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 […]

“Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Rain”: Security, Privacy and E-Discovery Issues in Cloud Computing

Below is my presentation on some of the legal issues in cloud computing, updated from my  presentation on the topic 3 years ago, with a bent towards e-discovery and electronically stored information (ESI) in the “cloud”.  This presentation was well received by the Collin County Bar Association’s Litigation Section, very interactive when presented and an […]

All Thumbs? Mobile Biometrics, Your Data & the Law

With all the commotion revolving around the Apple/FBI dispute and accessing encrypted data in the iPhone iOS, it should come as no surprise mobile device makers and application providers have been ramping up efforts to better protect mobile device content from unauthorized access.  Soon, the WhatsApp secured messaging service owned by Facebook will be encrypting […]

Presentation: “Partly Sunny with a Chance of Rain II”: Forecasting the Legal Issues in Cloud Computing

Below is a link to my presentation on the legal issues presented in cloud computing, updated from my original presentation on the topic 3 years ago.  This presentation was well attended and received by the Dallas Bar Association’s Computer Law Section (again), so I hope you will find it equally informative…enjoy! “Partly Sunny with a […]