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On March 16, 2017, Lyft Inc. and over 200,000 current and former drivers reached a $30 million settlement in a class action lawsuit. The plaintiffs, all current and former Lyft drivers, alleged that they were “employees” and not “independent contractors” under California law, and that in some cases, they had not earned the minimum [...]

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Exceeding Authorized Access

On February 7, 2014 By Jonathan Hoffmann

Last week the US District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a case under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), 18 U.S.C. § 1030, thereby contributing to an ever-growing debate [PDF] about the meaning of the words “exceeding authorized access.”

Despite the fact that the CFAA [...]

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Despite the efforts of Quit Facebook Day, social networking sites are wildly popular. Sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace are increasingly utilized by twenty-somethings that are now entering the workforce. Unfortunately, a large portion of these users are unaware that they are one “I Hate My Job” post away from becoming unemployed. [...]

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