LEGAL THOUGHTS

This blog contains our personal opinions on legal topics that interest us.

December 9, 2019

I think this will be a great Coca-Cola during the holidays (found in New Jersey).  If you cannot read it, it is a cinnamon flavored Coke.

December 5, 2019

If you are a brick and mortar establishment and a website, then you should check that your website complies with at least the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) 2.0 (see link).

On October 7, 2019, the US Supreme Court denied certioriari in the Domino's Pizza, L...

December 2, 2019

In October 2019, Advocate General (AG) Evgeni Tanchev to the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) issued an opinion in the Sky v. SkyKick case (Case C-371/18) (see link to Curia).  As the CJEU tends to follow an AG's opinion, this opinion could change Europea...

November 21, 2019

Last year, I blogged about how the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) was conducting suspicion-free, warrantless searches of travelers' phones and computers. 

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and ACLU of Massachusetts chal...

November 18, 2019

On November 5th, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued new guidance concerning the proper disclosures for social media influencers (see Disclosures 101 for Social Media Influencers document).  The FTC press release includes a video with compliance tips.

Some...

November 14, 2019

Back in December 2016, I blogged about how the US Copyright Office changed from its old paper based DMCA agent registration system to a new online DMCA agent registration system.  As part of the new system, DMCA agent registrations lapse after three years. 

If you...

November 11, 2019

I love Coca-Cola, especially because it has more carbonation than Pepsi Cola.  But, I'm not sure we needed a version that will wire you up even more.

November 7, 2019

The Spanish Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently fined the airline Vueling for the way it configured cookies on its website.

The following analysis is based on a translation of the decision (see link).

Visitors to Vueling's website were greeted with a cookie notice t...

October 28, 2019

Every fall, I see signs warning drivers to beware of hedgehogs. I still have yet to see my first hedgehog on the road.  I do hope it looks as cute as these guys on the sign.

October 24, 2019

Daylight Saving Time ends in the US on Sunday, November 3rd.  This means that the USA and Europe revert back to the standard time difference.  For example, 9am New York is 3pm Paris, France.