The Stored Communications Act’s Warrant Provisions Do Not Apply Extraterritorially

On July 14, the Second Circuit in Microsoft v. United States ruled that the Stored Communications Act (SCA) “does not authorize a U.S. court to issue and enforce an SCA warrant against a United States-based service provider for the contents of a customer’s electronic communications stored on servers located outside the United States.”

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WiGig? Why Not! FCC Sets Aside Significant Unlicensed Spectrum for Deployment and Support of 5G Wireless Services in Latest “Spectrum Frontiers” Order

WiGig? Why Not! FCC Sets Aside Significant Unlicensed Spectrum for Deployment and Support of 5G Wireless Services in Latest “Spectrum Frontiers” Order

On Thursday, July 14, the FCC adopted its “Spectrum Frontiers” Order which allocates a substantial amount of high-frequency millimeter wave spectrum for both licensed and unlicensed use to support the deployment of the “next generational evolution of wireless technology to so-called” 5G wireless networks and services.

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Anti-Retaliation Portion of OSHA’s Recordkeeping Final Rule Subject to Delayed Effective Date and Challenged in Court

Anti-Retaliation Portion of OSHA’s Recordkeeping Final Rule Subject to Delayed Effective Date and Challenged in Court

OSHA recently announced that it is delaying the effective date of the controversial anti-retaliation portion of its new recordkeeping rule in order to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers.

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What’s the Final Outcome of Microsoft’s Victory? We’ll Find Out Soon.

By | LXBN | July 19, 2016
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Microsoft scored a major victory in their three-year battle against U.S. law enforcement last week when the Second Circuit unanimously ruled that the government cannot compel the tech company to hand over emails stored on a server in Dublin. The question now is, who will act first, tech companies or Congress?

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