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Clyde & Co
Google has asked the High Court in London to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the former Formula One president, Max Mosley, regarding the availability of images of him with five women at a sex party.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bill C-13, the Lawful Access Legislation, formally known as the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act, received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014 and will come into effect on March 9, 2015.
Dentons (Canada)
The vulnerability of information on digital platforms constitutes an unprecedented risk and the undermining of customer trust goes straight to the bottom line.
McMillan LLP
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("FIPPA") and Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("MFIPPA") have unprecedented amendments coming into force.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The question frequently arises as to when aggregated or anonymized can be disclosed and when even with the aggregation or anonymization it is likely to disclose information that need to be protected.
Jones Day
Facebook's 2014 Government Request Report reveals that Germany has the highest number of requests for user data per million Facebook users.
Jones Day
In October, the German Federal Supreme Court ("BGH") submitted to the ECJ a question regarding whether dynamic IP addresses constitute personal data.
Jones Day
As of September, the Bavarian data protection authority conducted an automated online inspection (source document in German) of more than 2,000 email servers of companies located in Bavaria.
Mayer Brown JSM
Section 33 of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ("PDPO"), which restricts the cross-border transfer of personal data, has been in the statutory books since the PDPO was enacted in 1996.
Mayer Brown JSM
For the first time since the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance came into force in 1996, an individual has received a jail sentence for breach of the PDPO.
Jones Day
A Dutch Court ruled on the ECJ judgment regarding the "right to be forgotten," finding that an internet search engine did not have an obligation to delete search results naming the plaintiff.
Data Protection Day 2015 is officially upon us. Yes, you heard correctly. The 28th of January marks a curious celebration of data privacy on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond. Forget festive holidays, this is the one everyone has had marked in their digital calendars for months.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Big or small, all bank accounts are susceptible to hijacking and fraudulent wire transfers. Banks ordinarily bear the risk of loss for unauthorized wire transfers.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Implementing some or all of these steps will better prepare your company to address privacy and data security issues, including responding to a data breach, which will limit its exposure to a variety of risks.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Today is Data Privacy Day, and as you might expect, we have a few bits and bytes for you.
Jones Day
In October, the Conference of the Data Protection Commissioners issued a resolution on the combination of data gathered by car technologies and their disclosure to interested parties, including car insurances or employers.
Jones Day
In October, the Conference of the German Data Protection Commissioners issued an update (source document in German) of their "2011 Orientierungshilfe—Cloud Computing".
Holland & Knight
On Tuesday, the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing entitled "What are the Elements of Sound Data Breach Legislation?"
Holland & Knight
This morning, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a 71-page report on the Internet of Things (IoT).
Foley Hoag LLP
Data privacy and security have never been more top of mind for business than they are right now.
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Singh & Associates
Due to immense increase in the use of Internet and dependency of individuals in every field, a number of new crimes related to Computer and other gadgets based on internet have evolved in the society.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Sony's misfortune is a reminder for all Australian organisations to consider their responsibilities for data security.
DLA Piper Australia
Concerns about privacy and data control are often cited as major impediments to the growth and wide adoption of Cloud.
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.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The Privacy Bill, 2013 does not provide any definition of "privacy", but it does however,focus on the protection of personal and sensitive personal data of persons.
Clyde & Co
The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), passed by Congress in March 2010, was finally implemented in July 2014.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As she had done in 2014, Marla Durben Hirsch interviewed my partner Elizabeth Litten and me for her annual Medical Practice Compliance Alert article on compliance trends for the New Year.
EMPP – Russian Law Firm
In July 2014 the Russian legislative authorities have adopted a set of amendments to Personal Data Law.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Nearly a year ago, as described in an earlier blog post, one of my favorite health industry journalists, Marla Durben Hirsh, published an article in Medical Practice Compliance Alert predicting physician practice compliance trends for 2014.
Mayer Brown
California recently enacted three bills that expand the state’s online privacy and data security laws.
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