Proskauer - Privacy & Data Security

Uber Picks Up A Lawsuit

In a recently filed class action lawsuit, the plaintiffs allege Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”) sent autodialed text messages to individuals after those individuals opted out of the messages by texting back “stop,” which, the…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection

Regulators Offer Guidance on Privacy and Security for Health App Developers

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued guidance on privacy and security best practices for health-related mobile apps, such as fitness apps connected with wearables, diet and weight loss apps, and health insurance…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Article 29 Working Party has “Strong Concerns” About Privacy Shield

On April 13, 2016, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party issued its much-anticipated statement on the viability of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield. As we’ve detailed previously, EU and US officials reached agreement on the Privacy…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

An Overview of Turkey’s New Data Protection Law

After a decade of winding its way through the legislative process, Turkey’s new Data Protection Law entered into force on April 7. Although Turkey previously had a few sectoral data protection laws on the books, this is the…more
| Elections & Politics, Privacy, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Class Actions and the Continued Significance of Arbitration Agreements

The recently released Carlton Fields 2016 Class Action Survey reports that class actions are up for the first time in four years. While data privacy class actions still make up a relatively small portion of class action filings,…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy

French Data Protection Wants to Force Google to Extend the Right To Be Delisted to All the Search Engine’s Extensions

On March 10, 2016, the French data protection agency (« CNIL ») pronounced a €100.000 ($111,715) fine against Google Inc. for failure to comply with its formal injunction of May, 2015 ordering the company to extend delisting to…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy

Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Accounts: Revised Model Statute Adopted in Oregon

Oregon became the first state to adopt the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (“Revised UFADAA”) when Governor Kate Brown signed Oregon Senate Bill 1554 into law on March 3, 2016.  The law will become…more
| Communications & Media Law, Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Privacy Shield Details Released

As we previously reported, EU and US officials have reached an agreement to implement a program known as the EU-US Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield is a successor to the US-EU Safe Harbor program, which was invalidated last…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Privacy Advocates and ISPs Spar over Targeted Ads

The Federal Communication Commission’s (the “FCC”) landmark decision last year to reclassify Internet service providers (“ISPs”) as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 implicates policy issues that…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Safe Harbor 2.0 Agreement Reached; New Program to be Named “Privacy Shield”

On February 2, 2016, the European Commission announced that EU and US officials had reached an agreement to implement a program known as the EU-US Privacy Shield. Privacy Shield is designed to be the successor to the Safe…more
| Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

New Safe Harbor Deal Possible by February 1

Companies anxiously watching their calendars to see if a new Safe Harbor program will be introduced before the end of January may get their wish: on January 28, 2016, a European Commission official announced that the Commission…more
| Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Baby You Can Drive My Car

Consumers can expect many benefits from their cars’ increased data collection programs, running the gamut from simple location services like GPS and OnStar to “networked” cars that can communicate their location with other cars…more
| Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

An Ounce of Prevention…Is Tax-Free: IRS Expands Tax Relief to Pre-Data Breach Identity Theft Protection Services

As reported here after last year’s customer data security breaches at major U.S. corporations, the IRS announced special tax relief for identity protection services provided to individuals affected by a security breach. In…more
| Consumer Protection, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Taxation

Recent State Enactments Regulating Unsolicited Text Messaging Could Have Broad Implications for Companies that Communicate to Customers’ Mobile Devices

Two states – New Jersey and Connecticut – have recently imposed additional legal conditions on electronic messaging to mobile devices. In a few ways, these laws may raise the bar for companies on compliance when sending text…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

A Primer on the GDPR: What You Need to Know

Now that it’s been approved by the EU Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee, Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR” or the “Regulation”) is well on its way to replacing the 20-year-old Data Protection Directive…more
| Consumer Protection, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology
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