Legal Minute: Cybersecurity Reporting Requirements for Government Contractors
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
Cybersecurity is an increasing concern for companies. Last April, the UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) published the 2014 information security breaches survey: technical report. The report comprises the...more
Recently, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office announced that it reached a settlement with Snapchat, Inc. over alleged deceptive trade practices in violation of Maryland law and violations of federal laws that are intended...more
With the rise of BaaS (or Backend as a service) platforms, it is easier than ever to create a mobile app on the fly. But Fenwick privacy co-chair Tyler Newby advises that companies should be aware of some important privacy...more
A personal injury law firm can buy search terms using the names of a competing law firm’s partners without violating Wisconsin’s privacy laws because the use of the names is “non-visible,” an appellate court found.
It’s no surprise that people trust online reviews from consumers more than traditional advertisements. After all, advertisements are created by the company selling a product of service, whereas third party reviews are by...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a report in March 2012 setting forth best practices for businesses to protect the privacy of American consumers and give them greater control over the collection and use of their...more
Freeman, et al. v. Quicken Loans, Inc.: Supreme Court Declines To Expand Consumer Protections Beyond Congress’ Exact Words. The Freeman decision demonstrates that administrative agencies cannot expand federal consumer...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Regulate consumer debt "collection agencies"...more
EPIC Files Complaint, Urges FTC to Investigate Verizon's Recent Changes to Privacy Practices
EPIC filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission charging that Verizon Wireless has engaged in unfair and deceptive...more
Have you started getting collection calls or collection letters for a debt that you do now owe? Were you the victim of identity theft? Have you discovered items on your credit report that aren't yours? Are you having...more
Three recent Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) cases decided over the last couple of months are worth looking at because they show the following points, respectively: (1) the CFAA in its current form does not give...more
A French bill “to better guarantee the right to privacy in the digital age” has implemented the European Directive 2009/136/EC by requiring the data controller to inform the “Data Protection Correspondent” (a person within an...more
La proposition de loi française “visant à mieux garantir le droit à la vie privée à l’heure du numérique” transpose la Directive 2009/136/CE en obligeant les responsables de traitements de données à caractère personnel...more
A central aspect of every cloud service contract is the security of data processing. It is therefore important, if only for liability reasons, that responsibility for specific security measures be clearly assigned. This can...more
Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement introduced a bill on May 25, the Safeguarding Canadian’s Personal Information Act (C-29), which would amend Canada’s national privacy legislation, the Personal Information and...more
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