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ECPA Shows its Age as Google Wi-Spy Lawsuit Proceeds

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Way back in 1986, when digital communications was in its infancy, Congress passed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).  Originally conceived as an amendment to the 1968 wiretap law, ECPA’s sponsors intended to cover new technologies like email and online networks. … Continue reading

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Facebook and Twitter are NOT Your Friends

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One of the lessons that seems hardest for people to learn about social media sites is that Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media sites — from dating sites like Match.com to online communities for people with specific diseases like RA.com — aren’t … Continue reading

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