Mobile Applications

The Federal Trade Commission and 27 members of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN), which comprises privacy enforcement agencies worldwide, are joining forces to continue efforts to better protect children’s privacy online. To aid these...

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Can states require out-of-state website operators to identify authors of negative reviews? This was the issue addressed by the Supreme Court of Virginia in Yelp, Inc. v. Hadeed Carpet Cleaning, Inc., 2015 WL 1726739 (Va....

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As a follow-up to its 2013 workshop, “The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World,” the FTC recently released a report summarizing its findings and presenting some recommendations. Experts estimate that there...

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Twitter Inc.’s declaratory-judgment action against the U.S. Department of Justice is the latest salvo brought by protransparency service providers seeking to publish more information about the secret government demands for user data they receive pursuant...

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released guidance on Section 8 of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), which will go into effect on January 15, 2015. CASL has been described as “the toughest anti-spam law...

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Mobile applications have changed the way we shop. Instead of trekking from store to store or researching prices in advance, consumers can simply download an app to compare competing products and retailers in real-time. Apps...

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