Last week, the Federal Trade Commission held the first of its three spring workshops, focused on mobile device tracking.
The French data protection authority (the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés – CNIL) has just published an amended version of its standard authorization for professional whistleblowing helplines which results in a significant broadening of its scope but also tightens the requirements for anonymous reporting.
As online social gaming becomes more pervasive in the lives of children today, it is vital for video game providers to understand and comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (“COPPA Rule”)
California Attorney General Announces More Active Role in Dealing with Data Breaches, and Helpful Guide for Small Business
On Thursday, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced heightened enforcement concerning data breaches, reports USAToday.
After Target Corporation’s (NYSE: TGT) net earnings dropped 46% in its fourth quarter compared to the same period last year, Target finally answered the 441 million dollar question – To 8-K, or not to 8-K? Target filed its much anticipated Current Report on Form 8-K on February 26th, just over two months after it discovered its massive data breach.
46 states plus Washington, D.C. have data breach notification laws. Alabama, Kentucky, New Mexico and South Dakota still do not have a comprehensive notification law outside of the public sector.
Like many people, I shop regularly at Target. It’s one of my favorite stores. So when I first heard news of the data breach they’d experienced, my heart sank. I am a Target Red cardholder, and had used my card to shop there three times during the time period identified.
Drones and HOAs: How Homeowners Associations and Condominium Associations Can Be Prepared to Deal with the New Technology
Amazon.com’s recent announcement – that in the future it may utilize unmanned drones to deliver packages to individual residences – has created a host of novel legal issues that all homeowners associations should consider and plan for.
I estimate that about 1% of Internet users bother to read Terms of Service, and only 0.01% of Internet users bother to read Click Agreements.
Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, the recently-reelected president of the French Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, was elected today to head the Article 29 Working Party for two years effective immediately.