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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued formal guidance to clarify the anti-money laundering obligations of administrators and exchangers of convertible virtual currency.
“Virtual” currency, unlike...more
What’s in a name?
When you think of identity theft, you typically think of someone taking a person’s name plus some other identifiers, like their address and Social Security number or credit card number, to go on a...more
Topics In This Issue:
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- CREDIT CARDS
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
- CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT
- Excerpt From FEDERAL ISSUES:
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, recently finalized regulations (Final Rule) requiring non-bank Residential Mortgage Lenders and Originators (RMLOs) to establish...more
Consumers don't have legal rights to control how their personal data is shared. A study from Stanford University found supposedly anonymous data collected on personal web browsers were gathered and then sold. ...more
Attorney Steven Getman reports that New York State residents may soon have new safeguards against intrusive telemarketing calls.
The New York State Senate gave final legislative passage on Wednesday (June 13) to a bill that...more
Topics In This Issue
• Federal Issues
• Firm News
• Consumer Finance
• Privacy/Data Security
• Criminal Enforcement Action
Excerpt from Federal Issues:
The offshore outsourcing of customer service call center and data center services to locations outside of the U.S. has become a fairly standard business practice in many industries. Now, a consumer class action lawsuit filed...more
Identity theft is not new, but has become much more common in recent years.
It occurs when another person begins wrongfully using your name to obtain credit and incur expenses that will be charged to you. Besides the...more
Last week McDonald’s Corp. and Walgreen Co. notified customers that their personal information had been compromised by hackers. The hackers appear to have targeted an email provider subcontracted to a marketing firm used by...more
The college student David C. Kernell who was convicted by a Chattanooga, Tennessee jury of various federal crimes including a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) for accessing Alaska Governor...more
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*Court Says Dell Deceived Customers
*Yahoo Sues Lottery Scammers
*Belgian Press Wants Google To Pay $77 Million
*Feds Seek $450 Million From Berkeley Nutraceuticals
*NAD Fingers Press Release For...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Top Brand Integration Lawyer Joins Manatt In Los Angeles
*EU Wants Better Code of Conduct for Video Games
*NJ Court Requires Subpoena for Internet User Data
*Slim-Fast Sues Slimquick
IN THIS ISSUE:
*FTC Pushes MPAA and Toy Makers To Review Kid Film Marketing
*Standoff Over Password Underscores Digital Dilemma
*Toy Makers Seek To Shutter Scrabulous
*Online Privacy An Increasing Concern For...more
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