David Munkittrick

David Munkittrick

Proskauer Rose LLP

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FCC: The New Data Security Sheriff In Town

Data security seems to make headlines nearly every week, but last Friday, a new player entered the ring. The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) took its first foray into the regulation of data security, an area that...more

10/30/2014 - Communications Act of 1934 Data Protection Electronically Stored Information FCC Personally Identifiable Information Telecommunications

No Class: Hulu Users Lose Certification Motion

After a decision denying class certification last week, claims by Hulu users that their personal information was improperly disclosed to Facebook are limited to the individual named plaintiffs (at least for now, as the...more

6/24/2014 - Class Action Hulu Internet Internet Streaming Video Privacy Protection Act

On the Horizon: FCC’s New Telemarketing Rules

On October 16, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) new rule implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) will go into effect. These are rules with teeth, as the TCPA allows recovery of...more

9/18/2013 - FCC FCPA Marketing Telemarketing

Rise of the Genome

We pack tons of personal and sensitive information in our DNA. While the human genome has been mapped for a decade, legal issues of genetic privacy are just beginning to rise. Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court...more

6/14/2013 - ADA Class Action Disability Discrimination Discrimination DNA EEOC Genetic Discrimination Genome Project GINA SCOTUS

FTC Issues Recommendations on Mobile Data Disclosures, Urges Mobile Industry To Act

Data use and sharing disclosures on mobile devices need work, the FTC said in a staff report released last week. The report recommends ways that actors in the mobile marketplace—such as mobile operating system providers,...more

2/8/2013 - Advertising App Developers Dashboard Data Collection FTC Geolocation Internet Mobile Apps Mobile Privacy Disclosures Operating System Developers Personally Identifiable Information Social Networks Third-Party

Standing on the Precipice: Privacy Litigation and Standing Requirements

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments last month in Clapper v. Amnesty International, a case that asks the Court to determine whether a group of lawyers, journalists, and human rights workers have standing to challenge the...more

11/27/2012 - Standing

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