WASHINGTON (AP) — In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged that their platforms were used by Russia to try and create division over such disparate issues as immigration, gun control and politics. House investigators ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Civil liberties lawyers are trying to block federal investigators from searching the Facebook accounts of local activists connected to protests of President Trump’s inauguration and for information the attorneys say would reveal the names of thousands of people ...
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If you’re a litigator, then I can only assume that by now you fully understand how social media platforms impact your practice. At this point in time, one way or another, you’ve undoubtedly encountered social media issues while representing your ...Read More »
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who confessed on Facebook to murder after he was acquitted has been sentenced to nine years in prison for illegal possession of ammunition. U.S. District Judge Brenda Sannes sentenced 32-year-old Alfred Thomas ...Read More »
A Philadelphia court has made the unfortunate decision to reopen the legal debate on whether the U.S. has the right to access emails stored on foreign servers if they belong to U.S. companies. If Magistrate Thomas Rueter’s ruling stands, anyone ...Read More »
Can Facebook and similar entities protect user data from sweeping government searches? On Tuesday, the New York Court of Appeals hears oral argument on this issue in the case of In re 381 Search Warrants Directed to Facebook, Inc. I ...Read More »
A federal judge slammed Facebook Inc., saying the social media giant might not be doing enough to deter terrorists from using its platform. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in New York, also accused Facebook’s lawyers – by sending a first-year ...Read More »