Posts Tagged United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Podcast Discussing Data Privacy and Information Security Implications of United States v. Cotterman – Now Available!

You can now listen to the podcast for Courts Showing Greater Respect for Data Privacy – United States v. Cotterman. Click HERE! For a recap, here is my discussion of this podcast and who participated: I finished a fantastic Skype discussion of the Cotterman opinion with with Rafal Los (@Wh1t3Rabbit) and Mike Schearer (@theprez98). As you may recall from The Law and […]

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Courts Showing Greater Respect for Data Privacy – United States v. Cotterman

TAKEAWAY: Data privacy is gaining respect within the judiciary, as it should because in many ways, data is the new currency and is worthy of protection. On March 8, 2013 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (en banc) handed down a watershed case with significant privacy implications: United States v. Cotterman, No. 09-10139 (9th Cir. Mar. 8, […]

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Ninth Circuit Upholds $9.5 Million Facebook Privacy Settlement

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the $9.5 million settlement of a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit that included, among other things, claims for violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, was based on assertions by Facebook users that, through its Beacon Program, Facebook violated their privacy by sharing on […]

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Bye Bye Brekka–Hello Nosal! Ninth Circuit Warms-up to Intended-Use Theory of “Access” Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

This past Monday I blogged of what I called the “Trilogy of Access Theories” to refer to the 3 lines of circuit court cases that have different theories for interpreting “access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). That was a FAIL! United States v. Nosal As of today the trilogy has become a […]

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