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Christine Lonsdale, a lawyer representing the Canadian civil liberties Association, warns that new modes of private communication deserve the same privacy protection as more traditional forms. "In an age of increasingly pervasive use of electronic communication, every person who uses text messages to ...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Eichenberger v. ESPN that allegations that the Video privacy protection Act was violated are sufficient to establish Article III standing, but that the definition of "personally identifiable information" under the statute should be limited to information that ...

There are a number of issues to consider when discussing smart toys marketed to and used by children: the children's Online privacy protection Act (COPPA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement, the Family Educational rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Health Information Portability and ...
In a decision that clarified aspects of the video privacy landscape, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an action alleging a violation of the Video privacy protection Act (VPPA) based on an assertion that ESPN's WatchESPN Roku channel had shared a user's Roku device number and video viewing ...
The suit was originally filed in federal court in the District Of Columbia in March of 2014, alleging that ESPN gave the personally identifiable information of consumers who watched the WatchESPN app on Roku to an Adobe Systems analytics unit in violation of the Video privacy protection Act of 1988.
Geolocation data is governed under a patchwork of FTC enforcement actions and industry self-regulatory frameworks, but is otherwise largely untouched by any state or federal regulation, although the children's Online privacy protection Act includes geolocation data sufficient to identify a street name and ...

Millions of users are trying to protect their privacy from commercial tracking online, be it through their choice of browser, installation of ad and tracker blocking extensions, or use of a Virtual Private Network (VPN). This guide focuses on how to correctly configure the blocking extension in your browser to ...
After 15 years of contemplation of the existence of a serious invasions of privacy tort at common law, the Australian Law Reform Commission in 2014 formally recommended its creation to the federal government. Public liability insurers would potentially be one of the first to be impacted by any more far ...
On 10 October 2017, Jamaica introduced into its House of Parliament a comprehensive Bill for privacy and data protection, entitled "An Act to protect the privacy of Certain Data and for Connected Matters." The new law would cover personal data, including data in an "accessible record" such as a health ...
SearchCIO staff caught up with Xerox Corp. CISO Alissa Johnson at the recent Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Fla. to get her take on the intersection of privacy and cybersecurity and how the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will influence data privacy protection in the United ...
France map GENEVA / Paris, November 20, 2017 - Ending Friday his first official visit to France, the UN special rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, Joseph ...
The Situation: While biometric data (such as fingerprints, facial recognition technology, and iris scans) can be used effectively in the workplace, ...
On November 8, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had approved a final order settling claims arising out of a data breach at Georgia-based tax preparation firm TaxSlayer, LLC. In late 2015, hackers hit TaxSlayer with a "list validation" or "credential stuffing" attack. With that type of attack, ...
The groups requested that the Commission launch further investigation into the smartwatch niche, particularly on possible violations of the FTC Act and the children's Online privacy protection Act (COPPA) - the federal children's privacy law. What's more, they threw down the gauntlet and called out the ...
Over the last five years, companies have had to face increasing costs of cyberattacks and data breaches. In 2015, the cost of cyber attacks ...
This year's research identifies 423 eminent data privacy and protection lawyers. The individuals listed here have expertise in outsourcing, contractual matters and compliance to ensure that company and individual data remains private. We also highlight 197 leading data security lawyers for their expertise in assisting ...
Phishing attacks continue to be the root cause of a considerable number of data breaches. Typically, these incidents occur when employees ...

The Geolocation privacy protection Act (HB 3449) would have resulted in burdensome, redundant, and costly disclosure and consent ...
Employees in Illinois are continuing to file class action complaints against their employers. Bob Evans Restaurants and Suparossa Restaurant ...
Effective October 18, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration ...
... effect on 1 June 2017 at the same time as the PRC Cyber Security Law, both of which indicate China's continued focus on privacy protection.
Last week, an unknown twitter contractor briefly suspended President Trump's Twitter account. The episode lasted 11 minutes. On its face, it ...
... the children's Online privacy protection Act ("COPPA") for organizations that use audio voice recordings of children. This additional guidance ...
... effect on 1 June 2017 at the same time as the PRC Cyber Security Law, both of which indicate China's continued focus on privacy protection.
... effect on 1 June 2017 at the same time as the PRC Cyber Security Law, both of which indicate China's continued focus on privacy protection.
... 2017, the Federal Trade Commission released a new policy enforcement statement regarding the children's Online privacy protection Rule ...
On the state level, the work OCR is unable to do may be taken up by state attorneys general eager to protect the privacy concerns of their ...
In response, the Illinois General Assembly passed House Bill 3449, the Geolocation privacy protection Act, a bill to address massive secret ...
Our lawmakers recognized this in passing the Geolocation privacy protection Act. Now let's urge them to reaffirm the law over the governor's ...
In the much anticipated first annual review of the EU-US Privacy Shield program, the European Commission concluded that the program ...
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would overhaul aspects of the National Security Agency's ...
On September 22, 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the proposed Geolocation privacy protection Act, which sought to limit the ...
In Ela v. Kathleen Destefano, the Eleventh Circuit recently commented on the remedies provision of the Driver's privacy protection Act ("DPPA") ...
ESET South Africa has launched ESET privacy protection Solutions. These are tools that an organization can use to achieve digital security ...
With native apps for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android, TigerVPN makes it easy to keep your browsing history under wraps. The platform ...
Time is running out on Governor Bruce Rauner to act on a bill that would change the way websites track a user's location and how they store ...
A bill that would have required mobile apps to be more transparent about the collection of users' geolocation data was vetoed Friday by Gov.
Beijing, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's 10 largest online service providers have improved their privacy policies and made them more transparent ...
Because the global Internet carries data across international borders, police often seek digital evidence stored in another country. To obtain ...
Bruce Rauner vetoed the proposed Geolocation privacy protection Act on Friday, leaving it to the legislature to consider a possible override ...
In this special guest feature, Adam Lorant, VP of Customer Success for PHEMI Systems, takes a look at the ever-increasing number and variety ...
A creep in Port Lincoln, South Australia has been using a drone to look into people's homes late at night. It's another story in a flurry of concern ...
Back in 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gave the children's Online privacy protection Rule (COPPA) a digital update. COPPA ...
"With the introduction of the Moving Americans privacy protection Act in the House, and identical legislation already under consideration in the ...
Leahy's consumer privacy protection Act of 2017 would require companies to take preventive steps to defend against cyberattacks and data ...
Today, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the consumer privacy protection Act of 2017. The bill would place requirements on companies ...
... which it was alleged that Disney collected children's information in violation of the children's Online privacy protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) clarified in recent guidance how the children's Online privacy protection Act (COPPA) applies to ...
Ann Williams, who sponsored HB3449, the Geolocation privacy protection Act. "We get so attached to our cellphones that we sometimes forget ...
In Manila, we just ran the second Data Privacy Workshop jointly with the National Privacy Commission. Again, we were fully booked as more ...


 

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