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Chinese Regulation Of Children's Personal Data Goes Into Effect
On October 1, 2019, China's new regulation to protect personal data related to children – called the "Measures on Online Protection of Children's Personal Data" – went into effect.
16 Oct 2019
China's Internet Regulator Drafts COPPA-Like Rules For Children's Data Privacy
In early June, the Cyberspace Administration of China released for public comment new draft regulations applicable to the collection of personal information relating to children under 14
20 Jun 2019
Consumers And Senators Urge FTC To Investigate New Child-Focused, Voice-Activated Device
On May 9, 2019, a coalition of consumer groups submitted a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") regarding Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition ...
United States
4 Jun 2019
New Attorney General Spotlight: Nevada AG Aaron Ford
Aaron Ford will bring a wide array of legal and political experiences, as well as consumer protection zeal, to the Nevada Attorney General's Office in his coming four year term.
United States
28 Jan 2019
Exxon Mobil Loses At Supreme Court; Massachusetts Investigation Will Proceed
Last April, I predicted that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's decision to allow Attorney General Maura Healey's civil investigative demand regarding Exxon's knowledge of climate change to proceed had "ended a significant chapter in [the] long-running dispute."
United States
15 Jan 2019
New Attorney General Spotlight: Colorado AG-Elect Phil Weiser
Democratic AG-elect Phil Weiser will bring a strong academic and policy background to the Colorado AG's office in 2019,
United States
3 Jan 2019
Cybersecurity 2019 — The Year In Preview: COPPA, The GDPR, And Protecting Children's Data
Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in May 2018, one of the most common questions for practitioners is what the GDPR means for children.
United States
28 Dec 2018
State AGs Sue To Enjoin Association Health Plans Rule
On July 26, 2018, a coalition of Democratic state attorneys general sued the Department of Labor to enjoin its new rule on association health plans, which was finalized in June.
United States
9 Aug 2018
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court: Attorney General's Exxon Investigation Can Proceed
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts' highest court ended a significant chapter in Exxon's long-running dispute with Attorney General Maura Healey.
United States
24 Apr 2018
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court: Attorney General's Exxon Investigation Can Proceed
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts' highest court ended a significant chapter in Exxon's long-running dispute with Attorney General Maura Healey.
United States
23 Apr 2018
CMS To Phase Out Designated State Health Program (DSHP) Funding
On December 15, 2017, CMS Director Brian Neale informed State Medicaid Directors of CMS' intent to phase out funding for Designated State Health Programs (DSHP) in Section 1115 waivers.
United States
2 Feb 2018
Settlement Offers Guidance On What "Reasonable" Security Means Under COPPA
The FTC's COPPA Guidance does an admirable job explaining the basics of what a business needs to do to comply with COPPA, but is vague as to how a business must protect personal information...
United States
18 Jan 2018
Democratic State AGs Want Greater Power To Supervise Banking, Doubt Federal Efforts
In the last week of December 2017, Democratic senators introduced the "Accountability for Wall Street Executives Act of 2017," which would amend the National Banking Act to allow state AGs ...
United States
5 Jan 2018
Exxon Faces Skepticism In New York As SJC Arguments Loom
U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni on Thursday, November 30, 2017 heard argument on Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's motions ...
United States
7 Dec 2017
Cybersecurity 2018 – The Year In Preview: HIPAA Compliance
This is the first of a multi-part end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
United States
25 Oct 2017
NY AG Subpoena Cut Back On Constitutional Grounds
In a rare departure from the typically-deferential court treatment of AG investigations, a New York appeals court allowed in part a motion to quash a document subpoena from the New York Attorney General...
United States
25 Aug 2017
FTC Updates COPPA Guidance For Businesses
On June 21, 2017, the FTC updated its COPPA Compliance Guidance for businesses. The new guidance includes new descriptions of services and products covered by COPPA...
United States
30 Jun 2017
Simmering Feud Between Governor Lepage And AG Mills Boils Into Lawsuit
The same letter criticized AG Mills for filing an amicus brief opposing the orders in parallel litigation in Washington state, and asked in the alternative to be allowed to retain private counsel.
United States
15 Jun 2017
Maryland Legislature Instructs AG To Battle Trump Administration
In Maryland, unlike in some other states, the attorney general has historically required the governor's or legislature's express permission to undertake legal action against the federal government.
United States
8 May 2017
The Internet Of Toys
Privacy advocates in both the United States and Europe are urging regulators to take a hard look at the privacy ramifications of internet-connected toys, which are often conventional toys augmented by companion mobile applications.
United States
20 Mar 2017
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