Faruki Blog

Will the Real Stephen Colbert Please Stand Up?

For nearly two decades, Stephen Colbert entertained and educated many of us as his ultra-conservative and faux-newscaster alter-ego, “Stephen.. Read More

FIC Discusses Cutting Edge Legal Issues at FBA National Convention

Earlier this month, Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. attorneys attended the Federal Bar Association National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. During the.. Read More

D.C. Circuit Rules that Agency Emails on Nongovernmental Accounts are Subject to FOIA Requests

This year, the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. For half a century, FOIA has generated a large body of both.. Read More

Will Virtual Reality Transform Real-World Laws?

Star Trek: The Next Generation introduced the holodeck: a virtual reality (VR) apparatus utilizing hard-light holograms that create a virtual world.. Read More

Biometrics – With Great Data, Comes Great Cybersecurity Responsibility

Sam Raimi's 2002 film Spiderman included timeless advice from Ben Parker: "With great power, comes great responsibility."  Uncle Ben's advice is.. Read More

You're Never Too Big (or Small) for Your Breaches

Data breaches are reported nearly every day, and many are prominently featured as part of the 24-hour news cycle. Target, Uber, AshleyMadison.com, .. Read More

Look In the Sky! It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's State UAV Laws & Regulations!

Unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs" or "drones") are increasingly flooding our skies. Unlike the model airplanes or remote-controlled toys that many of.. Read More

Supreme Court's Spokeo Decision Fails to Give "Concrete" Answers in Privacy Litigation

Article III standing has often been a difficult hurdle for plaintiffs in privacy litigation to clear (check out my prior blogs on Android Litigation.. Read More

FIC Cyber Law Update: MasterCard Debuts Selfie Cybersecurity Feature

This summer, MasterCard will debut a new cybersecurity feature allowing customers to authenticate their identity by taking a selfie.  But the use of.. Read More