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Pre-Checked Boxes Do Not Constitute Valid Consent Under GDPR
On October 1, 2019, the Court of Justice for the European Union ("CJEU") issued an important opinion regarding the scope of consent in the context of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").
United States
15 Oct 2019
CCPA Exception Approved By California Legislature
As we have previously blogged, the California Consumer Protection Act ("CCPA") will impose significant new obligations on how businesses handle California State residents' ...
United States
1 Oct 2019
Facebook Enters Into Data Privacy Violation Settlement Agreement
On July 24, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") handed Facebook a $5 billion penalty for continuously misrepresenting to its users how it was sharing their personal data.
United States
1 Aug 2019
CCPA Compliance: Consumer Information Requests, Data Mapping And The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Similar to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") grants consumers the right to submit an information request to
United States
16 Jul 2019
New York Data Privacy Law
Earlier this month, the New York State Legislature passed a sweeping data protection law entitled, Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Act (S.6933-B) ("SHIELD Act").
United States
11 Jul 2019
CCPA Compliance: Service Provider Agreements And The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Although the CCPA is not due to go into effect until January 1, 2020, businesses should take the necessary steps to ensure full CCPA compliance well ahead of that date.
United States
9 Jul 2019
Privacy Policies And The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
On June 28, 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), a groundbreaking, consumer-friendly, privacy law unlike any predecessor in the United States.
United States
19 Jun 2019
Proposed Amendments To FTC Regulations Governing Privacy And Consumer Data
The Federal Trade Commission ("FCC") has recently announced that it is seeking comment on proposed amendments to two existing FTC regulations that aim to protect the privacy and security of customer information collected and stored by financial institutions.
United States
18 Mar 2019
Comparing The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) To The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
A new bill, titled the "Washington Privacy Act" ("WPA"), was introduced in the Washington State Senate on January 18, 2019.
United States
21 Feb 2019
CAN-SPAM Cooked? Results Are In On The FTC's Review Of The Federal Email Law
In June, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") sought public comment on the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act ("CAN-SPAM").
United States
20 Feb 2019
Vermont Data Broker Registration Due January 31, 2019
On May 22, 2018, the State of Vermont enacted House Bill Number 764 (the "Bill") to, among other things, regulate how Vermont data brokers collect consumer data and sell that information to third parties.
United States
6 Feb 2019
New GDPR Guidelines Released!!
On November 23, 2018, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted new draft guidelines intended to provide clarity ...
European Union
30 Nov 2018
Federal Privacy Law Introduced
Earlier this month, a federal privacy law bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), entitled the "Consumer Data Protection Act" ("CDPA").
United States
16 Nov 2018
Comparing The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) And The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
On June 28, 2018, California passed the most comprehensive and consumer-friendly privacy law in the United States: the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA").
United States
17 Oct 2018
New Apple App Privacy Policy Requirement
In the past, we have recommended that all mobile app operators have a privacy policy that is readily-available to consumers.
European Union
7 Sep 2018
Wireless Carriers To Limit Sale Of Location Data To Data Brokers
Verizon Wireless ("Verizon") recently announced that it would end the sale of cell phone owners' real-time location data to companies that buy and sell access to consumer location data.
United States
17 Jul 2018
California Enacts Strict Consumer Privacy Law
On June 28, 2018, California Governor, Jerry Brown, approved Assembly Bill 375 (the "Law"). The intention of the consumer privacy Law is to provide businesses with a blueprint on how to handle consumers' personal data.
United States
12 Jul 2018
ICANN Seeking GDPR Interpretation From German Court
On May 25, 2018, Europe's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") went into effect to provide a set of standardized data protection laws across all of the European member countries.
United States
22 Jun 2018
Apple's New App Data Collection Rules
Two weeks ago, Apple Inc. ("Apple") attempted to quietly change its app data collection rules in its App Store to restrict how app developers use, transmit, share, and even sell iPhone owners' personal information.
United States
19 Jun 2018
New Vermont Data Broker Law
The foregoing aspects of the Data Broker Law do not take effect until January 1, 2019.
United States
4 Jun 2018
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