S&C Critical Insights – Supreme Court Business Review: Van Buren  v. United States  and  Facebook  v. Duguid

August 10, 2021

In the fourth episode of S&C’s Supreme Court Business Review series, hosts Judd Littleton and Julia Malkina are joined by Tony Lewis and Kamil Shields to discuss two technology-related decisions from the past Term.
 
In Van Buren, the Court limited the application of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to exclude defendants who access information for an improper purpose that they are otherwise authorized to access. The Facebook decision narrowed the meaning of “automatic telephone dialing system” in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, significantly reducing the scope of conduct prohibited by that Act. Tony and Kamil discuss the impact of these decisions for companies, government officials and law enforcement.
 

 
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