US Banks and financial institutions “must now monitor for”” DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) “attacks against their networks and have a plan in place to try and mitigate against such attacks” as reported by Infoweek.
Big Data has become a big buzzword, but many healthcare organizations are just beginning to determine how to put Big Data to work for them.
At the end of March, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted in favour of the Marco Civil da Internet (Internet Bill), bringing the ground-breaking legislation one step closer to enactment. The Internet Bill will now progress to the Senate for approval.
The California Supreme Court has certified a question for review posed by the Ninth Circuit – Is the internet a “place of public accommodation” as described in the California Disabled Persons Act (“DPA”), Civil Code §§ 54, et seq.?
De Novo Review Redux — Supreme Court to Consider Standard of Appellate Review of Patent Claim Construction
In a recent blog post, we reported that a divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) had reaffirmed that appellate review of patent claim interpretations is de novo, without any deference to the trial court even for factual matters.
The Texas Department of Banking released a “Supervisory Memorandum” on Thursday, April 03, 2014, providing its interpretation of Texas laws on currency exchange and money transmission as applied to virtual currency.
Information disseminated through social media platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn is of growing utility in litigation matters.
Big data, at this point, is underutilized in almost every industry—and maybe none more so than in legal. In speaking with LXBN TV at the 2014 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference, Michigan State’s Daniel Martin Katz speaks with us on how big data and quantitative legal predictions can be used in the legal field.
Ninth Circuit Says Cellphone Calls Do Not Have to Be Confidential to Violate the California Invasion of Privacy Act
The Ninth Circuit recently issued a divided and unpublished opinion in Young v. Hilton Worldwide Inc. et al, which plaintiffs may attempt to use in class action lawsuits against call centers for violations of the California Invasion of Privacy Act (“CIPA”).
Congressional Discussions On the Transition of Internet Domain Name Functions from the U.S. Department of Commerce to ICANN
Yesterday, April 2, the House Energy and Commerce Committee held what will likely be the first in a series of Congressional hearings on the transition of Internet domain name functions from the U.S. Department of Commerce to ICANN.