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Identity Crisis: Supreme Court Rules on ‘Identity Theft’ Penalty Enhancement

The Supreme Court attempted to define what it means to “use” without lawful authority “a means of identification” of another person ...
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The Internet’s Future at Stake (Really!) as Supreme Court Takes Up Provider Immunity

“No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.” Those 26 words helped create the ...
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Supreme Court: Does BIlling Fraud Violate Federal ID Theft Statutes?

Simple question: Is a user ID and password similar to an identification card like a driver’s license or a key? If I use your user ID and password to log into your ...
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Supreme Court to Consider Identity Theft Case

William Dubin, a licensed psychologist in Austin, Texas, provided psychological services to a youth facility known as Williams House. As part of a kickback scheme with the head of Williams House, Dubin ...
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High Court Deals Blow to Data Privacy Regulations

Like the Kubler-Ross stages of grief, there are multiple stages of data breach. Anger, denial, blame, investigation, litigation, regulation and, ultimately, resignation. This includes possible class action litigation by consumers, banks, vendors, ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg 1933 – 2020

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Justice of the Supreme Court Ginsburg on her Mother: “What’s the difference between a bookkeeper in the garment district and a Supreme Court justice? One generation.” ...
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Schrodinger’s Cryptocurrency – Both Private and Not

Everyone knows that Bitcoin is an anonymous currency. Except when it isn’t. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies attempt to achieve the incompatible goals of providing strong accountability for transactions through blockchain and strong ...
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Supreme Court Looks at Computer Trespass Meaning

Federal statutes have muddied the waters on the meaning of computer trespass, but a Supreme Court case may clear the air When Congress passed a federal statute on computer fraud in 1984, ...
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Maine Suit Challenges Privacy Regulation on First Amendment Grounds

When it comes to First Amendment free speech rights, the Supreme Court has sided mostly with consumers. Will that change with a Maine case? In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down ...
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Court Says Minor Can Be Prosecuted for Sexting

A law designed to protect minors from child pornography was used to prosecute a Maryland high school student for sexting During the 2016-17 school year, a high school student with the initial ...
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