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Facebook Shielded By CDA Immunity Against Federal Claims For Allowing Use Of Its Platform By Terrorists
In recent years, there have been a number of suits filed in federal courts seeking to hold social media platforms responsible for providing material support to terrorists
United States
13 Aug 2019
How Changes In Immigration Policy Impact Pro Bono Work
U.S. immigration policy has changed quickly and substantially in the past two years
United States
2 Apr 2019
Foreign Investment Review Under CFIUS Expands With New Legislation
The potential for national security review of foreign investment in the U.S. has been around for 30 years since the 1988 enactment of the Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Production Act, which created the ...
United States
6 Nov 2018
YouTube Protected By CDA Immunity Over Claims That It Provided Material Support To Terrorists
Ultimately, though highly sympathetic to the plaintiffs, the court dismissed the complaint, with leave to amend, and ruled that the claims were barred by CDA Section 230.
United States
15 Nov 2017
Immigration Fact Or Fiction For The U.S. Employer: CBP Searching Electronic Devices – A New Thing?
There has been heightened interest and concern regarding the potential for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to search laptops and smart phones at the port of entry...
United States
22 Mar 2017
The Department Of Homeland Security Proposes New Rules Affecting Federal Government Contractors
This week, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") issued three proposed rules expanding data security and privacy requirements for contractors and subcontractors. The proposed rules build upon other recent efforts by various federal agencies to strengthen safeguarding requirements for sensitive government information.
United States
20 Jan 2017
War Of The World Wide Webs: D.C. Circuit Refuses Terror Victims' Attempt To Seize Internet Domain Names
With this ruling, the D.C. Circuit acted with a degree of caution, mindful not to create waves amidst the global nature of Internet regulation.
United States
26 Aug 2016
Fourth Circuit Potentially Expands Scope Of FCA Liability
In 2013, a Triple Canopy medic filed a qui tam complaint under the FCA, alleging that he was directed by his supervisor to prepare false marksmanship scorecards for the guards.
United States
27 Jan 2015
Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorized, But Some Uncertainty Remains
President Barack Obama signed into law a six-year extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program after the House and Senate passed the bill by votes of 416-5 and 93-4, respectively.
United States
14 Jan 2015
Defending The Homefront: A Cybersecurity Executive Order
The simultaneous denial of service attacks on the three largest U.S. banks which occurred two weeks ago were reported to have originated in Iran.
United States
10 Oct 2012
Electronic System For Travel Authorization (ESTA): It’s Here To Stay!
As expected, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a final rule that will make ESTA mandatory for all Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers beginning January 12, 2009.
United States
19 Nov 2008
Law Update: Immigration And Nationality
No one in the United States has been able to avoid the issue of immigration during the past year, most certainly not the U.S. employer.
United States
2 Oct 2007
The Department Of Homeland Security Publishes Regulations Providing A "Safe Harbor" Procedure For Employers Who Receive No-Match Letters From The Social Security Administration. Is It Really A "Safe Harbor"?
Recently the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its amended regulations, providing further guidance to employers who receive written notification from the Social Security Administration (SSA) that an employee’s name and Social Security Number do not match SSA records.
United States
1 Oct 2007
Federal Judge Issues Order Temporarily Blocking Implementation of The Department of Homeland Security´s Social Security Number "No-Match" Regulation
On Friday, August 31, 2007, U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued an Order temporarily blocking implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") regulation on the legal obligations of an employer when it receives a "no­-match letter" from the Social Security Administration or a letter regarding employment verification forms from the Department of Homeland Security
United States
6 Sep 2007
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