LEGAL THOUGHTS

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

November 28, 2019

Last year, I blogged about a case where LinkedIn decided that it would no longer allow HiQ, a data scraper, to scrape public information from LinkedIn's website. The district court preliminarily enjoined LinkedIn from blocking HiQ from scraping information.  On Septemb...

November 26, 2019

From all of us at the Law Office of Henry Park, PC, may you celebrate this holiday surrounded by friends and family  We wish you good health and good times.

Image from New York Public Library

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...

November 4, 2019

The repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act  (PASPA) by the US Supreme Court last year made sports betting legal in the eyes of the federal government and left regulating it at the state level (Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, 13...

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