Tag Archives: Communications

Mass. Supreme Court rules that Stored Communications Act doesn’t bar Yahoo from release of decedent’s emails to his Estate’s Personal Representatives

People often wonder what happens to someone’s stored digital data such as emails, electronic banking, or facebook accounts if the person dies. This has been a vexing problem for surviving family members who wish to read or save that data as … Continue reading

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Email communications between lawyers and clients are privileged, right?

Lawyers using email to communicate with clients is the norm. There is usually an expectation and understanding that these communications are privileged. But, can the privilege be lost? Consider the following scenario. Scroll all the way down for the answer. … Continue reading

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Justice – Capabilities Approach – Communications – San Diego, CA

The International Communication Association holds its annual meeting May 25-29, 2018, in San Diego. A preconference, Applying the Capabilities Approach to Media and Communications, takes place May 24, 2018. Abstracts for the pre conference are due Dec. 15, 2017. Recent years … Continue reading

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New Rules for Uniform Communications: More Health Care Reform Compliance

Get ready for new required required notices and definitions! Be prepared to update your communications to plan participants! Wednesday, the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (together with the Treasury) gave us the new proposed rules for the "uniform … Continue reading

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Court dismisses class action against MySpace for violation of the Stored Communications Act

Hubbard v. MySpace, 2011 WL 2149456 (S.D.N.Y. June 1, 2011) Plaintiff, who sued on behalf himself and others similarly situated, claimed that MySpace improperly turned over account information and private messages to law enforcement, even though there was a search … Continue reading

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