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Supreme Court's Spokeo Decision Erects Barriers For Privacy And Data Security Plaintiffs
On May 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins confirmed that a "concrete" injury is required of all private parties seeking to assert claims in federal court.
United States
18 May 2016
FTC's Proposed Settlement With Dental Practice Software Provider Marks Latest Data Security Action Against A Product Supplier
On January 5, the FTC reached an agreement with Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc. to settle allegations that HSPS misrepresented that its dental practice software provided industry-standard encryption for personal information.
United States
8 Feb 2016
The FTC's Recent Enforcement Action Against Oracle Further Expands The Growing Pool Of Potential Data Security Defendants
The FTC's enforcement action against Oracle relates to Java SE, which has been installed on over 850 million personal computers.
United States
12 Jan 2016
FCC Expands Its Claim Of Data Security Authority With Recent Enforcement Action Against Cox Communications
The FCC's enforcement action relates to an August 2014 breach by a hacker who allegedly used a social engineering plot called pretexting to gain access to Cox's systems.
United States
13 Nov 2015
Nomi FTC Settlement Highlights Risks Of Publicizing Company Privacy Policies
A closely divided Federal Trade Commission has signaled support for the agency's recent focus on mobile device privacy.
United States
22 May 2015
Online Retailer Reaches Settlement With Nine Attorneys General Over Data Security Breach
Last week, the online shoe and clothing retailer, Inc., reached a settlement with nine state Attorneys General over a 2012 data security breach.
United States
16 Jan 2015
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Broadcasting Companies In Aereo's Copyright Battle Over Internet Television Streaming
The United States Supreme Court on June 25, 2014, held that Aereo's system for capturing and recording broadcast TV programming, and then streaming that programming to individual subscribers, "performs" that programming "publicly" and so infringes the copyright holders exclusive right to transmit those works.
United States
1 Jul 2014
California Attorney General Issues Guidance On Do Not Track
In 2013, the California Legislature passed a tracking transparency bill, AB 370, which amended the California Online Privacy Protection Act.
United States
30 May 2014
Hulu Video Privacy Protection Act Summary Judgment Ruling In The N.D. Of California Emphasizes Importance Of Knowing What Data Companies Are Collecting And Sharing When Consumers Watch Video Online
The Northern District of California in In Re: Hulu Privacy Litigation, issued a summary judgment opinion under the Video Privacy Protection Act.
United States
6 May 2014
FTC Updates Social Media & Online Advertising Guidelines - Disavowing Settled Practices And Imposing Tighter Disclosure Requirements For Digital Advertising
This change is potentially significant, and the new .com Disclosures guidance should be carefully understood by those participating in digital advertising.
United States
25 Mar 2013
FTC Announces Investigations Of Kid App Providers And California's AG Sues Delta Over Fly Delta App's Privacy Practices
Two recent developments should have all app providers reviewing their privacy practices and policies.
United States
14 Dec 2012
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