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What You Need To Know About Backoff Malware: The New Threat Targeting Retailers
If you are a retailer that permits the use of remote desktop applications in your business, the name Backoff should be considered much more intimidating.
United States
6 Aug 2014
Privacy Monday: July 14, 2014
Children, according to Whitney Houston, are our future, but they are also, according to the Federal Trade Commission, willing to spend unlimited amounts of money to purchase virtual items within mobile applications.
United States
15 Jul 2014
Backlash Over Facebook Timeline Experiment Serves As A Reminder: User Expectations Still Trump Fine Print
You’ve likely experienced the phenomenon where a single event manages to raise the ire of a large number of your Facebook friends.
United States
10 Jul 2014
Making Privacy Practices Public: The California Attorney General’s New Guidelines Keep The Focus On The Consumer’s Perspective And New Disclosure Requirements
The CalOPPA was amended to require web sites and other online services to make additional privacy policy disclosures related to online tracking transparency.
United States
6 Jun 2014
Privacy Monday – May 19, 2014 – Lessons Learned From Facebook
Mergers are never simple, but the acquisition of consumer products and technology requires the purchasing entity to consider a number of questions.
United States
20 May 2014
"Selfie" Assessment – 4 Key Lessons From Snapchat’s Settlement With The FTC
We are approaching a time in which most adults will be disqualified from being elected to public office because of something they posted on their social media account.
United States
14 May 2014
Stop Phoning It In On Mobile Security: What Your Business Needs To Know About The FTC’s Settlements With Fandango And Credit Karma
You probably think that the worst thing that Fandango has ever done to you is make you watch those commercials with the paper bags before your movie.
United States
4 Apr 2014
Over 20 Million Customer Accounts Affected By Data Breaches In California; Attorney General Harris Promises Increased Enforcement
When you think of online events that have a devastating effect on millions of people, you think of HBO Go crashing during the True Detective finale.
United States
19 Mar 2014
Privacy Monday – March 10, 2014
Today's Privacy Monday is a bit longer than usual – but an important read, particularly if you are a mobile app developer.
United States
11 Mar 2014
Big Brother Is Watching You (Shop For Pants): Mobile Analytics Firms Implement Code Of Conduct For Tracking Customers While They Shop
If you’ve ever dealt with that pushy salesperson at Bed, Bath & Beyond who won’t take your word for it that you’re just browsing and not ready to commit to a high-end home espresso machine, you know that being followed around at a retail store can be unsettling and intrusive.
United States
12 Nov 2013
The Great Disappearing Acts: California Considers Two Bills Addressing The Removal Of Online Information Of Minors
The California state legislature is in the process of considering two bills that could impact the obligations of online services operators to delete certain types of information collected from minors.
United States
20 Jun 2013
FTC Staff Report Shines A Light On The Treacherous Road Ahead For Mobile Payments
It is worth noting that the FTC’s recommendations for addressing data security and privacy in mobile payments follow a strategy similar to the FTC’s recent recommendations regarding mobile applications.
United States
12 Mar 2013
FTC Guidelines For Mobile Applications: New Standards For Transparency And Notification Dictate Responsibilities For All Parties Involved
Mobile applications allow users to direct ill-tempered birds toward the buildings of evil pigs and can operate as a tool to let you know when is the best point in a movie to excuse yourself to the nearest restroom, they also represent a potential gold mine of personal data.
United States
1 Mar 2013
No Motion To Dismiss In Facebook "Sponsored Stories" Case
California district judge Lucy Koh has rejected a motion to dismiss brought by Facebook, Inc. in response to a lawsuit brought by plaintiffs Angel Fraley, et al. alleging that Facebook’s "Sponsored Stories" violate California’s Right to Publicity Statute (CA Civil Code §3334).
United States
4 Jan 2012
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