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Retailers use tracking information to collect data about how shoppers...more
In our electronic-device age, new data privacy issues seem to pop up every day. Did you know that you were being tracked as you walked through a retail store?...more
Even as privacy advocates become increasingly nervous about the extent to which our communications devices keep tabs on our whereabouts, the FCC is looking to make it easier to monitor our location more precisely, at least...more
Mobile apps and consumer privacy continue to be hot issues for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On February 19, 2014, the FTC staff will hold an open seminar on privacy and related issues raised by mobile tracking...more
Recently, Illinois enacted HB 1199, which makes it illegal for any person or entity in Illinois to use an electronic vehicle tracking device to determine the location or movement of a person....more
California’s AB 370, if signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, would be the first piece of legislation in the world directly addressing “do not track” (“DNT”) to become law. It has passed both houses of the California Legislature and...more
Is gambling law about to liberalise in the Czech Republic? - Foreign entrepreneurs may benefit from the Czech Government's approval of new gambling regulations needed to comply with EU requirements.
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Working in the information technology (IT) field for over 10 years, I find that nothing surprises me anymore. Your information is out there, and there are many ways to track it. An attorney came to me recently and said a...more
A split among the U.S. courts of appeals is taking shape over the threshold requirements for the government’s ability to obtain historical cell phone location data, in the wake of a July 30, 2013, ruling by the U.S. Court of...more
When Robert Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), testified before the Senate Banking Committee in April, 2013, he attempted to reassure senators that the CFPB had no interest in tracking...more
Some people spend more time with their smartphones than with their friends. This attachment to technology has a number of implications, and not just for a person’s social life. This week the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals...more
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