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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Mandatory data breach notification laws will be a major impost on companies, but may be the only privacy defence left.
Marque Lawyers
Businesses should review their collection practices to make sure they're not poking their noses in where they shouldn't.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Yesterday, the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association released a report titled, "The Connected Car: Who Is In the Driver’s Seat".
Cassels Brock
Hot on the heels of the Compu-Finder case, the CRTC announced yesterday that PlentyOfFish Media Inc., had agreed to pay $48,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement with the CRTC.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court of Appeal’s decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang, 2014 ONCA 883 ("Trang") has important implications for judgment creditors and mortgagees. Writing for the majority in a 3-2 decision, Justice Laskin held that a mortgage discharge statement is personal information protected under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").
Dentons (Canada)
On the heels of issuing its first Notice of Violation under CASL earlier this month, the CRTC announced today that Plentyoffish Media Inc. has entered into an undertaking with the agency and paid a $48,000 fine for alleged violations of CASL.
Jones Day
On January 21, 2015, the president of the Chilean Supreme Court of Justice issued a public statement setting forth several weaknesses in the Unified Database ("BUD") project relating to personal privacy violations.
Jones Day
The text of the data protection bill is not yet publicly available.
Jones Day
The E-Commerce Law, the text of which is not yet publicly available, facilitates online commerce and provides a legal framework for businesses.
Arthur Cox
At the time of writing, it appears that the so called 'one stop shop' mechanism in the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation is being further diluted.
Jones Day
On January 15, 2015, the IFAI announced a preliminary investigation into the vulnerabilities of a database of personal information belonging to credit card retailer Liverpool
Jones Day
On January 26, 2015, the IFAI issued a resolution to initiate proceedings against an internet search engine for possible breach of Mexico's data privacy law
Jones Day
On February 1, 2015, the Mexican Senate resumed discussions on secondary laws relating to transparency, access to public information, and data privacy, pursuant to last year's amendment of the 6th article of the Mexican Constitution.
Foley & Lardner
As part of the Obama administration’s legislative efforts to safeguard government agency information, the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA II) was recently enacted to fortify and update its 2002 version.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Federal Communications Commission’s ("FCC") net neutrality proceeding culminated this month with the release of an Order reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a common carrier Telecommunications Service subject to regulation under Title II of the Communications Act.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Facebook does it. Google does it. It’s everywhere in the mobile ad ecosystem. And your smartphone does it often than you know, according to a study released on Monday by Carnegie Mellon.
Jones Day
According to the IFAI, nearly 200,000 formal complaints regarding improper collection practices prompted the issuance of these guidelines.
Mayer Brown
On February 3, 2015, the OCIE of the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced the results of their cybersecurity examination initiatives.
Foley & Lardner
Manufacturers, defense suppliers and other federal contactors may benefit from a new cybersecurity law intended to safeguard agency information and help bolster defenses to future cyber threats.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The FTC noted in its official blog post announcing the updates that FAQ M.6 was deleted since the topic of that FAQ is already covered in FAQs M.1 and M.2.
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Last week, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC" or the "Commission") issued its first Notice of Violation under Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL").
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As in many other jurisdictions, Canadian law has struggled to keep pace with electronic and technological change.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A theft of patient protected health information may invoke more than federal and state privacy laws.
Clayton Utz
Breach of confidence is a remedy individuals can use to protect personal information to recover substantial compensation.
EMPP – Russian Law Firm
In July 2014 the Russian legislative authorities have adopted a set of amendments to Personal Data Law.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
Strong information governance is an effective way to maximise the opportunities from data mining and to extract value.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
In this briefing, we highlight some key areas of antitrust enforcement to be prepared for in 2015.
Davis LLP
Employers have an interest in ensuring that computer systems in the workplace are used for proper purposes and not for unlawful conduct, information theft, harassment of other employees, and other similar improper uses.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Across Canada, there is wide recognition that individuals have a unique privacy interest in respect of their personal health information and their communications with medical health care professionals.
Venable LLP
The SEC and FINRA released reports summarizing observations on the state of cybersecurity in the brokerage and investment industries based on separate supervisory sweeps.
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