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Facebook, Instagram Lack Transparency on Government-Ordered Content Removal Amid Unprecedented Demands to Censor User Speech, EFF's Annual Who Has Your Back Report Shows

Apple App Store, Google Play Store, YouTube Among the Best at Informing Users About the Number of, and Reasons for, Content Takedowns San Francisco, California — Facing increased demands from governments to remove user content, purportedly in the name of … Continue reading

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The Precedential Value of an Unprecedented Sale – Lessons from Chrysler

On June 10, 2009, the sale of substantially all of Chryslers assets closed, just 42 days after the countrys third largest automaker filed for bankruptcy protection. The closing followed a contentious sale hearing before the Bankruptcy Court, an expedited appeal to … Continue reading

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Congress Poised to Invalidate Agency Guidance Document in Unprecedented Use of the Congressional Review Act – Could it Provide a Roadmap for Relief for the Health Industry?

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) was long viewed as something of a paper tiger, and for good reason. The CRA requires agencies to submit certain rules to Congress before they go into effect. The CRA also creates a streamlined process … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Research: 2017 Securities Lawsuit Filings at “Unprecedented Levels”

For the second straight year, securities class action lawsuit filings reached record levels in 2017, according to the January 30, 2018 report from Cornerstone Research. According to the report, entitled “Securities Class Action Filings: 2017 Year in Review” (here), securities … Continue reading

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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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