Tag Archives: Violation

No privacy violation for disclosing information otherwise available on member-only website

Plaintiff sued several defendants related to her past work as a government employee. She sought to amend her pleadings to add claims for violation of the Fourth Amendment and the federal Stored Communications Act. She claimed that defendants wrongfully disclosed … Continue reading

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FTC Puts Kids’ Smart Watch Companies in Time Out for COPPA Violation

Answering the centuries’ old question, it appears it is the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) that watches the watchmen. The FTC sent warning letters to a pair of foreign app developers cautioning them that their practices of collecting children’s geolocation data … Continue reading

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Merchandising right violation?

In the footsteps (so to speak) of Boston Athletic Association v. Sullivan, 867 F.2d 22 (1st Cir. 1989), how should we analyze these T-shirts, sold at Boston's Logan Airport around the time of the Boston Marathon?http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss Read more detail on … Continue reading

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Actions Taken In Violation Of The Automatic Stay Are Void… Sometimes

In Burkhart v. Coleman, (In re Tippett) — F.3d —, 2008 WL 4070690 (9th Cir. Sept. 4, 2008), the Ninth Circuit held that an unauthorized post-petition sale of real property may be upheld where: 1) the bankruptcy trustee failed to … Continue reading

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A school board member who acts on the advice of counsel will not be found to have engaged in a willful violation or neglect of duty

A school board member who acts on the advice of counsel will not be found to have engaged in a willful violation or neglect of duty Citing a number of Decisions of the Commissioner of Education, including Application of Goldin, 39 … Continue reading

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