French health care companies have faced hard times over the past months with their new transparency obligations. They have been required to declare the equivalent of 18 months (!) of agreements and benefits in a very short period of time.
California Public Utilities Commission Denies Request to Develop Privacy Standards for Wireless Carriers and Mobile Applications
After a year in which the California Legislature passed a spate of privacy laws, wireless providers and third party mobile application providers do not need to add privacy regulations from the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) to their growing list of privacy compliance requirements.
Target recently acknowledged that it suffered a massive security breach over the holiday season between November 27 and December 15.
The US CAN-SPAM Act is old hat for marketers in the US. But it is time to revisit email marketing compliance programs if you send email north of the US border.
On January 16, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with TeleCheck Services, Inc., and its affiliated debt-collection entity, TRS Recovery Services, Inc. (collectively, “TeleCheck”).
In a front-page, above-the-fold article on Saturday, January 18, 2014 — that is, more than a month after Target first learned from the Secret Service that the company had been the subject of a massive cyber security hack – the New York Times reported that the company was vulnerable to the cyber attack because its systems were “astonishingly open – lacking the virtual walls and motion detectors found in secure networks like many banks’.”
In an ever-changing technological landscape, organizations are increasingly at risk under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA).
As I have written about before, the C.U.R.E.S. database was created and is maintained by the California Department of Justice to track the prescriptions of Californians.