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UK ICO Issues Unprecedented Fine Against Mobile Phone Retailer for Lax Security

On January 8, 2017, the UK Information Commissioner (“ICO”) issued an unprecedented monetary penalty of £400,000 against British mobile phone retailer, The Car Phone Warehouse Limited. Following an attack on their system in 2015, the ICO found that the company … Continue reading

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Stiffer Distracted Driving Laws Target Cell Phone Use

Distracted driving is accounting for increasing numbers of deaths and injuries on the highways of Georgia. Now, states are bringing in stiffer distracted driving laws to address the problem. A new law in the state of Oregon that went into … Continue reading

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Mother Jailed – Twice – for Not Getting Ten Year Old Special Needs Child Private E-Mail and Cell Phone to Use With Father

Colorado Husband and Wife have been divorced for five years. They have two Sons together. Their Younger Son, now ten, has special needs and lives with Wife, a college professor and her second husband. Their Older Son, now thirteen, lives … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Similar to a Pack of Cigarette's? So Say California Supremes: Guess What? Our Fourth Amendment May Go Up in Smoke!

In January, the California Supreme Court ruled that police can search the contents of a cell phone from a person who has been arrested, without a warrant. The court held that police looking at the contents of a cell phone, … Continue reading

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California Ruling Assists Plaintiffs In Class Action Over Unwanted Cell Phone Calls

Gutierrez v. Barclays Group is a class action filed in federal court in the Southern District of California under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (47 U.S.C. § 227). The plaintiffs, a husband and wife, failed to pay their credit card … Continue reading

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