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Fasken Martineau
John Beardwood is the author of the article titled "Suspension of the private right of action provisions within CASL" in Digital Business Lawyer.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
All users of Facebook agree to its Terms of Use as part of the registration process. When doing so, users agree to submit to California courts when litigating any claim arising, and that the laws of California will govern.
Fasken Martineau
Since 2014, the European Union and Canada have been moving forward with an agreement concerning the transfer and use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data.
Fasken Martineau
'' On July 26, 2017, the European Court of Justice stated that the envisaged agreement could not be concluded because it would be "incompatible" with respect for private life and the protection...
Clyde & Co
New regulations on data transfer and security clearances
Gomez-Pinzon Zuleta Abogados S.A.S.
By means of Decree N. 1115 dated June 29 2017, the deadline to comply with the National Database Registry ("NDR"), before the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce ("SIC"), has been extended.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has rejected a proposed deal between the EU and Canada for the sharing of passenger data, claiming that it violates data protection and privacy laws.
Dillon Eustace
Consent continues to be a lawful basis for processing personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation.
KPMG Luxembourg
In this era, data protection has become a main concern for European legislators—and no less for the public—as the volume of information generated and exchanged has only been growing.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
A new draft law to protect the data of every resident in Oman has been passed on to the Ministry of Legal Affairs for approval, the Information Technology Authority has revealed.
Gorodissky & Partners
In Russia, the definition of personal data is rather broad; any information which is directly or indirectly related to an identified or identifiable individual...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The government has released a Statement of Intent ("the Statement") for a new Data Protection Bill ("the Bill"). The Bill was originally announced in the Queen's Speech earlier this year (see our previous blog on this).
Proskauer Rose LLP
Whether it means taking a prominent role shaping data security for the Internet of Things, or addressing high profile breaches, the FTC has adopted an active position in policing data privacy and security.
Miles & Stockbridge
In 1986, Congress passed an obscure statute called the Stored Communications Act that has become much more relevant 30 years later.
Foley Hoag LLP
What happens when state and local governments respond to significant data breaches?
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has held that allegations of a heightened risk of future identity theft resulting from a data breach established a concrete injury at the pleading stage.
K&L Gates
New Jersey Passes Privacy Protection Act Creating Private Cause Of Action For Improper Collection Or Dissemination Of Information From Identification Cards
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Amendments to Maryland's Personal Information Protection Act expand the definition of personal information, modify the definition of breach of the security of the system, provide a 45-day timeframe...
Foley Hoag LLP
Great article in the Wall Street Journal this week (paywall), on the history of passwords and password management.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The New Jersey legislature recently passed a bill that places restrictions on retailers' ability to collect and use personal information gleaned from driver's licenses.
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Stites & Harbison PLLC
In a single day in May 2017, a powerful new ransomware program known as "WannaCry" infected hundreds of thousands of computers across at least 74 countries.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers are increasingly using biometric data such as facial characteristics, hand geometry, retina/iris scans, fingerprints and voiceprints in the workplace.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Article 29 Working Party ("WP29") recently published an opinion on data processing at work ("Opinion").
Thynne & Macartney
Until the law is more certain, the extent to which landholders can insist on privacy from drones remains open to debate.
Gilchrist Connell
They both must recognise vulnerabilities in their work practices and take steps to protect sensitive client information.
Fasken Martineau
The particularities of Québec are often complex and can vary depending on the nature of your activities and your situation, whether it involves language requirements, labour standards or...
Day Pitney LLP
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) does not provide for a private right of action allowing affected individuals to sue to enforce its provisions.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee ("the Committee") has published a report on the EU Data Protection Package and the impact of Brexit ("the Report").
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
News about malicious cyber-attacks have been flooding media outlets in recent weeks as high-profile viruses (including WannaCry and Petya) continue to hit leading global and Canadian companies
McCague Borlack LLP
British Columbia's controversial Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act is back in the courts.
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