New Law Makes Drug Possession a Misdemeanor in Oregon

Oregon legalized recreational marijuana back in 2015. But what about other Schedule 1 narcotics like cocaine, meth, or LSD? While the Beaver State isn’t planning on legalizing those any time soon, it is rolling back the penalties for their possession. A new state law will downgrade first-time drug possession offenses……

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Can You Get Cash for Cruise Line Robocall Calls?

We all hate robocalls — those pre-recorded telemarketing calls that always seem to interrupt dinner, which, in my house, is really the third hour of binging “Cake Boss.” But most of us don’t hate them enough to file a lawsuit about it. Lucky for us lazy litigants, there’s a nifty……

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Uber Wins Arbitration Clause Case, Keeping Disputes out of Court

Amid controversies over sexual harassment, data security, and an ousted CEO, Uber scored one legal victory last week. The Second Court of Appeals for the Southern District of New York ruled that clicking Uber’s “Register” button means consenting to a forced arbitration clause in its terms of service, meaning that……

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After Data Mishaps and FTC Charges, Uber Agrees to 20 Years of Privacy Audits

Following the revelations that multiple Uber policies failed to track employee access to customer data — including its so-called “God view” that let employees spy on the rideshare app’s users in real time — the company has agreed to implement a comprehensive privacy program in order to settle Federal Trade……

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