Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Investment Management Update - Focus on Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
Why Cyber Security?
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
EU Data Protection Reform – Interview with Susan Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
Mobile App Series: Privacy by Design
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Polsinelli Podcast - HIPAA Changes Overview
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
A SURVEY OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT, AND TRADEMARK ISSUES -
Today, even Elvis has a Facebook page, Instagram2 and Google+ accounts, a Twitter handle, a Pinterest board, and a mobile app. The Internet and the mobile...more
Traditionally, media companies (as well as non-media companies) almost exclusively utilized their own content. However, because of the exponential growth in the public’s desire and ability to interconnect through social media...more
China: Guidelines for developing sports into a RMB 5 trillion-per-annum sector released -
China's Cabinet, the State Council, has issued new guidelines which, amongst other things, aims to grow output of China’s...more
..Bad chords. A European musician’s attempt to stop a negative concert review from continuing to appear in Internet search results is raising questions about whether the EU’s “right to be forgotten” ruling could prevent the...more
At the end of September, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. approved six bills designed to enhance and expand California’s privacy laws. These new laws are scheduled to take effect in 2015 and 2016. It will be...more
As we described in July and September, P.F. Chang’s was hit with three putative class actions following its announcement of a point-of-sale data breach. On August 29, P.F. Chang’s moved for dismissal of the first two cases,...more
..Big Brother isn’t just watching. A single mother in upstate New York was surprised to find that she had a Facebook page in her name, complete with photos of her, her son, and her niece. She hadn’t actually set up the page....more
SPECIAL FOCUS: The Impact of eBay on Lanham Act False Advertising Litigation -
A recent opinion by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in eBay is...more
The Leveson Inquiry highlighted a prevailing confusion as to how data protection law applies to journalism and the media. To tackle this it was recommended that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) work to prepare a...more
..We can work it out. Actress Katherine Heigl and the Duane Reade chain of drugstores have settled a $6 million federal suit filed by Heigl this past April in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. ...more
It is common to see celebrities, which have captivated the public for decades, photographed using a company product or wearing a branded garment. Using such photos for promoting a company’s brand can be problematic especially...more
In an important decision in a federal court case in New Jersey, In Re Nickelodeon Privacy Litigation, Google and Viacom obtained a dismissal of a claim against them under the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”). The...more
The value of reaching an audience and potential new customers using social media continues to grow exponentially every year. Savvy corporations are continually looking to exploit and capitalize upon the information that can...more
Consumers frequently reveal personal information about themselves through a variety of daily online and offline activities. For fashion designers and retailers, this consumer information represents a valuable tool to...more
BETTING AND GAMING -
Belgium: Gaming Commission pleads for a further restriction and rationalization of the gaming industry - The Belgian Gaming Commission has sent an open letter to the next government in which it...more
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued new Compliance and Enforcement Guidelines for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) which will come into force in stages beginning July 1,...more
What’s that old saying … “a day late and a dollar short?” Here is our Privacy Monday roundup … on Wednesday.
Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Crackdown?
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) — the enforcement arm of...more
CONSUMER AND DATA PROTECTION -
Italy: New rules on cookies and Internet profiling! - The Italian Data Protection Authority has issued its decision on the “simplified information notice and cookie consent”"....more
Schwarzenegger Sues Over Publicity Rights -
The Governator has filed a $10 million suit alleging that Nevada-based Arnold Nutrition Group “brazenly stole and exploited” his likeness to market its products in...more
Rapper Jay Z and his sister-in-law reminded us this week that, prior to revelations about NSA data collection efforts, it was the lives of the rich and famous that often sparked debate about privacy in our country....more
The Federal Trade Commission has recently focused its consumer protection efforts on the mobile arena, and particularly video game companies operating in that arena.
Early last year, the FTC issued several staff...more
SAG Allocation Guidelines Trump Settlement Deal -
In the first decision interpreting the Screen Actors Guild 2009 Commercials Contract Allocation Guidelines, an arbitrator ordered a signatory to double its payments to...more
Spanish Supreme Court orders Le Monde to pay damages to Real Madrid and FC Barcelona -
The Spanish Supreme Court has ordered French daily newspaper Le Monde to pay damages of €300,000 to Real Madrid and €15,000 to FC...more
In This Issue:
Experience with the USPTO’s First Action Interview Program; “Patent Trolls” Beware – Congress Tackles Vexatious Patent Litigation; Evolving Data Protection Regimes in the Asia-Pacific Arena and Their...more
We discussed fashion and online retail and the new related legal issues.
When a fashion company decides to approach e-commerce, it is likely that it will deal with different jurisdictions, taking into account, for...more
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