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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
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
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
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
On Tuesday, September 3, the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau announced that it had entered into a consent decree with Verizon, under which Verizon will pay $7.4 million to the U.S. Treasury for violating the FCC’s “Customer...more
A Houston area woman has sued Facebook asking for $123 million because Facebook was slow to take down a fake a profile created by her ex-boyfriend with pornographic images.
The plaintiff sued Facebook and the...more
There is another retail data breach to talk about in this Privacy Tuesday post – privacy & security bits and bytes to start your week....more
The purpose of this Client Advisory is to address the risks associated with sending commercial electronic messages without complying with the provisions of the Canada Anti-Spam Legislation of 2014 (the "CASL"), which was...more
The insurance industry continues to respond to the growing threat of data breaches by directing businesses facing that risk towards new, risk-specific cyber insurance products, while attempting to restrict coverage for data...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently approved an additional method for website operators and mobile application ("app") developers to obtain parental consent to collect identifying information from children. It also...more
The FTC has issued three new FAQs clarifying the “verifiable parental consent” requirements under the COPPA Rule.
In one of the revised FAQs, the FTC reiterates that the COPPA Rule’s list of parental consent methods is...more
Some clarification and a bit more flexibility was forthcoming late last week from the Federal Trade Commission to help ease compliance with the “new” COPPA.
In its recent update to three FAQs in Section H (Verifiable...more
The FTC has updated its guidance regarding compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Amendments to its Frequently Asked Questions reveal a softened position on using credit cards to verify parental...more
A New York appellate court recently found that a corporation is not the kind of "person" that can suffer a violation of privacy rights for purposes of advertising injury coverage. In Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. v. Twin City...more
?????Canada’s Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Bill, better known as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), was enacted in December 2010, but enforcement of the law did not commence until July 1, 2014, on Canada Day. The...more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) took effect July 1, 2014. CASL prohibits sending commercial electronic messages (CEMs) such as email, to parties in Canada without consent. If you don’t have consent or fall under one of...more
Recently California amended its privacy laws requiring website privacy notices for businesses outside California’s borders. If your business operates a commercial website that collects consumers’ personally identifiable...more
Canada has enacted generally applicable privacy laws that govern most private sector activities. Each province and the federal government also have privacy and freedom of information legislation that governs government...more
In OneBeacon America Ins. Co. v. Urban Outfitters Inc., 2014 WL 2011494 (E.D.Pa. 2014), the Eastern District of Pennsylvania analyzed the application of “personal and advertising injury” coverage to alleged violations of...more
In a 2-1 decision, a Ninth Circuit panel has affirmed a district court's dismissal of a putative class action against Redbox - the company with the bright red DVD-rental kiosks - alleging violations of California's...more
Personal information now includes online account information, health insurance policy numbers, and medical information -
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law the Florida
Information Protection Act of 2014...more
After years of enduring a reputation as a haven for spammers, Canada has enacted one of the toughest anti-spam laws in the world. Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (“CASL”), which goes into effect on July 1, 2014, strictly regulates...more
On Thursday, June 12, 2014, while delivering remarks on cybersecurity at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler challenged businesses to be more proactive...more
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