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Alessandro Cocco Blog Post

April 10, 2017 3:50 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Alessandro Cocco Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 8, 2017 The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (“FISA”) governs foreign intelligence, and introduces a legal regime different from the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”, the statute governing surveillance for domestic law enforcement purposes).…
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PRG News Roundup: April 5

April 7, 2017 9:21 am Eli Siems 0
by Eli Siems The NY Times reports on an ongoing struggle between banks and tech companies over the fate of your financial data. On Monday, Amazon.com launched its new Amazon Cash service, allowing customers to add paper cash to an Amazon account at a physical retail location.…
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Caitlin Schultz: Blog Post

April 4, 2017 5:24 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Caitlin Schultz Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 4, 2017 Title of Blog Post: Turning the Tables: Publishing Congress’s Browser History Article: Travis M. Andrews, Protesters Raise More than $200,000 to Buy Congress’s Browsing Histories, Wash. Post (Mar. 30, 2017), https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/03/30/protesters-raise-more-than-200000-to-buy-congresss-web-histories-theyre-likely-in-for-a-surprise.…
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Hernán Garcés Blog Post

April 3, 2017 3:24 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Hernán Garcés Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 3, 2017  The highest court of the European Union rules that Member States may not impose a general obligation to retain data on providers of electronic communications services  Last December, four days before Christmas, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) made a present to the European citizens in a major privacy decision declaring that indiscriminate storing of private citizens’ communications data is illegal under EU law.  …
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Yu-Jean Liu Blog Post

April 3, 2017 3:23 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Yu-Jean Liu Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 3, 20 Last year, Second Circuit in Microsoft Corp. v. United States 829 F.3d 197 (2d Cir. 2016) held that the government cannot compel Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to turn over data that is stored overseas.…
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Qianyao Li Blog Post April 3 2017

April 3, 2017 3:16 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Qianyao Li Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 3, 2017 Pennsylvania magistrate judge’s ruling requires Google to turn over data stored outside United States to FBI On Feb 3, 2017, Pennsylvania Magistrate Judge Thomas J. Rueter granted the Government’s motions to compel Google to comply with search warrants to turn over data stored outside United States.…
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Jeffrey Bishop Blog Post April 3, 2017

April 3, 2017 3:11 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Jeffrey Bishop Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein March 30, 2017 Ninth Circuit to Address Police Surveillance of Cell Site Location Information Do consumers possess a Fourth Amendment “reasonable expectation of privacy” in the location data collected by cell phone service providers, such that police must obtain a warrant supported by probable cause to access this information?…
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Ying Cai Blog Post

March 29, 2017 4:21 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Ying Cai Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein March 29, 2017 Following the passage by Senate last week of the resolution overturning an Obama-era FCC rule that required internet providers to get consumers’ permission before sharing their browsing history with other companies, the House of Representatives passed the same resolution in a 215-205 vote on March 28.…