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About Jon Frankel

Jon Frankel

Jon Frankel has been advising clients on privacy, data security, e-commerce, intellectual property and litigation matters for more than 15 years. Jon provides practical advice to mitigate privacy and data security risks and helps clients navigate a myriad of complex data collection, use and sharing cases. Jon advises on health and children’s privacy; email, SMS and telemarketing; mobile applications; user generated content; contests, promotions, and sweepstakes, online gaming; and requests from law enforcement. Prior to joining ZwillGen, Jon was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Bingham McCutchen, LLP, where he co-chaired the Privacy and Security Group.

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Earlier this week the California Attorney General published “Make Your Privacy Practices Public: Recommendations on Developing a Meaningful Privacy Policy”...

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It is not only the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General and Congress that are focused on data and cybersecurity these days. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), an independent private organization that regulates member brokerage...

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Clients often ask whether we think a particular piece of privacy, data security, consumer protection or similar legislation will be passed by Congress. And, more often than not, the answer is no. I’d like to...

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Yesterday, ZwillGen lawyers Marc Zwillinger and Jon Frankel, along with Anne Toth, Founder and CEO of Privacyworks and Josh Galper, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel for Personal spoke at the National Law Journal 2013...

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On January 1, 2014, a new data breach notification law will take effect in  California (of course).  The Golden State has been leading the charge for years in enacting data privacy and security standards and...

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It’s August in D.C. Summer is coming to an end; the kids are going back to school; traffic is still (blissfully) light and normally, the federal government is at best sleepy – at worst, in...

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The European Commission has established new rules and regulations that require Internet Service Providers and telecommunications providers to notify authorities of a security breach within 24 hours. If the reporting entity is unable to provide...

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According to sources at the Federal Communications Commission, the Commission plans to vote at its June 27, 2013 meeting about the potential expansion of existing privacy and security rules  to customer information that is stored...

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The FTC recently announced that more than 90 businesses located in the U.S. and abroad, including mobile applications, were sent “educational” letters reminding them of the looming July 1, 2013 deadline to comply with the...

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Despite requests from the Internet Association, Interactive Advertising Bureau, US Chamber of Commerce, the Application Developers Alliance, and a group of other trade associations, the FTC has decided to retain the July 1, 2013 effective...

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