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Data “onboarding”—also called “CRM retargeting,” “CRM onboarding,” or just “audience targeting”—is a relatively new way for marketers to reach highly particularized audiences online. It differs from behavioral tracking models because it uses de-identified data originally...

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Earlier this month, the EU Working Party 29 published the results of a sweep conducted by 8 EU data protection authorities regarding the cookie use practices of approximately 500 sites. The 2011 EU e-Privacy Directive...

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Yesterday, Judge Stanley Chesler of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed once and for all a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim against Viacom based on its operation of...

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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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“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” If you’ve ever had to rely on that time-honored principle, you might understand the thinking behind the EU cross-border data transfer restrictions that can stop international deals in...

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You may have noticed more online ads lately related to health and medical conditions—perhaps conditions that you have, or that someone in your household has. Increasingly, online ad platforms have begun selling access to targeted...

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