In Riley v. California the Supreme Court made it clear that people’s private information is worthy of protection, even on their cell phones, in holding that cell phones are generally protected from searches without a warrant. The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police cannot go snooping through people’s cell phones without a warrant, in a unanimous […]
Beckett Media Files Two “Data Scraping” Cases in Northern District of Texas – Will the CFAA Claims Survive?
Beckett Media recently filed two cases in the Northern District of Texas that allege violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1030 (the CFAA). Just a few months ago I blogged about how Texas is a favorable jurisdiction for plaintiffs to bring CFAA claims (Yes, Texas is a good state for plaintiffs […]
In an earlier blog post I wrote about how [w]hen your company has a data breach, these are the top 3 questions that you will be required to answer: How did the breach happen? What steps did your company take before the breach to protect the data and keep it from happening? What steps is […]