Technology and the Law: 3 Issues to Keep Your Eye On in 2017

This past year was an exciting (if not troubling) one for technology and the law – from the multiple Yahoo breaches to newly-emerging DDoS botnet attacks to allegations of foreign hacking to interfere with the US election, 2016 did not disappoint.  As technology continues to outpace the laws addressing it, here are 3 things to […]

Newly Amended Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41: What It Means & Why It May Reach Too Far

Consider this hypothetical: Frustrated with ads on his smartphone, John Doe disables access by mobile apps to his location data on his Android phone (like many smartphone users already do)…and as a result, his smartphone gets caught within the scope of a criminal warrant that copies the information from his smartphone and exposes highly confidential […]

“All Thumbs” Revisited: Mobile Biometrics, Your Data & the Law

I have previously posted on the topic of biometrics and the 5th Amendment (especially in the context of mobile technology).  A reprint of my initial article can be found in the November 2016 issue of the Texas Bar Journal.  Now, it seems the debate on this issue may heat-up – in a May 26, 2016 […]

PRESS: “More Than Meets the iOS” Post Republished in the July Issue of the Texas Bar Journal

I feel truly blessed that the Texas Bar Journal sought to reprint my first blog post this year in their July Issue! My original post set forth my observations about the Apple/FBI standoff and where it was leading – in a direction that is eye-opening to say the least.  I am humbled that the Texas […]

Fair Use Does Not Mean Your Use Is Fair: 3 Reasons Why the #Oracle/Google Litigation Matters to Your Business

There’s no way around it – virtually every business today uses some form of software in providing its goods and services to its customers. From software-as-a-service solutions to custom-developed code, software has become an indispensable business need, especially as customer solutions expand to the mobile application space.   Without question, software impacts your business and its […]