fcpa Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 106-interview with Gini Deitrich
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Polsinelli Podcasts - Be Careful What you Put in Writing - What Companies Need to Know About Document Retention
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Polsinelli Podcast - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
It is possible to collect location data relating to employees through smartphone Apps if used in order to optimize the usage of resources and improve their management, coordination and timing provided that this practice...more
Ruling on ATDS Capability, California Court Dismisses TCPA Suit -
Siding with courts that evaluate a system’s present – not potential – capacity to store or produce telephone numbers when considering whether a system...more
“Healthcare-Related” Calls: Ambiguity at the Intersection of HIPAA and TCPA -
Editor’s Note: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established exemptions from certain requirements of the Telephone Consumer...more
Shhhhh…Whisper Faces Lawmaker Scrutiny Over Privacy Claims -
Just how safe is the purported “safest place on the Internet”?:
Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) wants to find out. The Chair of the Senate Committee on...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced an enforcement action against TRUSTe, a provider of privacy certifications for online businesses. The settlement resolves allegations that TRUSTe deceived consumers about...more
On November 6, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Public Notice requesting comments on a petition by the American Bankers Association (“ABA”) to exempt informational calls and texts to mobile devices...more
The CRTC has released guidelines on the implementation of the incoming computer-program provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL). Software vendors should review the CASL Requirements for Installing Computer Programs for...more
As we discussed in our previous posts, there are a number of positive trends that make the Internet of Things a long lasting evolution. Hardware is improving, there is an increasing understanding from the industry of the...more
Website privacy policies are a ubiquitous fact of web life, intended to allow users to easily understand the personal information being collected by a website and how that site uses and shares that information. Over time,...more
From November 10 to 12, 2014, the CRTC provided its interpretation of the software provisions in Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL) in several presentations to industry. The CRTC also posted a specific FAQ about their...more
This was a claim by a representative plaintiff, Ms. Ladas, alleging that Apple breached the customer’s right to privacy under the Privacy Act (B.C.), since iOS 4 records the location of the “iDevice” (that’s the term used by...more
Benjamin Franklin lived long before electronic messaging, but his advice about preventions and cures now rings especially true for U.S. businesses marketing in Canada. Canada’s new anti-spam legislation regulates businesses...more
Earlier this month, Apple unveiled Apple Watch, perhaps the most hotly anticipated product debut in the burgeoning market for wearable technology.
Apple’s website displays the watch in its various elegant incarnations...more
Why it matters -
Seeking an exemption from Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) liability, the American Bankers Association (ABA) filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow financial...more
BakerHostetler's Alan Friel recently interviewed FTC staff lawyer Kandi Parsons and Assistant New Jersey Attorney General Elliot Sibers at the opening session of the Children's Advertising Review Unit ("CARU") of the...more
Ifrah Law is a proud member the Brand Activation Association (“BAA”). This week, we attended the BAA’s 36th annual BAA Marketing Law Conference in Chicago. Just as “Mad Men” reflects the 1960’s era advertising business, this...more
A recent survey of over 1,200 of the top mobile apps in 19 countries by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN") has found that 85% of the apps reviewed were non-compliant, failing to provide even the most basic...more
As previously mentioned, I attended this week the Web Summit in Dublin focusing in particular to the section dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) from which I was able to gain very interesting insights on legal issues...more
Lawmakers: Time to Discuss the Internet of Things:
What are the privacy, security, and consumer protection implications of the burgeoning Internet of Things?
A group of senators has called for a hearing to...more
On October 24, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced that it intends to fine two telecommunications companies $10 million for storing confidential personal information of up to 305,000 customers in a...more
On October 28, the Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (Accountability Program), released five decisions in which the website operators have agreed to update their respective websites to provide enhanced...more
The holidays are quickly approaching, and shoppers are expected to spend in excess of $600 billion this season. The holiday season is shaping up to become a winter wonderland for retailers. However, brands that market or...more
In This Issue:
- To Click or Not to Click? Ninth Circuit Rejects Browsewrap Arbitration Clause
- “Operation Full Disclosure”: FTC Warns Advertisers to Check the Fine Print
- New York Family Court...more
Last year, California made child-related revisions to its Online Privacy Protection Act that have ramifications even for websites and other online services that are not directed to children. The revision, “Privacy Rights for...more
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