A pair of Silicon Valley judges have dramatically parted ways on how much wiggle room email providers have under federal wiretap laws to gather user information.
A federal judge in California ruled that consumers don't have standing to challenge Apple's 30 percent cut of app sales because the cost is passed on to them by developers.
On the biggest Internet shopping day of the year, appellate heavyweights Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn and David Frederick of Kellogg Huber lost Supreme Court cert bids in cases challenging New York's online sales tax law.
According to Apple's lawyers at Gibson Dunn, a judge blindsided the company with an unconstitutional order that would grant Goodwin Procter's Michael Bromwich "wide-ranging, intrusive and excessive inquisitorial powers of a sort reserved to prosecutors."
What does same-sex marriage have to do with claims that Apple fixed prices for e-books? Plenty, according to Gibson Dunn's Ted Boutrous.
Lawyers for "Company Doe" at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher argue that even identifying the name of a manufacturer fighting a government safety report would hurt the company's reputation and economic well-being.