In a significant setback for Elon Musk’s X Corp (formerly Twitter), a U.S. District Judge has dismissed the company’s lawsuit against an Israeli data-scraping firm, Bright Data Ltd. We previously reported on X’s recent spree of lawsuits against data-scraping companies.

The court held X Corp failed to demonstrate that Bright Data violated its user agreement

This week, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) reviewed a lower court’s dismissal of gun-related indictments against Richard Dilworth, Jr., related to the state’s refusal to disclose the bitmojis and usernames it used to conduct online surveillance through Snapchat accounts in 2017 and 2018.

Police arrested Dilworth for possession of a loaded revolver after Boston

This week we are pleased to have a guest post by Robinson+Cole Artificial Intelligence Team patent agent Daniel J. Lass.

After previously finding that the Biden White House and the FBI likely violated First Amendment free speech protections for some users of online social media platforms, the Fifth Circuit expanded its ruling to find

Many companies are exploring the use of generative artificial intelligence technology (“AI”) in day-to-day operations. Some companies prohibit the use of AI until they get their heads around the risks. Others are allowing the use of AI technology and waiting to see how it all shakes out before determining a company stance on its use.

The more one uses and shares on social media, the more information is publicly available for cyber attackers to use to exploit users’ personal and professional information.

It is hard for people to realize that every single thing shared on any social media platform is available for friends and foes alike to access and use.

The UK is reportedly considering legislation that would impose a ‘duty of care’ on social media companies to regulate harmful content on their platforms. This push for an online safety bill was triggered by the high-profile death of a 14-year-old by suicide. The child had been repeatedly exposed to online content encouraging viewers to engage

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr asserted that TikTok poses an “unacceptable national security risk” in a letter to the CEOs of Google and Apple urging the companies to remove the app from their mobile app stores. According to Carr, TikTok’s history of “surreptitious access of private and sensitive U.S. user data by persons located in Beijing

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently issued guidance on protecting the security of organizations’ social media accounts to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to those accounts.

The guidance, entitled The Capacity Enhancement Guide (CEG): Social Media Account Protection, provides tips for organizations to protect social media accounts from malicious cyber actors. CISA