Mondaq USA: Privacy > Privacy Protection
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
While they may disagree in other areas, one thing that former FBI Director James Comey, current Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and current FBI Director Christopher Wray all have ...
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
In August 2017, Disney and three of its software developer vendors were sued in a class action in California in which it was alleged that Disney collected children's information in violation of the of 1998 COPPA.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The United States District Court for the Central District of California recently granted summary judgment to Sirius XM Radio, Inc. in a putative class action under the Driver's Privacy Protection Act ("DPPA").
Womble Bond Dickinson
GREENSBORO, N.C.—The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect on May 25, 2018...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In recent years, the use of biometrics in business has been growing. In the employment context, for example, some employers use biometric time clocks, which allow employees to "clock in" with a fingerprint or iris scan.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
For companies that do business with the government, 2017 was a year of transition, as many began to follow the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, worked to accomplish FedRAMP certification...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Microsoft Corp.'s heated dispute with the U.S. Department of Justice over data stored on its servers abroad has more parties weighing in, this time offering international perspectives.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Ninth Circuit recently joined the Third Circuit in defining PII under the VPPA as "information that would readily permit an ordinary person to identify a specific individual's video-watching behavior."
Littler Mendelson
Since mid-September 2017, more than 50 employers that use "biometric timeclocks" in Illinois have been targeted with class action lawsuits alleging violations of the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The following is a summary of some important new and recent state and local laws impacting Illinois employers.
BakerHostetler
Risk assessments are a fundamental part of any organization's risk management process. But many organizations still do not incorporate true risk assessments ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
BIPA has given rise to an outbreak of high-stakes lawsuits over the last few years.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Strong anti-hacking and privacy protections exist under federal law. Businesses and their counsel need to understand the company's anti-hacking rights and remedies as well as the privacy limitations...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
2018 should prove to be a particularly interesting year on the subject of government access to private electronic records, as 2017 has served as an interesting prelude to what's ahead:
BakerHostetler
In a widely publicized decision, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted on Dec. 14, 2017, to repeal the tenets of the Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet Order, or the Open Internet Order, of 2015.
Day Pitney LLP
A January 3 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report and other publications, "Rule Makes Substance Abuse Records Easier to Disclose," discussed the new rule released January 2 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As the number of class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Illinois Information Biometric Privacy Act ("BIPA")...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As the number of class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Illinois Information Biometric Privacy Act ("BIPA") has exploded in the last six months ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
As 2017 drew to an end, we noted the continuing flood of Illinois biometric privacy suits filed over the past year.
WilmerHale
On January 8, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought its first-ever privacy and data security case involving Internet-connected toys.
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BakerHostetler
Government agencies, prominent tech companies, startups and newly-created foundations are all working to develop a new paradigm for proof of identity based on blockchain technology.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A draft bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate serves as a good reminder that compliance with data breach reporting requirements is critical.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Senate Democrats have introduced a third iteration of a federal data breach notification bill, the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2017 (S.B. 2179).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The following is a summary of some important new and recent state and local laws impacting Illinois employers.
BakerHostetler
A small health care provider such as a physician office or clinic often will contract with an IT services vendor to meet overall IT needs to operate the business.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
s we near the end of a year that has seen more than its share of massive data breaches, two bills have been introduced (one re-introduced) in the U.S. Senate.
Reed Smith
Judge Edward J. Davila of the Northern District of California recently administered the coup de grâce to an expansive multidistrict litigation over Facebook's data use policy filed in 2012.
BakerHostetler
Risk assessments are a fundamental part of any organization's risk management process. But many organizations still do not incorporate true risk assessments ...
BakerHostetler
In a widely publicized decision, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted on Dec. 14, 2017, to repeal the tenets of the Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet Order, or the Open Internet Order, of 2015.
Reed Smith
On November 29, many interested audience members packed into the Supreme Court to witness oral argument on the issue of whether the Fourth Amendment demands that the government obtain a warrant in order to acquire long-term, cell-site location information (CSLI) from wireless service providers, in what could be one of the most influential privacy decisions of this generation: Carpenter v. United States.
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