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Harvard JOLT seeks submissions

The Harvard Journal of Law and Technology is one of the leading journals covering the ever-developing interaction between law and technology. JOLT Digest is the Journal’s online-only companion, providing timely updates and new perspectives on recent developments in technology law, … Continue reading

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cy pres-only settlement ok’d in Google privacy case

In re Google Referrer Header Privacy Litigation, — F.3d —-, 2017 WL 3601250, No. 15–15858 (9th Cir. Aug. 22, 2017) The underlying class action claimed that Google violated users’ privacy by disclosing their internet search terms to owners of third-party … Continue reading

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Court gags on Utah’s ag-gag law

Animal Legal Defense Fund v. Herbert, No. 13-cv-00679 (D. Utah Jul. 7, 2017) The court strikes down Utah’s ag-gag law, relying on Alvarez, Reed, and the idea that not all access procured by lying is “trespass” or “harmful.” H/T James … Continue reading

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Georgetown Tech Law Review seeks submissions

From the editors: The Georgetown Law Technology Review is soliciting content for fall 2017 publication. Founded in 2015, the Review seeks to build a common forum for technologists, lawyers, and policymakers to discuss the increasingly complex intersections between law and … Continue reading

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WIPIP, part 2

H. Brian Holland, We Are All Cyborgs Now: A Cognitive Theory of the Third-Party Doctrine Once upon a time there were categorical protectsion for private papers against search & seizure. Courts then ruled that personal property was no longer categorically … Continue reading

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TCPA survives strict scrutiny

Brickman v. Facebook, Inc., No. 16-cv-00751, 2017 BL 25487 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 27, 2017) One criticism of expanding strict scrutiny is that courts will be extremely tempted to find that sensible regulations pass strict scrutiny, thus watering down its protection … Continue reading

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Question for those who know European privacy law

Is this ad campaign for Spotify a problem? “Dear person in the Theater District who listened to the Hamilton soundtrack 5,376 times this year, can you get us tickets?” and “Dear person who played ‘Sorry’ 42 times on Valentine’s Day, What did … Continue reading

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