The Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, limited the ability of law enforcement to search cell phones while making arrests, requiring police to obtain a search warrant before examining the data contained in an arrestee’s...more
In the last month, the California legislature passed and Governor Jerry Brown signed into law amendments to two of California’s signature privacy and data security laws and one new consumer privacy law aimed at enhancing...more
Effective October 16, 2013, there will be significant changes to the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) rules implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (the “TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227. Of particular...more
New amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule go into effect today, July 1, 2013. Amongst the significant changes introduced by the new Rule, the newly expanded definition of “personal information” and new...more
A California Superior Court judge has dismissed with prejudice a privacy suit brought by California Attorney General Kamala Harris against Delta Airlines. The complaint, filed in December of 2012, alleged that Atlanta-based...more
After a two-year comment process, the Federal Trade Commission adopted its long-awaited amendments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule in December 2012. The amendments, which go into effect July 1, 2013,...more
The People of the State of California v. Delta Air Lines Inc., No. 12-526741 (Superior Court for the State of California, City and County of San Francisco filed Dec. 6, 2012).
On Thursday, December 6, 2012, California...more