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FTC Staff Releases Paper Highlighting Key Privacy And Security Issues For Autonomous And Connected Vehicles
The Federal Trade Commission Staff (FTC) released a new "Staff Perspective" on January 9, 2018, that highlights key privacy and data security issues related to autonomous and connected vehicles.
United States
18 Jan 2018
FTC Brings First-Ever "Connected" Toys Privacy And Data Security Case; US, Canada, And Hong Kong Privacy Regulators Coordinate Enforcement
On January 8, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought its first-ever privacy and data security case involving Internet-connected toys.
11 Jan 2018
New Privacy Guidelines Now Effective in South Korea: Online Customized Ads; Smartphone App Access Rights
Two new privacy guidelines are now effective in South Korea. Earlier this year, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) published "Privacy Guidelines for Online Customized Ads" (Korean language link) and a "Privacy Guide for Smartphone App Access Rights."
South Korea
27 Jul 2017
FTC And NHTSA Navigate Privacy And Security Issues At "Connected Cars" Workshop
These "smart" cars collect, use, and share vast amounts of data and, as a result, prompt a host of privacy and data security issues.
United States
6 Jul 2017
European Data Protection Supervisor Calls For Additional Changes To Proposed ePrivacy Regulation
The European Parliament and European Council are set to review and negotiate the final text over the coming months, with the ambitious goal of concluding negotiations by the end of 2017.
European Union
5 May 2017
Data Protection Impact Assessments under GDPR: Article 29 Working Party Adopts Draft Guidelines
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.
European Union
18 Apr 2017
UK ICO Publishes Discussion Paper on Profiling and Automated Decision-Making under GDPR
The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) continues to play an active role in shaping data protection law in the EU, notwithstanding the UK's decision to leave the EU in the aftermath of Brexit.
18 Apr 2017
UK ICO and Article 29 Working Party Weigh in on Proposed ePrivacy Regulation
While companies prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to take effect in May 2018, another highly significant item on the agenda is arguably the current review process of the proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (ePrivacy Regulation).
18 Apr 2017
Eleventh Circuit Grants Stay Of FTC Order Against LabMD, Calling Into Question FTC's Interpretation Of "Unfairness" Authority Under Section 5 Of The FTC Act In Data Security Actions
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit granted LabMD's motion to stay enforcement, pending appeal, of a FTC order against the company for its allegedly deficient data security practices.
United States
18 Nov 2016
Time To Set The Clock: Self-Regulatory Enforcement Of Cross-Device Tracking Begins In February 2017
The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) recently announced that self-regulatory enforcement of its cross-device guidance will begin in February 2017.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Self-Regulatory Actions Signal Warning For Mobile Apps That Allow Third Parties To Collect Information For Interest-Based Advertising
Recent actions against two prominent mobile app developers serve as a warning for companies that authorize third parties to collect and use information over time for advertising in mobile apps (known as interest-based advertising or IBA).
United States
22 Jul 2016
The FTC's Entry Into Rooftop Solar Consumer Protection
The rapid growth of homegrown solar energy solutions is leading to an environment where an uneven patchwork of policies may lead to inconsistent growth for solar power, according to the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission.
United States
21 Jul 2016
FTC Workshop Examines Competition And Consumer Protection Issues In Rooftop Solar Industry
On June 21, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a workshop to examine competition and consumer protection issues in the rooftop solar industry—also known as solar "distributed generation."
United States
4 Jul 2016
Commission Examines Privacy And Cybersecurity Issues Associated With Emerging Cross-Device Tracking Technology
On Monday, November 16, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a workshop that examined the key privacy and security issues raised by emerging technologies that track users across their various devices, such as smartphones, tablets, desktops, TVs and other Internet-connected devices.
United States
18 Nov 2015
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