Proskauer - Privacy & Data Security

European Union Parliament Makes Progress on Adopting Proposed EU Data...

On October 21, a key European parliamentary committee (the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (“Committee”) approved an amended version of the draft EU Data Protection Regulation, paving the way for further…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, International...

California Amends Data Breach Notification Law

On September 27, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an amendment to California’s breach notification law (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.82). Effective January 1, 2014, under the amended law, the definition of…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Consumer...

On the Horizon: FCC’s New Telemarketing Rules

On October 16, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) new rule implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) will go into effect. These are rules with teeth, as the TCPA allows recovery of…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications...

White House Posts Preliminary Cybersecurity Incentives

In February of 2013, President Obama signed an executive order with the purpose of creating a cybersecurity framework (or set of voluntary standards and procedures) to encourage private companies that operate critical…more

| Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Honoring Do-Not-Track Browser Signals

We’re all familiar with the ads that pop up on the side of our browsers, personalized to highlight things we might be interested in based on our web browsing activity…more

| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science,...

CNIL Cracks Down on Employee Video Monitoring and Password Strength

In a recent decision (deliberation CNIL May 30, 2013 n°2013-139), the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL) sanctioned a company for implementing a CCTV system without informing employees and because the CCTV enabled the constant…more

| Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

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