Mobile Applications

In a formal opinion released publicly on March 14, the EU Article 29 Working party warned businesses in the mobile industry that they must comply with EU Data Protection laws, including the Data Protection Directive and Section...

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Last month, I blogged about how California AG Kamala Harris had issued warning to multiple mobile app developers that they were violating the California Online Privacy Protection Act (OPPA) for failing to conspicuously post their privacy...

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Security and trust serve as two of the building blocks upon which decisions about risk in the mobile environment can be made.  Such decisions ultimately affect the liability that an organization will face as a...

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As many as 100 mobile app providers, including United Continental Air Lines, Delta Air Lines and Open Table, have received warnings from the California Attorney General that they are violating the California Online Privacy Protection...

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On February 22, six leading operators of mobile application platforms (Amazon, Apple, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, and Research In Motion) signed an agreement with California Attorney General Kamala Harris committing to improve privacy protections offered to...

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On February 7, the FTC announced that it sent letters to 6 mobile application providers that offer background screening products warning that the apps may be violating the Fair Credit Report Act (“FCRA”).  The FCRA...

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