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FTC, Youtube, And Kids' Privacy: Key Takeaways From The Biggest COPPA Settlement In FTC History
On September 4, 2019, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced Google and YouTube will pay a record $170 million
United States
26 Sep 2019
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Workshop And Q&A
Hear from industry leaders on how they are solving the hardest parts of the CCPA. Jennifer Broxmeyer, Flora Garcia and Hilary Wandall
United States
11 Jul 2019
FTC Toughening Stance On Data Security – Five Key Takeaways From Recent Consent Orders
The Federal Trade Commission is putting more teeth into the multiyear compliance obligations of consent orders it enters into with companies to settle enforcement actions related to data breaches.
United States
13 Jun 2019
Eighth Circuit Finds No Duty For Retailers To Safeguard Personal Data Of Customers
Pursuing negligence claims in the Eighth Circuit following a data breach just got harder. On May 31, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit again dismissed the data breach claims
United States
12 Jun 2019
Think You Don't Have To Worry About Kids' Privacy? Grow Up! Five Practical Tips For Reducing Your Risk
The first months of 2019 have seen several key developments in the world of children's privacy.
United States
20 May 2019
CCPA vs. GDPR: 10 Things To Do Now To Prepare For The Strictest US Privacy Law
In this privacy briefing, Fenwick & West's team of privacy lawyers and industry veterans compare the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
United States
6 May 2019
FTC Not Kidding Around With TikTok's Record-Setting COPPA Fine – Five Steps To Reduce Your Risk Now
On February 27, 2019, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced a record-setting $5.7 million fine to popular short-form video sharing platform TikTok, formerly known as
United States
21 Mar 2019
Five Steps To Help Reduce Risk Of Using Biometrics Following Illinois Supreme Court BIPA Ruling
The ruling is also likely to make predominance and typicality challenges to class actions more difficult for defendants.
United States
4 Feb 2019
Deregulation Is The New Buzzword In Washington — Except In The Tech Industry
The past year has been a volatile one, from trade wars to the government shutdown to a stock market dive. One constant that U.S. businesses have become accustomed to
United States
23 Jan 2019
Top SCOTUS Cases That Matter For Tech, Life Sciences And Games Industries – 2018 Term Preview
As the U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its 2018 term this week, it prepares to take up a series of firsts, including questions about the America Invents Act, securities fraud and privacy-related class action litigation.
United States
4 Oct 2018
Biometric Data Privacy Act Class Action Dismissed For Lack Of Actual Injury
A federal district court in the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a putative class action alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ...
United States
23 Aug 2018
Procedural FCRA Violation Without Harm Is Insufficient For Standing, 9th Circuit Rules
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held on July 13 that procedural violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act without actual harm were insufficient to confer Article III standing.
United States
2 Aug 2018
California's New Landmark Data Privacy Regulation And What Companies Need To Do To Comply
Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act (AB 375, or CCPA)—the most comprehensive data privacy regulation to date in the United States.
United States
24 Jul 2018
Appellate Court Lowers Pleading Requirements For Standing In Optometrists' Data Breach Suit
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has found that allegations that fraudsters used the personal information of data breach victims are sufficient to establish ...
United States
4 Jul 2018
EU GDPR eDiscovery — Top Ten Tips For Litigators
10. The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018. It applies to the processing of "personal data" of EU citizens and residents (a/k/a "data subjects").
European Union
25 Jun 2018
An Untraceable Currency? Bitcoin Privacy Concerns
Bitcoin is often portrayed as an untraceable method of payment that facilitates illicit activities by enabling criminals to make and receive payments without being tracked.
United States
9 Apr 2018
Appellate Court Finds Risk of Identity Theft Sufficient to Establish Standing, Circuit Split Worsens
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has found that allegations of a future risk of identity theft resulting from a data breach are sufficient to establish standing.
United States
13 Mar 2018
5 Takeaways From The FTC's First COPPA Settlement Over Internet-Connected Toys
The Federal Trade Commission on Jan. 8 announced its first settlement of alleged violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act arising from internet-connected toys.
United States
24 Jan 2018
TEDx: Navigating Privacy To Realize The Promise And Value Of Connected Cars (Video)
Are connected and autonomous cars convenient or creepy? In this TEDxWilmington talk, Fenwick & West Privacy and Cybersecurity co-chair Jim Koenig discusses an innovative approach to balancing privacy and convenience.
United States
27 Dec 2017
Ninth Circuit Makes It Easier To Sue For Video Privacy Protection Act Violations But Harder To Win
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Eichenberger v. ESPN that allegations that the Video Privacy Protection Act was violated ...
United States
7 Dec 2017
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