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WilmerHale
One of the key components of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ("GDPR") is its stronger enforcement mechanisms.
Fenwick & West LLP
The Federal Trade Commission on October 23, 2017, provided guidance on how it will enforce the COPPA with respect to audio recordings of children.
Jones Day
Biometric data can be thought of as innate, unique, and immutable information about a person.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
This seven-part series analyzes the ways in which the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective May 25, 2018, will impact the regulatory landscape for entities...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released a set of Consumer Protection Principles aimed at the Fintech field.
Fenwick & West LLP
The Federal Trade Commission on October 23, 2017, provided guidance on how it will enforce the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) with respect to audio recordings of children.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 8, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had approved a final order settling claims arising out of a data breach at Georgia-based tax preparation firm TaxSlayer, LLC.
Troutman Sanders LLP
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has introduced a bill that would expand that state's existing data breach laws.
BakerHostetler
Phishing attacks continue to be the root cause of a considerable number of data breaches.
Alston & Bird LLP
The Federal Trade Commission recently announced that it had settled charges against three companies alleged to have falsely claimed participation in Privacy Shield.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recently proposed legislation in Ohio could provide businesses with special protection from lawsuits in the event of a hack under certain circumstances.
BakerHostetler
On October 23, the FTC released new guidance on how the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Rule may apply to audio recordings of children's voices collected by websites and online services.
BakerHostetler
Advocacy groups urge COPPA, FTC Act review of kids' safety accessory
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Consumers are increasingly turning to health apps for a variety of medical and wellness-related purposes. This has in turn caused greater amounts of data—including highly sensitive information ...
Reed Smith
On October 4th, the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee passed a bill proposed by the House of Representatives entitled the Border Security for America Act (the "Act"). The Act lays out a plan to establish a biometric exit data system to collect and verify information on the movement of persons entering U.S. ports while attempting not to disrupt the shipping of cargo.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Employees in Illinois are continuing to file class action complaints against their employers. Bob Evans Restaurants and Suparossa Restaurant Group are two of the latest to be accused ...
Reed Smith
Democrat Phil Murphy has been elected as the next Governor of the State of New Jersey.
McDermott Will & Emery
This could potentially cause a reevaluation of company strategies and development of new defenses in the use of advancing biometric technology.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
This seven-part series analyzes the ways in which the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect May 25, 2018, will impact the regulatory landscape for entities...
Reed Smith
Democrat Phil Murphy has been elected as the next Governor of the State of New Jersey. Murphy comes in to the office with a double-digit victory over departing lieutenant governor Kim Guadagno (R)...
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.
Troutman Sanders LLP
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has introduced a bill that would expand that state's existing data breach laws.
McDermott Will & Emery
On September 29, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) formally announced a December 12th workshop on informational injury—the injury a consumer suffers when information about them is misused.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
In August 2017, Disney and three of its software developer vendors were sued in a class action in California in which it was alleged that Disney collected children's information in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).
Reed Smith
Since July 2017, national, regional and local businesses operating in Illinois have been hit with a virtual storm of class actions under the Illinois Biometrics Privacy Act ("BIPA")...
Foley Hoag LLP
This is the first of a multi-part end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
WilmerHale
One of the key components of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ("GDPR") is its stronger enforcement mechanisms.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
With 2017 nearing its end, the legislative activity in most state capitals has wound down and the majority of legislatures have ended their 2017 sessions. In Part I and Part II of our series...
Reed Smith
Security bugs may have wildly disparate paths of extermination. Some are quietly patched with code updates, while others make the national news and trigger companies' incident response plans.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Employees in Illinois are continuing to file class action complaints against their employers. Bob Evans Restaurants and Suparossa Restaurant Group are two of the latest to be accused ...
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