Privacy

Trans Union LLC in a case presenting the question whether the First Amendment permits the Federal Trade Commission to prohibit credit reporting agencies from distributing lists of selected names, addresses, and other information to a wide variety of organizations, including for-profit companies, political groups, and charitable entities, for the solicitation of charitable and political contributions and the sale of goods and services. Trans Union LLC v. FTC, 536 U.S. 915 (2002), 245 F.3d 809 (D.C. Cir. 2001). See 2002 WL 32135599, 2002 WL 32135584 (briefs) (U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit).

U S West Communications (now part of Qwest Communications) in a case involving Federal Communications Commission rules restricting telephone company use of “customer proprietary network information” (CPNI). Competition Policy Institute v. U S West Communications, Inc., 530 U.S. 1213 (2000); U S West Communications, Inc. v. FCC, 182 F.3d 1224 (10th Cir. 1999). See 2000 WL 34015090 (brief) (U.S. Supreme Court).

A television station in a case presenting the question whether the imposition of civil liability on a media defendant for using or disclosing the contents of illegally intercepted communications violates the First Amendment. Bartnicki v. Vopper, 532 U.S. 514 (2001). See 2000 WL 1614452 (brief) (U.S. Supreme Court).

A case presenting questions under the federal Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act. Maria v. Apple Computer, Inc., No. 1:07cv22040 (S.D. Fla.) (filed Aug. 8, 2007).

An amicus brief on behalf of non-profit citizens’ advocacy groups on behalf of a state attorney general pursuing discovery from Google regarding illegal acts advertised through Google and YouTube.  No. 14-CV-981 (S.D. Miss.).