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Business Takeaways From The FTC $5 Billion Settlement With Facebook
On July 24, 2019, the FTC announced a $5 billion settlement with Facebook to address Facebook's alleged violations of the FTC Act and its 2012 consent order with the FTC.
United States
29 Jul 2019
CCPA Amendment Update: Bill To Expand Private Right Of Action Is Dead (For Now)
We will continue to track the status of any proposed amendments to the CCPA.
United States
22 May 2019
What Are The FTC's Top Priorities For 2019?
In a speech yesterday at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting, FTC Chairman Joseph J. Simons spoke about the FTC's top enforcement priorities for 2019.
United States
11 Mar 2019
Attorney General Holds Public Forum On CCPA
They also asked for clarification as to whether de-identified and aggregate data is excluded.
United States
11 Feb 2019
AdTech Provider Hit With Record COPPA Fine
This week, the New York State Attorney General announced a $4.95 million settlement with Oath Inc., the result of an investigation into violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").
United States
12 Dec 2018
PIPEDA Data Breach Reporting Is In Effect
While new EU breach notification requirements have received significant media attention, closer to home are the data breach reporting obligations under Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), which took effect on November 1.
United States
16 Nov 2018
Data Breach Fines On The Rise With Record HHS Settlement
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced a new record settlement for a data breach involving electronic protected health information ("ePHI").
United States
24 Oct 2018
GALA To Host Influencer And GDPR Seminar In Budapest In September
The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance will be hosting a seminar on influencer and GDPR issues in Budapest on September 17, 2018.
United States
14 Aug 2018
GDPR Woes Take Flight: British Airways Asks Customers To Tweet Their Personal Information In Misguided Attempt To "Comply" With GDPR
Last week, British Airways (BA) became one of the first public relations victims of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Per reports from TechCrunch ...
United States
26 Jul 2018
FTC Testifies About Consumer Protection Priorities And Renews Call For Data Security Legislation And Expanded Jurisdiction At House Subcommittee Hearing
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons testified today about the FTC's consumer protection and other priorities before the House Committee on Energy...
United States
24 Jul 2018
A Privacy Shield Enforcement Action: More To Come?
For the fourth time, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a consent agreement with a company for alleged misrepresentations regarding Privacy Shield certification.
United States
11 Jul 2018
FTC Settles With California Company For Alleged Privacy Shield Certification Misrepresentation
For the fourth time, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has reached a consent agreement with a company for alleged misrepresentations regarding Privacy Shield certification.
United States
11 Jul 2018
New California Privacy Law Calls For Significant Changes
On the heels of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California has now passed a digital privacy law that gives consumers more control over their personal information online.
United States
6 Jul 2018
California, Privacy, And The New Normal – CA AB 375 Signed Into Law
This afternoon, Governor Brown signed into law California Assembly Bill 375, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
United States
5 Jul 2018
New Vermont Law Regulates Data Brokers
The Green Mountain state is the first in the country to enact (without its governor's signature) a new law establishing a registry and security standards for data brokers.
United States
13 Jun 2018
GDPR Is Here
It's May 25th, which means the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in effect. The GDPR is Europe's new comprehensive privacy regulation that completely overhauls the privacy landscape...
European Union
29 May 2018
Impending WHOIS Data Blackout Is Likely To Impede IP Enforcement
On May 25, 2018, the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect. While the regulations are a welcome change for many privacy advocates, they will introduce a new...
European Union
15 May 2018
COPPA Violation Results In $650,000 Penalty
A complaint by the DOJ and FTC stated that the Kid Connect application by VTech collected children's information in violation of COPPA and failed to adequately protect it.
United States
2 Mar 2018
President's Nominee For FTC Chairman Raises Concerns About Technology And Cyber Threats
In his pre-hearing questionnaire submitted to the Senate's Commerce Committee, the President's nominee for Chairman of the FTC, Joseph Simons ...
United States
15 Feb 2018
Privacy Shield: Year One Updates You Need To Know
This month we're celebrating Privacy Shield's first birthday (admittedly, a bit belated) with an update on everything Privacy Shield.
17 Oct 2017
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