook page.

West reference attorneys are bloggers, too

Jul 5, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

You probably know West’s reference attorneys for the super-helpful Westlaw research assistance they provide – but did you know they also have their own blog?

Page 1 of 212>>