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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: UK Seeks To Establish Internet Watchdog
Social media platforms, file hosting sites, discussion forums, messaging services and search engines in the UK are likely to come under increased pressure to monitor
UK
30 Apr 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: UK ICO Fines Pensions Release Provider For Unsolicited Marketing Emails
The UK Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") has issued a Monetary Penalty Notice to pensions release provider Grove Pensions Solutions Ltd ("Grove") ...
UK
16 Apr 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: FTC Votes To Retain CAN-SPAM Rule Following Review
On February 12, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission announced the completion of the first regulatory review of the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act ("CAN-SPAM")
United States
18 Feb 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Advocate General Finds Search Engine Operators May Limit The Scope Of Right To Be Forgotten To The EU
On January 10, 2018, Advocate General Maciej Szpunar ("Advocate General") of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") issued an Opinion in the case of Google v. CNIL
Worldwide
21 Jan 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog - Austrian DPA Issues Decision On Validity Of Cookie Consent Solution
On November 30, 2018, the Austrian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") published a decision in response to a complaint received from an individual regarding the cookie consent options offered on an Austrian newspaper's website.
Austria
11 Jan 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CNIL Fines French Telecom Operator For Data Security Failure
On December 27, 2018, the French Data Protection Authority (the "CNIL") announced that it imposed a fine of €250,000 on French telecom operator Bouygues Telecom ...
United States
8 Jan 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: AOL Successor Agrees To Pay $4.95 Million In COPPA Enforcement Action
On December 4, 2018, the New York Attorney General announced that Oath Inc., which was known as AOL Inc. until June 2017 and is a subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc., agreed to pay New York a $4.95 million...
United States
10 Dec 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CNIL Details Rules On Audience And Traffic Measuring In Publicly Accessible Areas
On October 17, 2018, the French data protection authority (the "CNIL") published a press release detailing the rules applicable to devices ...
United States
12 Nov 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Vizio Agrees To $17M Settlement To Resolve Smart TV Class Action Suit
Vizio, Inc. ("Vizio"), a California-based company best known for its internet-connected televisions, agreed to a $17 million settlement that, if approved, will resolve multiple proposed consumer class actions consolidated in California federal court.
United States
10 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: California Enacts New Requirements for Internet of Things Manufacturers
On September 28, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law two identical bills regulating Internet-connected devices sold in California. S.B. 327 and A.B. 1906 (the "Bills") ...
United States
4 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CIPL Submits Comments On Draft Indian Data Protection Bill
On September 26, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership ("CIPL") at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology...
United States
3 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: NTIA Seeks Public Comment On Approach To Consumer Privacy With An Eye Toward Building Better Privacy Protections
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced that it is seeking public comments on a proposed approach to advancing consumer privacy.
United States
3 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing On Examining Consumer Privacy Protections
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation convened a hearing on Examining Consumer Privacy Protections with representatives of major technology and communications firms...
United States
2 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Apple To Require Privacy Policies For All New Apps And App Updates
On August 30, 2018, Apple Inc. announced a June update to its App Store Review Guidelines that will require each developer to provide its privacy policy as part of the app review process.
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Sixth Circuit Declines Reconsideration Of American Tooling Center's "Spoofing" Win
In doing so, the court likewise confirmed that intervening steps by the insured, such as following the directions contained in the bogus emails, did not break the causal chain so as to defeat coverage for "direct" losses.
United States
9 Sep 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Supreme Court Of Ireland To Review Facebook Privacy Case
On July 31, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ireland granted Facebook, Inc.'s ("Facebook") leave to appeal a lower court's ruling sending a privacy case to the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU").
European Union
4 Sep 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CNIL Serves Formal Notice To Marketing Companies To Obtain User's Consent For Processing Geolocation Data For Ad Targeting
On July 19, 2018, the French Data Protection Authority ("CNIL") announced that it served a formal notice to two advertising startups headquartered in France, FIDZUP and TEEMO.
European Union
4 Sep 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: FTC Approves Changes To Video Game Industry's Safe Harbor Program Under COPPA
On August 13, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission approved changes to the video game industry's safe harbor guidelines under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") Ru
United States
3 Sep 2018
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Yahoo! Gives Snapshot Of Privacy Law For 2017
Yahoo Inc.'s recent cybersecurity woes recall the ever-present danger of "unknown unknowns."
United States
15 Feb 2017
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When Terms Of Use Are Not Enough – Lessons From Long v. Provide Commerce, Inc.
The California Court of Appeals recently determined that the hyperlink to a website terms of use was not binding on users.
United States
8 Apr 2016
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