• 26 2017 June

    Sergeant Know Your Customer

    Another night, another fantasy draft. Sergeant Know Your Customer “SGT KYC” regulates the contest to make sure everything is fair and fun for all players. Art by Joe Jerome....

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Video games have come a long way. While nostalgic gamers still have a soft spot for classic games like Asteroids, modern gamers value next-generation graphics and gameplay. The creators of NBA 2K responded to this consumer demand, incorporating face-scan technology into its basketball game, thereby allowing gamers to actually see themselves in the game. Though...

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Welcome Alexei & Jason!

Feb 3, 2017 by Jennifer Russell

We are thrilled to welcome two new attorneys to our D.C. and San Francisco offices. Alexei Klestoff, former director of compliance at Walmart Global eCommerce and Jason Wool, who was previously an attorney at Alston & Bird. “We are happy about the talent and experience that we are adding to our team,” said Marc Zwillinger, ZwillGen’s...

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The law governing access to your electronic communications and data stored in the cloud, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”) was enacted in 1986, the same year that Top Gun was the highest grossing film in the United States. A decade later, Hotmail launched, then in 1997 Yahoo began offering email services, and Google’s Gmail...

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FTC Releases Cross Device Staff Report

Jan 31, 2017 by Wendy Everette

Transparency, choice, and protection of sensitive data. The FTC staff’s recently-released “Cross-Device Tracking: A Staff Report” (“Staff Report”) provides recommendations to companies that use cross-device tracking. These recommendation are in line with industry self-regulatory groups such as the DAA’s guidance in November 2015. The Staff Report is also informed by the FTC’s 2015 Cross-Device Tracking...

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The United States and Switzerland have finalized a Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework that is nearly identical to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The Swiss Shield codifies the requirements of Article 6 of the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection. To be eligible for self-certification, organizations must be subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the...

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Webinar: Connected Toys, Chatbots, and COPPA: The Future Is Here

Jan 17, 2017 by Kandi Parsons and Stacey Brandenburg

When your kids talk to a toy or chatbot, who really is listening and what are the legal implications of those conversations? In this webinar, ZwillGen’s FTC veterans, Kandi Parsons and Stacey Brandenburg, will discuss two hot issues that have grabbed or likely will soon have the FTC’s attention – connected toys and chatbots. Topics...

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