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?
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
The 2013-14 term of the Supreme Court ended with multiple decisions on intellectual property issues.
Over the past few months, the Court issued a number of patent law related opinions covering ground from claim...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
By now we all know a hacker accessed the personal iCloud accounts of dozens of A-list celebrities and leaked nude photos of stars such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, and Victoria Justice. The anonymous...more
The mobile app and wearables market in health care is booming, most recently evidenced by Apple’s entry into the market with its widely-anticipated “HealthKit,” a purportedly secure platform that allows mHealth apps to share...more
On September 1, 2014, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the Guiding Opinions on Strengthening Network Security in the Telecommunications and Internet Sectors (the “Opinions”). Issuance of...more
In the past lawyers for multiple small companies have accused search engine giant Google Inc. of stealing and profiting from their clients’ trade secrets. In the case of VSL Communications, their lawyers claim that Google did...more
Federal Law No. 242-FZ "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation for Clarification of the Procedure of Personal Data Processing in Information and Telecommunication Networks" (the "Federal Law No....more
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
Companies commonly utilize Facebook as part of their online social media advertising strategy. Companies should revisit this strategy in light of a recent finding in the Northern California U.S. District Court (In re Hulu...more
As the world recovers from the excitement leading up to Tuesday’s Apple Live Event announcement of the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, mobile app developers are chomping at the bit to create software that leverages the new...more
eHealth and fitness/wellness applications are being investigated and potentially sanctioned by the Italian data protection authority that found half of them not compliant with applicable privacy laws....more
As a reminder of the transnational nature of online data collection-and the ever-expanding web of regulatory bodies stepping in to monitor how information is collected and used-Brazilian regulators announced that they had...more
It’s no secret that local directory/consumer review websites are popular among consumers looking for recommendations before dining out, hiring a contractor, or even picking a dentist or day spa. Yelp reported around 138...more
Members of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) have released the results of its May 2014 privacy sweep. A common theme is the need for greater transparency regarding data collection and use prior to the downloading...more
The Italian Communication Authority (AGCOM) published a new consultation on a draft regulation relating to the resolution of disputes between electronic communication operators....more
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
How would you feel if businesses or individuals had access to your medical records? There is no question that advertisers, businesses, and even overly-clingy significant others would love to have access to your private...more
The Alice Guidance lists four example categories of abstract ideas:
- fundamental economic practices
- methods of organizing human activities
- an idea of itself (sic), and
Technology continues to challenge the law. For example, what does it mean for someone to have an address? Is that where a person is physically located or where that person can be found in cyberspace? Such were the...more
A Stored Communications Act (SCA) search warrant case arising out of a New York federal narcotics trafficking investigation is being closely watched by EU data protection authorities, privacy advocates, multinational...more
DLA Piper has published an updated summary of the way in which the law relating to cookies has been implemented across the EU.
This guide is particularly relevant as a cookies sweep day is planned to take place in the...more
Last week the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau announced that Verizon agreed to pay a record US$7.4 million to settle an investigation related to the company’s treatment of consumer personal information. Specifically, the Commission...more
In This Issue:
- GMO's: A Spoonful Of Sugar Helps The Medicine Go Down
- PUBLIC AFFAIRS - Campus Sexual Assault: Can Congress Compel Colleges To Act?
- CORPORATE & REPUTATION - Police Militarization: The Problem...more
The European data protection authorities will be conducting a “cookie sweep” later this month, carrying out random spot checks on websites to assess for compliance with EU “cookie” laws. Businesses should therefore be...more
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