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Stealth Lawyer: Chieh Huang, Social Games Developer
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Stealth Lawyer: Scott Jordan, Co-Founder of Scottevest
Top 3 Concerns in Data Security
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As more users spend more time on their mobile devices, advertising dollars are following. And the compliance regime that governs interest-based advertising (IBA) (formerly referred to as online behavioral advertising or OBA)...more
California again has provided a model of privacy legislation for other states to follow. New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan recently signed into law House Bill 520 (the “Bill”), a bipartisan effort to establish guidelines...more
DAA Mobile Privacy Code Enforcement Begins In September -
Get ready: September 1 marks the beginning of enforcement of the Digital Advertising Alliance’s mobile privacy code, the group recently announced. Companies will...more
On May 21, 2015, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the True Origin of Digital Goods Act with bipartisan support in both the United States House of Representatives (House) and Senate. The law requires companies with websites...more
In this issue:
- Privacy and Data Security in Transactions: What's the Deal?
- Consumer and Financial Institution Class Actions Survive Motions to Dismiss in Target Data Breach Litigation
- California Amends...more
2014 was a busy year for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC announced something new under COPPA nearly every month, including...more
In This Issue:
- What’s in a Like?
- R.I.P.: The Facebook “Like” Gate
- Facebook Dislikes Fake Likes
- Privacy in the Cloud: A Legal Framework for Moving Personal Data to the Cloud
Mobile Internet usage is predicted to grow faster in the next few years, making online or web based businesses great opportunities. A leading forecaster found that global mobile internet usage leapt from 14 percent to 25...more
On September 22, the FFIEC announced an update to its online database for analyzing HMDA data and the CFPB announced updates to the agency’s corresponding HMDA tools. Originally launched in September 2013, the tool focuses on...more
Mobile is the platform of the smart future. -
As mobile device and network capabilities expand and reach broader audiences, ubiquitous network connectivity and depth of mobile data penetration will solidify the...more
As online activity shifts to mobile devices, regulators are watching. Last week, Yelp agreed to settle a claim with the FTC for $450,000 for its alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). As...more
California has a number of privacy notice requirements for businesses collecting data from California residents, including as of January 1 of this year a requirement that websites, mobile apps and online services make certain...more
Here Today, Still Here Tomorrow: FTC Settles With Snapchat -
Now you see it … and now it’s still there.
Mobile messaging app Snapchat went with a catchier slogan, promising consumers that pictures and videos...more
On Wednesday, May 7, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held the third of its Spring Seminars on emerging consumer privacy issues. This session focused on consumer-generated health information (CHI). CHI is data generated...more
Shape Magazine Should “Clearly and Conspicuously” Disclose Branded Content, Says NAD -
Keeping a close eye on native advertising, the National Advertising Division recently reviewed an article in Shape magazine that...more
As online businesses and technologies evolve, so do the laws affecting them. On January 1, 2014, a new law amending the California Online Privacy Protection Act ("CalOPPA") went into effect. See CAL. BUS. & PROF. CODE §§...more
Over the last several months, California has passed several new privacy and data protection laws that impact operators of websites, online services and mobile applications around the country, including a law establishing an...more
Earlier this year, I reported that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) was participating in the first ever Internet sweep by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN)....more
Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Chieh Huang, co-founder of Astro Ape and director at Zynga Inc., talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about his transition from practicing law at Proskauer Rose LLP to developing social mobile...more
Data use and sharing disclosures on mobile devices need work, the FTC said in a staff report released last week. The report recommends ways that actors in the mobile marketplace—such as mobile operating system providers,...more
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler (D) has announced that his office is launching a new Internet Privacy Unit designed to address issues related to online privacy and to ensure that companies are in compliance with...more
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission recently updated the rule for children’s online privacy protection, expanding a business’s obligations and accountability for online data collection activities....more
This time last year, Law Law Land joined the hackneyed proud tradition of legal blogs offering year-end lists of cases to watch in the coming year (though in our defense, we did try to mix it up by reviewing totally absurd...more
Online Privacy Policies for Websites and Mobile Apps -
After years of consideration and feedback the Federal Trade Commission released the final revision to the 14-year old Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule. The FTC began its review of the Rule back in April...more
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