Region: United States of America

Reaching for the CLOUD

Covington & Burling partner Alexander Berengaut and associate Katharine Goodloe examine the geographic scope of the US Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act

29 March 2019

FTC orders broadband providers to disclose data practices

The US Federal Trade Commission has asked seven broadband providers to explain how they collect and use information about consumers and their devices.

28 March 2019

DC attorney general proposes new privacy bill

Karl Racine has put forward legislation that would update Washington, DC, state law to introduce stronger privacy safeguards for residents’ personal data.

28 March 2019

Paul Hastings launches artificial intelligence practice

Paul Hastings’ new dedicated AI practice features lawyers from a variety of backgrounds in the US and Europe.

27 March 2019

US Supreme Court rejects Zappos appeal on hacked customers' standing

The highest US court has refused to hear an Amazon subsidiary’s appeal against a ruling that the company’s customers have standing to sue in the wake of a data breach.

26 March 2019

Microsoft faces contempt claim in Word patent litigation

Software company i4i says Microsoft has flouted the terms of a 2009 injunction that ordered it to stop using a software patent, marking the latest step in years-long litigation that has already cost Microsoft hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

26 March 2019

Facebook shareholder complaints dismissed

A US federal judge has partly dismissed a shareholder-driven lawsuit filed against Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but has given the plaintiffs leave to bolster their complaints with further evidence.

25 March 2019

MoFo hires Proskauer Rose privacy head

Former Proskauer Rose privacy head Kristen Mathews has joined Morrison Foerster in New York.

25 March 2019

Another Reed Smith lawyer joins Holland & Knight

Privacy partner and litigator Ashley Shively has joined Holland & Knight’s California office after nine years at Reed Smith.

22 March 2019

US Supreme Court refers Google case to lower court

The US Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court should decide whether users suing Google over privacy violations have standing to receive an $8.5 million class action settlement.

20 March 2019

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