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)
It is possible to collect location data relating to employees through smartphone Apps if used in order to optimize the usage of resources and improve their management, coordination and timing provided that this practice...more
Welcome to Privacy Tuesday – here are five privacy & security bits and bytes to start your week:
1) California AG’s Data Breach Report: Who Is Handling Your Patients’ Confidential Health Information? -
More than 90 percent of the 322 million cellular phones in use in the United States contain global positioning system (GPS) tracking devices that allow wireless carriers to obtain continuous, highly accurate information...more
Following up on a topic discussed recently in this space, a class action filed last month against LinkedIn represents just the latest development in the burgeoning battle over defining the permissible and impermissible uses...more
The Northern District of Illinois refused to restrict a defense counsel’s communications with putative class members, reasoning that the communications were not misleading or coercive. The case arose when a “romantic...more
Many business owners, particularly those with a limited marketing budget or no marketing plan, view access to social media as free marketing. What could be better? Ask paid employees to get out the “buzz” as an assignment....more
As one who presumably has no nude selfies, you may not be too concerned about a “hack” like the one that continues to afflict celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t still plenty...more
On November 1, 2014, Oklahoma will join a number of other jurisdictions that prohibit employers from gaining access to passwords to employee or applicant social media accounts or from viewing non-public information maintained...more
In just two years, social media password protection has gone from a privacy advocate’s dream to an employer’s harsh reality in many states. Maryland became the first state (in 2012) to enact legislation that prevented...more
The Louisiana 2014 Regular Legislative Session closed on June 9, 2014. In the subsequent weeks, Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law several bills that affect employers. These new laws, which are summarized below, became...more
Will California’s “Kill Switch” Law Kill An Employer’s Ability To Protect Sensitive Company Information?
In this digital age, smartphone technology has become essential and ubiquitous to business operations. But the...more
Rhode Island has recently enacted legislation intended to protect job applicants’ and employees’ social media accounts and information. The new law prohibits employers from requiring job applicants or employees to disclose...more
Executive Summary: Accessing information about employees and applicants via their social media accounts just got a bit more complicated in Tennessee. This past legislative session, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the...more
Social Media Roundup -
Rhode Island, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma are the latest states to provide prospective and/or current employees with increased social media protections, following Tennessee, Wisconsin,...more
Employees are increasingly using their personal electronic devices, such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets, for work purposes. The trend, dubbed “Bring Your Own Device” or “BYOD,” has redefined what it means to “be at...more
Modern Technology has increasingly blurred the line between business and personal lives, thanks in large part to social media that can broadcast employees’ views to friends and the public in a heartbeat. Companies are...more
Following in the footsteps of several other states including Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin, Louisiana recently enacted the Personal Online Account...more
As first discussed in McDermott Will & Emery’s Privacy and Data Protection 2013 Year In Review, state legislatures are enacting laws limiting employers’ ability to access the social media accounts of their employees. Thus...more
..The CIA has entered the realm of social media, setting up a Twitter presence and a Facebook account. There one can find, among other things, reflections on intelligence history and fun facts from the CIA World Factbook...more
There's much to be sorted out at the intersection of social media and the law, as evidenced by the following collection of popular reads on JD Supra....more
On May 22, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act into law. The Act, effective immediately, prohibits employers from requesting or requiring access to the personal online...more
And you thought it couldn’t happen here!
On April 29, Governor Haslam signed into law the Employee Online Privacy Act of 2014.
The new law does not go into effect until January 1, 2015 and will not affect any...more
Social media, love it or leave it? Social media has become an indispensable part of business. There is no question that social media is an effective marketing tool. Statistics show that 14% of consumers do not trust...more
Part of JD Supra's series on innovation and the law. The NLRB has famously struck down employers’ social media policies based on a law that was adopted during the New Deal and has not been amended since....more
The proliferation of bring your own device programs – or “BYOD” as it is commonly referred – has drastically changed today’s corporate workplace environment. Employees are availing themselves of smart phones, tablets, and...more
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