California Privacy Legislation: Wins and Losses

During September 2012, the California legislature voted in favor of three laws recognizing new privacy rights resulting from … Continue Reading

President Obama's Privacy Bill of Rights: Encouraging a Collaborative Process for Digital Privacy Reform

On February 23, 2012 President Obama’s administration (“the Administration”) released an important new report entitled “Consumer Data Privacy … Continue Reading

United States v. Jones Decided?

On January 23, 2012, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decision on United States v. Jones, … Continue Reading

Much Ado About Fricosu

The District of Colorado recently handed down an order in United States v. Fricosu requiring the defendant to … Continue Reading

GPS Tracking: United States v. Jones

Overview On November 8, 2011, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in United States v. Jones, … Continue Reading

In re Google Inc. Street View Electronic Communications Litigation: Radio Communications and Privacy by Convention

N.D. Cal.’s Chief Judge Ware has permitted the Wiretap Act claims against Google to go ahead in the … Continue Reading

Lewton v. Divingnzzo: Hidden Audio Recorder in Teddy Bear Violates Federal Privacy Law

Overview of Lewton Parents who are concerned about their child’s well being might use hidden electronic monitoring devices … Continue Reading

People v. Xinos: A Privacy Right in Vehicle Data

A California Privacy Right in Vehicle Data In People v. Xinos, 192 Cal. App. 4th 637 (2011) (PDF), … Continue Reading

Internet "Kill Switch" Legislation: Can Obama Turn Off the Internet?

During the recent revolution in Egypt, the government disabled Internet access throughout the country with the flip of … Continue Reading

People v. Diaz: Is Your iPhone Constitutionally Protected?

This January in People v. Diaz (PDF), the Supreme Court of California affirmed the Court of Appeals decision … Continue Reading