A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
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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
Jason Maloni on Data Security
Mobile App Series: Privacy by Design
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Polsinelli Podcast - HIPAA Changes Overview
Ted Hester on Congressional Investigations
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
On 18 September 2014, the European Union’s Article 29 Data Protection Working Party published a press release outlining its recent plenary session discussions on the so-called “right to be forgotten” or “de-listed.”...more
As previously announced, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) recently released the results of the global privacy sweep of mobile applications it conducted in May 2014....more
In This Issue:
- Home Depot Data Breach — Lawsuits, Calls to Action and Lessons Learned
- Skadden Participates in FBI Cyber-Intelligence Workshop
- FTC Explores Impact of ‘Big Data’ on American...more
On 10 September 2014, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) published the results of its privacy enforcement survey or “sweep” carried out earlier in 2014 with respect to popular mobile apps. The results of the sweep...more
The growth of the Internet of Things brought the attention of the European data protection regulators that through the European data protection advisory body, the Article 29 Working Party, issued an opinion on the Internet of...more
Call it a coincidence or not: exactly one week after the Apple Watch was officially introduced by Apple CEO Tim Cook on 9 September 2014, the European data protection advisory body – Article 29 Data Protection Working Party...more
As part of the continued effort to protect online privacy, European Union Data Protection Authorities have swept websites and mobile apps to ensure compliance with Directive 2009/136/EC, otherwise known as the EU Cookie...more
The Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) has recently made available the results of the first half 2014 activities: 196 inspections, fines issued in the range of 2,5M Euro (already collected). ...more
The CNIL announced last week that it was conducting its Cookies Sweep on September 18-19. The CNIL reviewed 100 French websites and checked the following...more
On 15 September 2014, Qatar’s Emir approved Law No. 14 of 2014, The Cybercrime Prevention Law (“Cybercrime Law”). Although it has not yet been published in Qatar’s Official Gazette, the text of the law was published in the...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
Companies doing business globally have a variety of complex issues to deal with, not the least of which is concern about the security of personal data collected from their customers.
In 1995, the European Union issued...more
Federal Law No. 242-FZ "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation for Clarification of the Procedure of Personal Data Processing in Information and Telecommunication Networks" (the "Federal Law No....more
As a reminder of the transnational nature of online data collection-and the ever-expanding web of regulatory bodies stepping in to monitor how information is collected and used-Brazilian regulators announced that they had...more
The European data protection authorities will be conducting a “cookie sweep” later this month, carrying out random spot checks on websites to assess for compliance with EU “cookie” laws. Businesses should therefore be...more
Changes Impacting Businesses that Process Personal Data in Russia -
On July 21, 2014, a new law Federal Law ? 242-FZ was adopted in Russia (Database Law) introducing amendments to the existing Federal Law “On personal...more
Back in July, President Vladimir Putin signed a law (Federal Law No. 242-FZ) that compels “data operators” to store Russian citizens’ personal data only inside Russia. Previously, Russian law allowed the storage of data...more
In a recent article published by Law 360, Proskauer litigation associate Courtney Bowman outlines how companies can make inroads in the e-commerce market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Although often overlooked,...more
There has been an important development in Russian Data Protection Law.
On July 22, 2014 a new law amending the law on data protection and law on information was signed off by the Russian President and thus was...more
The Straits Times reported on 14 August that Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (the “Commission”) is investigating a complaint from a user that Xiaomi has breached the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”)....more
In the Google Spain “Right to be Forgotten” case, the ECJ held that Google must remove links to a newspaper article containing properly published information about a Spanish individual on the basis that the information is no...more
On August 14, the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) announced that it filed a complaint with the FTC claiming that 30 U.S. companies are compiling, using, and sharing EU consumers’ personal information without their...more
When precisely is a data controller lawfully permitted to process personal data?
If a data controller does not have the consent of a data subject to process his or her data, when does the “legitimate interest”...more
It was widely reported yesterday in The New York Times and elsewhere that a sophisticated Russian crime ring was holding a massive cache of stolen Internet credentials. According to the private security firm Hold Security, a...more
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