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Womble Carlyle
In an outright win for pharmacies, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, in the attached opinion, granted Rite Aid's motion for summary judgment in a class action...
Womble Carlyle
The bill, introduced in the state Senate earlier this month, would require Web-connected device manufacturers to equip devices with reasonable security features and obtain consent to use consumer information.
Foley & Lardner
Enacted in 2008, Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act (740 ILCS 14/1 or BIPA), generally requires companies to obtain a person's consent before collecting, capturing, or purchasing a person's "biometric identifier" or "biometric information."
All industries are affected by cyberattacks, but how often and to what extent they occur vary greatly by industry type.
Butler Snow LLP
A recent repeal of federal consumer privacy rules has opened the door to potential sharing and use of sensitive, consumer data with only individual state privacy laws standing in the way.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Potentially signaling the end of the short-lived stint by the Federal Communication Commission ("FCC") to regulate consumer data privacy on the internet...
Womble Carlyle
On April 3, 2017, President Trump signed into law a rare Joint Resolution of Congress under the Congressional Review Act ("CRA"), which disapproved the Broadband Privacy Rules adopted late last year...
The McLane Law Firm
The digital age has heralded an explosive growth in the volume of information created, stored and transmitted on computers and mobile devices, over the Internet and broadband, and on social media sites.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
When data thieves steal payment card data, consumers suffer no legally cognizable injuries.
Ropes & Gray LLP
A common tactic in defending federal consumer data breach litigation is challenging the plaintiff's standing on a motion to dismiss.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As the privacy team reports, with New Mexico enacting a data breach notification law, only Alabama and South Dakota remain the only states without data breach notification laws.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Boston Bar Association's inaugural Privacy and Cybersecurity Conference will be held on May 24.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In April 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services (the "DFS") released guidance on interpreting 23 NYCRR Part 500, its recently promulgated regulation that requires banks, insurance companies and other financial services institutions regulated by the DFS ..
Reed Smith
A panel on legal reform in the area of privacy and data security at this week's IAPP Summit provided an opportunity for a discussion between businesses and regulators, as well as for the launch of a white paper on the activities of the plaintiffs' bar in this area that Reed Smith prepared for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR).
Reed Smith
The International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Privacy Summit is taking place in Washington this week.
Sedgwick LLP
As the frequency of data breaches continues, so do legislative developments on notification requirements that must be met in the event of a breach of Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
Reed Smith
Notwithstanding potential changes to privacy regulation at the federal level, state attorneys general (AGs) will continue to be robust and influential privacy policymakers and enforcers in the United States – ...
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
The challenges that come along with securing sensitive information are unprecedented. It has become extremely difficult to protect data which is stored electronically, and breaches have unfortunately become a frequent occurrence.
Davis & Gilbert
As data becomes more and more commoditized, domestic and international laws and regulatory actions continue to focus on privacy rights and data security.
Davis & Gilbert
Regulators and industry watchdogs, concerned that children are becoming more vulnerable to new technologies and sales techniques used by marketers, are taking a stronger stance against practices that violate children's privacy and marketing regulations.
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Just this month, Major League Baseball issued a ground-breaking decision approving players' use of biometric devices during games in the 2017 baseball season.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
The challenges that come along with securing sensitive information are unprecedented. It has become extremely difficult to protect data which is stored electronically, and breaches have unfortunately become a frequent occurrence.
Carlton Fields
The company provided guidance on how patients could fix the problem to prevent hacking and no patients were injured.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
After a quiet winter there has been significant activity in state legislatures to enact, strengthen or clarify their data breach notification statutes.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Under the settlements, Cardiio and Runtastic each paid $5,000 in civil penalties, and Matis paid $20,000.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The Internet of Things (or "IoT") is a hot topic in privacy circles, given its rapid expansion among everyday consumer products.
Jones Day
There has been a recent spike in attacks on 401(k) and retirement plans by cyber criminals.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR) requirements are coming into focus quickly as EU data protection authorities continue to issue guidance on different aspects of the law.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Paris partner Noëlle Lenoir wrote an article that appeared in the May 2016 issue of Politique Internationale. The article discusses data protection in Europe versus the United States.
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