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SDNY Refuses To Enforce Uber's Online "Sign-In-Wrap" Terms, Arbitration Provision And Jury Waiver Clause
On July 29, 2016, the Southern District of New York, in Meyer v. Kalanick, refused to enforce mandatory arbitration and jury waiver provisions against a putative class of Uber consumers.
United States
16 Aug 2016
European Parliament Passes Long-Anticipated Network And Information Security Directive
On July 6, 2016, the European Parliament passed the Network and Information Security ("NIS") Directive, over three years after the initial draft was proposed.
European Union
21 Jul 2016
FCC Privacy Regulations: The Next Litigation Trend?
Last month the Federal Communications Commission closed the comment period for its proposed privacy regulations, which we previously wrote about.
United States
28 Jun 2016
Treasury Cites Cyber Challenges For Online Marketplace Lending Industry
On May 10, 2016, the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) became the latest federal agency to highlight the importance of cybersecurity in the financial services industry.
United States
27 May 2016
2016 IAPP Global Privacy Summit: Key Themes And Takeaways
Last month, privacy and security professionals from around the world gathered in Washington, D.C. for the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Global Privacy Summit 2016.
18 May 2016
The FCC's Proposed Privacy Regulations: What They Mean For ISPs And Those That Do Business With Them
The Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") recently issued a proposed set of privacy regulations that, if passed, will have broad implications for broadband providers...
United States
5 May 2016
Is Cyberinsurance The Chicken Or The Egg?
The insurance industry has been making the case to Congress that cyberinsurance can be a path to good security practices, encouraging different groups inside an organization to better communicate with one another.
United States
6 Apr 2016
FTC Puts Teeth Into Native Ads Guidance: Lord & Taylor Settles Deceptive Ad Claim
Last week, fashion retailer Lord & Taylor reached a settlement with the FTC over its allegedly deceptive advertising campaign...
United States
5 Apr 2016
Internet Providers On Notice: Draft Privacy Regulations Coming Soon
Telecommunications carriers have long been subject to privacy requirements under the Communications Act, including Section 222.
United States
23 Mar 2016
CFPB Jumps Into Cyber Enforcement Pool
In a much anticipated move, on March 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) entered the cybersecurity foray with its first enforcement action against Dwolla, Inc., an online payment processing start-up.
United States
17 Mar 2016
FTC Enforcement In Schein: Misleading Statements About Encryption And Cybersecurity
On January 5, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) entered into a consent order with dental software manufacturer Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc.
United States
4 Feb 2016
Supreme Court Issues CFAA Decision In Michael Musacchio v. United States
On Monday, January 25th, the Supreme Court issued the most recent Computer Fraud and Abuse Act decision in Michael Musacchio v. United States.
United States
3 Feb 2016
China Passes (De) Encryption Cyber Law
On December 27, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's national legislative body, passed the Counter-Terrorism Law of China, which entered into force on January 1, 2016.
14 Jan 2016
A Great Leap Forward: EU Soon To Have Broad Rules On Cybersecurity And Incident Reporting
On December 7, 2015, more than two and a half years after the first draft, the European Union Council finally reached an important, informal agreement with the Parliament on important network and information security rules...
European Union
22 Dec 2015
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