October 2, 2023

Twitter Sanction Highlights Privacy Law's Complexity

Cary Aronovitz

Litigation attorney Cary Aronovitz authored an article in Law360 about a decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit sanctioning the company formerly known as Twitter $350,000 for missing a deadline to produce records from former President Donald Trump's account. Mr. Aronovitz breaks down a key component of the decision, the Stored Communications Act (SCA), which establishes procedures for companies to protect the dissemination of users content and data. He explains the importance of understanding the SCA so companies and nonparties can properly object to broad and typically burdensome discovery requests.

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