Tag Archives: Appeals

Facebook Backed by Appeals Court in Denying Parents Access to Dead Teen’s Account

HIGHLIGHTS The 15-year-old was killed by a Berlin underground train in 2012 Her parents are asking to access her Facebook account to inquire details German court backed Facebook’s decision to forbid the access to account A German court on Wednesday backed online giant Facebook in its battle to reject a demand by the parents of a dead teenage girl for ... Read More »

US Appeals Court Sends BlackBerry Lawsuit Back to Lower Court

A US appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing BlackBerry of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone line that was misleading. While the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim, it ordered a ... Read More »

US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case

Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone. The government’s 45-page brief comes a week after US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein issued his decision in a routine drug case, dealing ... Read More »