Monthly Archives: May 2021

Ireland rejects Facebook bid to block regulatory data probe

The High Court of Ireland on Friday rejected Facebook’s bid to block an investigation that could potentially prevent data transfer from the European Union to the United States. “I deny all the reliefs sought by (Facebook Ireland) and in the proceedings,” read a statement by High Court Judge David Barniwill, dismissing his challenge against the… Read More »

Any business with a web presence is a potential target

In February, SaltWorks, a Woodinville manufacturer of sea salt consumer products, received some disturbing legal news: The 19-year-old company was being sued for allegedly violating patent covering technology in its e-commerce system. Although the patent appeared so common in the lawsuit that it could apply to any type of e-commerce, SaltWorks allegedly tied up with… Read More »