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No Harm, But Foul? FTC Sues Internet Of Things Maker D-Link For Security "Vulnerabilities" Despite No Allegations Of Breach
Shortly after the new year, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit in the Northern District of California against D-Link Corporation, a Taiwan-based maker of wireless routers, IP cameras...
United States
16 Feb 2017
What Is The FTC Doing About Privacy And Drones?
Last week, as part of its Fall Technology Series, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") hosted a much-anticipated workshop to explore the privacy concerns associated with drones.
United States
3 Nov 2016
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
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Launched By European Commission
After receiving the approval of the EU Member States, through the Article 31 Committee, last Friday, the European Commission has today, July 12th, 2016, formally adopted the Adequacy Decision necessary to implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (the Decision).
18 Jul 2016
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Approved By EU Member States
Today the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield was approved by the EU Member States, which sets the stage for the European Commission to grant final approval to the Privacy Shield as a basis for EU-U.S. transfers of personal data.
United States
14 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
Germany Issues Privacy Guidelines For Employer Access To Employee Email And Internet Use
Can employers look at the company email accounts of employees, such as when they do not show up to work?
2 Jun 2016
IP Addresses As Personal Data – Website Providers To Come Under Even More Scrutiny With EU Data Privacy Law
Website providers that collect dynamic Internet Protocol addresses ("IP address") from website visitors may soon be subject to even more scrutiny from data protection authorities in the EU.
European Union
24 May 2016
Data Transfers In Limbo – U.S. Companies Face Fines By German Data Protection Authorities
Hamburg's data protection commissioner, the head of one of 16 Federal German data protection authorities ("DPA"), announced in February that his agency is investigating Hamburg-based subsidiaries...
19 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
O' Really, Canada? Data Breach Log Rules Underway
In June 2015, Canada made significant amendments to its data privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
United States
22 Apr 2016
Two Years To Get Ready – GDPR Adopted
After 4 years of negotiation, today the European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").
European Union
20 Apr 2016
More Guidelines On Data Privacy Compliant Use And Monitoring Of Internet And Emails In The Workplace In Germany
Recently, the Berlin-Brandenburg Regional Labor Court ruled on the rights of an employer to check browsing history without the employee's consent.
20 Apr 2016
EU-US Privacy Shield May Not Be Up After All
Bad news for companies relying on transatlantic data flows as, once again, the transfer of personal data from Europe to the United States is called into question by the Article 29 Working Party...
United States
19 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
Biometrics: A Fingerprint For Privacy Compliance, Part I
In just the last week, the New York State DMV announced an upgrade to facial recognition software to catch identity thieves trying to obtain fraudulent driver's licenses...
United States
13 Mar 2016
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Is Go…Nearly
In contrast to its predecessor, the Privacy Shield contains commitments from US government in relation to controls on access to personal data by public authorities.
United States
9 Mar 2016
EU Working Party Issues Statement On CJEU's Invalidation Of Safe Harbor Framework
The European Court of Justice's (CJEU) recent decision striking down the EU-US Safe Harbor framework has created significant marketplace uncertainty...
European Union
26 Oct 2015
Privacy Policies And The Sale Of Corporate Assets: It Pays To Plan Ahead To Preserve The Value Of Your Data Assets
Personal data is a valuable corporate asset. At times, the personal information collected from customers can be a company's most valuable asset.
United States
23 Oct 2015
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