Data collected in jurisdictions with mandatory breach reporting indicates that the most common cause of privacy breaches is human error.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A recent decision from British Columbia has highlighted the uncertainty around the existence of the common law tort of invasion of privacy, at least in that province.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 18, 2015, the Canadian government enacted the Digital Privacy Act, which makes a number of important changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Bennett Jones LLP
On June 18, 2015, significant portions of the Digital Privacy Act received Royal Assent. This Act, amends the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Bill S-4, also known as the Digital Privacy Act (Canada) (the "Act"), was passed by Parliament and received Royal Assent on June 18, 2015...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Equustek Solutions Inc. v Google Inc.,1 the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld the Supreme Court's jurisdiction to issue an injunction with worldwide effect forcing Google to remove search results for websites promoting the sale of counterfeit goods.
On April 15, 2015 the German Minister of Justice presented guidelines (source document in German) for the implementation of retention obligations and maximum storage periods for traffic data.
According to the DPO, the search engine already announced that it will materially change its services in order to meet these data protection requirements.
The Italian Garante has issued new guidelines to clarify privacy requirements by which data controllers should abide in creating user profiles.
On March 11, the Dutch government enacted an amended version of the cookie legislation.
The draft bill followed the April 2014 ECJ decision nullifying the European Data Retention Directive.
On March 9, the DDPA and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve information-sharing and enforcement cooperation on privacy and data security matters.
In March, the Spanish DPA (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos) adopted a resolution on the Right To Be Forgotten.
Partridge & Garcia P.C.
Illinois is joining several other states in passing legislation that would dramatically increase the potential liability for marketers in the event of a data breach.
Hogan Lovells US LLP
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau requested public input on a recent report on Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practices.
On June 18, 2015, the Canadian Minister of Industry announced that the Digital Privacy Act, which amends Canada's foundational Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, has received royal assent and is now law.
Fox Rothschild LLP
With data breaches being the quickly trending "flavor of the month" criminal activity, it's no shock that on June 4, 2015 yet another system was hit.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
NTIA's multistakeholder process began in December 2013 as a means of developing a voluntary, enforceable code of conduct to apply the White House's Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights to facial recognition technologies.
Foley & Lardner
As previously discussed on this blog, cybersecurity is an issue that should be top-of-mind for all companies, including automotive companies.
Holland & Knight
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