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The changing Australian Privacy Principles: Increased risks for employers

by DLA Piper on

In an age where the management of data is largely electronic, employers have a much greater opportunity to collect and retain vast amounts of information, much more than ever before. This information is useful to have on file...more

Federal Legislation Introduced Regarding Mobile Application Privacy

by White & Case LLP on

On May 9, 2013, Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson introduced the Application Privacy, Protection and Security Act of 2013 (the "Apps Act"), a bill "[t]o provide for greater transparency in and user control over the treatment...more

Enter, the APPS Act

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat from Georgia, has introduced a mobile privacy bill that if passed will require mobile application developers to maintain privacy policies, obtain consent from consumers before collecting...more

New Law Provides Resources to Identify Persons Prohibited from Having Firearms - Effective Immediately, Bill Appropriates $24...

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that provides $24 million to fund the Armed Prohibited Persons System (APPS), the only state database to cross-reference all handgun and assault-weapon owners against...more

Discussion Draft Of Application Privacy, Protection, And Security Act (APPS Act) Released

by Carlton Fields on

Earlier this month, Representative Hank Johnson, a member of the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet, released a discussion draft of a bill titled the Application Privacy, Protection,...more

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