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    FCC Releases a “Smartphone Security Checker” to Help Consumers Protect Their Mobile Devices

    In the world of electronic data, the information we send and receive is not limited to solely computer generated files, but also includes information stored on mobile devices.  As this technology advances, so does the importance of protecting against unwanted intrusions. On December 18, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”), and its public and private […]

    Password Protection for Employees

    Along with the New Year comes new legislation. The prominent role of social media in our society has prompted some employers to require that employees and applicants provide user information and passwords to their social media accounts. However, the ability to make such demands will likely be limited in the future as states have begun […]

    Anti-Semitic Bullying Claim Survives Motion to Dismiss

    Eastern District Judge Arthur Spatt recently denied Northport-East Northport Union Free School Districts’ motion to dismiss in a case brought by a Northport High School student who had been subject to anti-Semitic taunts and bullying. Defendants, (which include the High School’s principal and the District Superintendent, collectively “Defendants” or “School District”), claimed that the Plaintiff […]