Dear Ned, I understand that one of your employees will be engaging a six-month temporary assignment around Europe to scope market opportunities, and you’d like to have a better understanding of what to be thinking about in terms of privacy.
With 1.65 billion users on Facebook, 332 million users on Twitter and 400 million on Instagram, it is unsurprising that many companies are seeking to increase brand awareness and customer engagement by running competitions via social media.
The Supreme Court’s Spokeo Decision and Its Potential Impact On Privacy and Data Security Class Actions
On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, ruling that a plaintiff must sufficiently allege an injury that is both concrete and particularized in order to have Article III standing, and further that a “bare procedural violation” of a plaintiff’s statutory right may not be sufficiently “concrete” under this analysis.
Employers regularly turn to background screening companies in order to obtain information/reports about applicants and employees.
On April 20, 2016, the Canadian Payments Association (the “CPA”) released a consultation paper “Developing a vision for the Canadian payment ecosystem” (the “Consultation Paper”), outlining its planned vision for the proposed modernization of the Canadian payments system.
This month, a federal judge dismissed Twitter’s lawsuit challenging limits on the disclosure of government requests for information on Twitter users, pressing the company to file an amended complaint contesting the government’s decision to classify such requests.
Ransomware is the new black. In fact, it’s the new China. So says our guest for episode 116, Dmitri Alperovitch, the CTO and co-founder of CrowdStrike.
The Supreme Court released its highly anticipated decision yesterday in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, which addresses whether plaintiffs have standing to pursue statutory damages even in the absence of actual harm under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”).
Companies are under tremendous pressure to reduce IT costs. Cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) offer significant potential cost reductions through the use of shared infrastructure and standardized software offerings.
The EU Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive now looks likely to enter into force in August of this year.