Mondaq USA: Privacy
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Here are three privacy stories to start your week
Venable LLP
Kids say the darndest things, and California wants to make sure that when it comes to their online postings those kids get a do-over.
Morgan Lewis
Private sector entities looking to comment on the draft should focus on its recommendations surrounding sharing communities, standardized transfer mechanisms, and the handling of corporate legal considerations.
Scott & Scott LLP
There are many serene places that your data can reside such as lush farms, large lakes, and different kinds of clouds..
Scott & Scott LLP
Traditionally, software audits were conducted by gaining access to software installations and reviewing entitlements.
Venable LLP
On September 17, 2014, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade ("Subcommittee") held a hearing entitled "Cross Border Data Flows: Could Foreign Protectionism Hurt U.S. Jobs."
Stites & Harbison PLLC
I recently read about an interesting new social media site directed to children named Kuddle.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
ABC News recently featured a list of 11 websites that they endorse as websites "you can trust with your kids."
Fox Rothschild LLP
This week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fined TRUSTe, a company that endorses the data privacy practices of businesses, for misrepresenting its certification programs to consumers.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Both Jimmy John’s and Coca-Cola are facing class action lawsuits stemming from claims of fraud and identity theft as a result of recent data breaches suffered by the companies
Holland & Knight
On October 28, 2014, the Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program issued a press release detailing several decisions that commence the promised enforcement of its 2013 Compliance Warning to website publishers regarding Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA)
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Snapchat is a photo sharing site based on the premise that your photos delete after being posted.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Apparently TRUSTe hasn't been quite so .... the FTC has charged the "certification" company with misrepresenting practices to consumers.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University launched a mobile app privacy grading system earlier this month called privacygrade.org.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The Pew Research Foundation released a new study entitled Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in a Post-Snowden Era.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The law will require a Covered Service to permit a registered user who is under 18 to remove content that he or she has posted to the service.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A postal workers’ union has accused the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) of engaging in unfair labor practices in violation of the National Labor Relations Act in a charge recently lodged with the National Labor Relations Board over the handling of a USPS data breach.
Fox Rothschild LLP
I strongly urge every covered entity and business associate faced with a Business Associate Agreement that includes indemnification provisions to read Michael Kline’s "List of Considerations" before signing.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Corrective action taken by Verizon Communications to fix security issues with its FiOS and DSL routers resulted in the FTC closing its investigation.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Mark G. McCreary was recently interviewed by CBS Philly regarding data and privacy issues.
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Much has changed in the digital world since 1995 when the EU's Data Protection Directive came into effect.
BakerHostetler
Although HIPAA does not create a private cause of action, a recent Indiana Superior Court jury verdict indicates that HIPAA could still play an important role in private causes of action in state court based on negligence and professional liability as it relates to confidentiality.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Employers find it increasingly difficult to balance the competing interests of an employee's privacy against the employer's security in relation to the evolution of technology and social media usage.
McGuireWoods LLP
No business is safe from privacy breaches and cyber attacks, and hackers grow more sophisticated each day.
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP
Frequently in the cybersecurity field, we try to look ahead to anticipate the next threat, that zero-day attack.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber
The California Online Protection Act requires a commercial Internet website or online service to conspicuously post a privacy policy on its website if it collects personally identifiable information about California residents who visit its website.
Mayer Brown
Several US states have recently passed or proposed new or amended data breach notification laws, making a total of 47 states that now have laws requiring businesses to notify individuals when data security breaches compromise their personal information.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Plaintiffs frequently sue businesses in class actions for violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the "TCPA").
Jones Day
In December 2013, a U.S. national retail store announced that credit and debit card data for more than 40 million consumers may have been compromised.
BakerHostetler
SLC Security, LLC will begin notifying individuals if it believes it has identified a security breach or vulnerability of a company and it has not received a satisfactory response.
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