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Morrison Mahoney LLP
In January, the FTC issued its Annual Report summarizing its privacy and data security efforts in 2017.
Proskauer Rose LLP
There has been a lot of attention in the media lately with respect to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica issue and its fall-out (including today's coverage of the announcement that Facebook ...
BakerHostetler
In a putative class action complaint filed in Cook County Circuit Court, employees of Illinois liquor store chain Binny's Beverage Depot ...
Davis & Gilbert
As enforcement from the European Union (EU) on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) looms on the horizon, and privacy violations abound, lawmakers in the United States ..
Fisher Phillips LLP
SB 1121, which is making its way through the California Legislature, would allow businesses to be sued for data breaches even when no one was actually injured.
Tressler LLP
The March 26, 2018 decision in Hopper v. Schletter Inc., 17-cv-01, 2018 WL 1472485 (W.D. North Carolina 2018) leaves no question that courts are now prepared to hold employers liable ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The NJ attorney general recently announced that it settled with a Chinese entity over violations of COPPA.
BakerHostetler
California has a unique ballot initiative process that allows voters to directly pass legislation, and it appears that proponents of an initiative that could impact ...
Carlton Fields
On May 10, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in InComm Holdings, Inc. v. Great American Insurance Company.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The most difficult step to take in tackling the digital security goals of an organization is often the first one.
BakerHostetler
Google has sought dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit alleging violations of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Answering the centuries' old question, it appears it is the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") that watches the watchmen.
BakerHostetler
In a recently published paper − humorously titled "‘Won't Somebody Think of the Children?' Examining COPPA Compliance at Scale" − the International Computer Science Institute ...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Facebook recently divulged that the personal data of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with a third party.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The effective date of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching (May 25, 2018), and its impacts are already being felt across various industries.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A challenge to the use of a cy pres charitable donations to settle privacy claims against Google will be heard by the Supreme Court.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In continuing our series on biometrics, we conclude with an analysis of protection requirements and risks. Illinois, Texas, and Washington—the three states which have thus far implemented specific biometric privacy laws—each require companies to reasonably protect biometric data in their possession.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
With Governor Kay Ivey's signature on the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act on March 28, 2018, Alabama followed the lead of 49 other states in requiring protection ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Arizona's Governor recently signed HB2154, which expands Arizona's data breach notice law. The law was effective upon signing, and now requires companies to notify the state attorney general...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
We've looked in our series to what companies should do when collecting biometric information, and now we turn to issues around sharing biometric information.
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Jones Day
On April 17, 2018, the EC proposed a legislative package to allow EU Member State law enforcement and judicial authorities to access, directly from services providers, electronic evidence held outside of the EU...
Fisher Phillips LLP
The average internet user may be largely unaware that there are actually different "levels" of the internet.
Dentons
The following legislative speed read comes by way of Dentons50 partner Manis, Canning–editorThe 2018 General Assembly Session came to a close at midnight on April 9. A total of 3,127 ...
Tressler LLP
The March 26, 2018 decision in Hopper v. Schletter Inc., 17-cv-01, 2018 WL 1472485 (W.D. North Carolina 2018) leaves no question that courts are now prepared to hold employers liable ...
Day Pitney LLP
The federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released The Guide to Getting & Using Your Health Records to provide patients, or their caregivers, with information on how to obtain, check, and use their health records.
Reed Smith
Arizona and its Attorney General's office have emerged as key players in the effort to prioritize data security on the national stage.
Carlton Fields
On May 10, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in InComm Holdings, Inc. v. Great American Insurance Company.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The effective date of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching (May 25, 2018), and its impacts are already being felt across various industries.
Thompson Coburn LLP
In a blow to retailers and other businesses subjected to data breaches, the Seventh Circuit has reinstated a class action brought by consumers against Barnes & Noble arising from a 2012 breach.
Foley & Lardner
The CLOUD Act will have an interesting impact on privacy
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