This article explores how personally identifiable information has been defined in leading
Video Privacy Protection Act actions and looks at how concerns over the potential sensitivity
of geolocation information may alter how courts handle PII.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a landmark decision issued last Thursday, July 14, 2016, a unanimous three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and held that the SCA does not authorize courts to issue and enforce against U.S.-based service providers warrants for the seizure of customer email content that is stored exclusively on foreign servers.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The House Science, Space and Technology Committee (the "Committee") released an interim staff report containing preliminary findings of an investigation into the cybersecurity posture of the FDIC.
Recent actions against two prominent mobile app developers serve as a warning for companies that authorize third parties to collect and use information over time for advertising in mobile apps (known as interest-based advertising or IBA).
Troutman Sanders LLP
Most organizations understand the importance of timely implementing software updates and patches.
Foley Hoag LLP
Cybersecurity News & Notes – July 19, 2016.
Holland & Knight
On July 12, 2016, the European Commission formally adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, replacing the former Safe Harbor Framework, which the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) struck down late last year.
Poyner Spruill LLP
A sophisticated hacker can cloak the origination point of an attack, making it hard to hit the actual attacker.
The landmark ruling is the first by a federal court of appeals to address the extraterritoriality of the Stored Communications Act.
PayPal, the company responsible for the popular mobile payments app, Venmo, recently agreed to voluntarily bolster its privacy and security disclosures—and pay a $175,000 penalty.
Duane Morris LLP
A man and woman are in a committed, consensual relationship.
Fenwick & West LLP
The Stored Communications Act ("SCA"), which was enacted in 1986, imposes non-disclosure obligations on electronic communications services (ECS) and remote computing services (RCS), with certain exceptions.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) was enacted in 1986 to address, in part, the interception of computer, digital and electronic communications.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently issued a decision that could have far reaching implications for the relationships between companies that provide online services, their customers or users, and third parties.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
Compared with the rest of the world, the United States has historically been a more open framework when dealing with information.
The FCC issued its highly anticipated declaratory ruling on July 5, 2016 in which it determined that the TCPA does not apply to calls made by or on behalf of the federal government when such calls are made for official purposes.
Does your company make databases of customer information? Does it perform analytics on the data? Then be careful of the Privacy Shield, which may restrict these abilities or impose huge fines for simply doing business the American way.