Rafael Reyneri is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC, office. He is a member of the Communications and Media and Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice groups. Before joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Andre Davis on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Judge Margo Brodie on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to law school, he was a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Jared Polis.
The California Supreme Court has agreed to take up the question of whether a commercial general liability policy that covers “personal injury”—which, in relevant part, is defined as injury that arises out of a violation of an individual’s “right of privacy”—triggers the insurer’s duty to defend the insured against a claim that the insured violated … Continue Reading
Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Carlton & Harris Chiropractic, Inc. v. PDR Network, LLC, No. 17-1705. The case began when Carlton & Harris sued PDR Network for alleged violations of the commercial fax provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). The Fourth Circuit ruled in Carlton & Harris’s favor, relying on an interpretation … Continue Reading
Yesterday, the FCC released a Public Notice seeking comment on a recent decision issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Marks v. Crunch San Diego, LLC, No. 14-56834 (Sept. 20, 2018). The Public Notice, issued in the context of the FCC’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) reform proceeding, seeks comment … Continue Reading
CTIA, the U.S. wireless industry’s trade association, recently announced the creation of a cybersecurity certification program for Internet of Things (IoT) devices that connect to the internet via LTE or Wi-Fi. The program permits device makers to submit such IoT devices for testing by CTIA-authorized labs in order to obtain a certification of compliance with … Continue Reading
The Eleventh Circuit has issued its decision in LabMD v. FTC, a closely watched case in which LabMD challenged the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to regulate the data security practices of private companies. The Court of Appeals declined to decide that issue, instead finding that the FTC’s order requiring LabMD to implement certain data security … Continue Reading
Earlier this week, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the executive branch agency responsible for telecommunications and information policy, released a Notice of Inquiry requesting that any interested party—including the private sector, technical experts, academics, and civil society—help the agency determine its international internet policy priorities. In particular, NTIA is seeking comments and recommendations … Continue Reading