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
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
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?
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As technology developers continue to push the envelope on services and applications affecting the daily lives of consumers, the intersection of technology and privacy is becoming increasingly fraught with legal implications...more
Online services that ask for the age of users as part of the registration process will be deemed to have “actual knowledge” of that information. Whether or not one’s site is directed to children, a registration process that...more
As we predicted in prior blog posts, the Federal Trade Commission has begun its vigorous enforcement of the Amended COPPA Rule. And one of the players is not a child-related site, so read on. The Commission just announced ...more
This week, European authorities will be conducting a "cookie sweep" consisting of random checks of websites to ensure that they are complying with European Union (EU) "cookie" laws....more
Signaling a predicted renewal of enforcement of the federal children’s privacy law following broad expansion last year of who and what is covered by the rules, the FTC has filed and settled two recent law suits against mobile...more
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved iKeepSafe as a self-regulatory "safe harbor" program under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC's COPPA Rule requires, among other things, that online...more
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As you all remember, last May the European Court of Justice ruled that Google must allow the de-indexing of web pages containing personal data, further to a lawful enforcement by the relevant data subjects of their right to...more
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Any mobile payment this summer?
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FTC: Telemarketing Sales Rule Ripe For Review -
It’s time to review the Telemarketing Sales Rule, the Federal Trade Commission has announced.
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Recent comments filed by various stakeholders in response to the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) Request for Public Comment (RFC) on “Big Data and Consumer...more
A California federal court recently ruled that the state’s call recording statute does not apply to cell phone call participants. This decision should help companies that record consumer calls for monitoring purposes defeat...more
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