Is it fraud if you make a truthful statement without disclosing that your motivation for making it is to help someone else profit ? That, in essence, is the central question in the appeal in United States v. Anthony Allen et. al., No. 16-939 (CON) (2d Cir.), currently scheduled for oral arguments in front of […]
2016 has been a busy year for Tor Ekeland, P.C. Here is a roundup of some of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) and other trial and appellate cases we’re litigating, organized by Federal Judicial Circuit: 2nd Circuit (New York, Connecticut, and Vermont) U.S. v. Anthony Allen, Anthony Conti 16-898 (2d Cir.) The firm represents […]
Tor will be participating in a panel to discuss digital civil disobedience at Part 1 of the “Worthwhile Tradeoffs”: Surveillance in a Constitutional Democracy Two-Part Symposium. Details here.
After intensive focus yesterday by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on the issue of venue, the government submitted a letter to the Court making additional arguments. Here’s the letter.U.S. v. Auernheimer DOJ Letter 3.20.14
Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit heard oral arguments in Andrew Auernheimer’s appeal of his conviction of CFAA-related offenses in the District of New Jersey. Orin Kerr argued the appeal, with Tor Ekeland of Tor Ekeland, P.C., Hanni Fakhoury of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Marcia Hofmann serving as co-counsel. Listen […]
Tor Ekeland, P.C. is pleased to welcome two new partners, Aaron Williamson and Meredith S. Heller, to the firm. Aaron Williamson counsels software companies and other technology-focused clients on business transactions, intellectual property issues, regulatory compliance, and related matters. As former Senior Staff Counsel at the Software Freedom Law Center, Aaron has extensive experience with […]
The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has scheduled oral arguments in U.S. v. Auernheimer (weev) for 10 A.M. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. weev’s defense will be argued by Orin Kerr.
On December 24, 2013, counsel for Andrew Auernheimer filed the following Amended Reply Brief with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Appellant Auernheimer had previously filed an oversized Reply Brief in response to the government’s oversized Opposition Brief, but was ordered by the Third Circuit to cut the Reply Brief to the word limit permitted […]
On December 19, 2013, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals granted the Government’s request to file an opposition brief to Andrew Auernheimer’s appeal that exceeds the word limit. Although the court will accept the Government’s extended-length brief, the court denied Auernheimer’s request to extend the word limit on his reply. The order: 3rd Circuit Order […]