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After much anticipation, the CFPB released guidance on October 20, 2017 regarding the consumer protection implications of financial data sharing and aggregation services. In these new principles, the CFPB expresses strong support for such offerings,...

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Privacy by Design is now required by EU law and considered a best practice in the U.S. Implementing Privacy by Design into your product development process can help you mitigate privacy risks and win consumer...

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Ken Dreifach Joins NAI’s Board of Directors

October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ken Dreifach has been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Network Advertising Initiative (the “NAI”). The NAI is the leading self-regulatory association for “third party” platforms engaged in...

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For anyone who has been tracking the advancement of automated vehicles (AV), there is no doubt that federal and state attention has ramped up. Thirty-three states have introduced AV legislation this year alone. At the...

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Welcome Allison Bender

October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are excited to welcome Allison Bender, an incident response lawyer formerly with Hogan Lovells and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to our team! Having served as primary operational legal counsel for the federal...

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A United States District Court granted summary judgment to the FBI in a FOIA action brought by the AP, USA Today, and Vice, seeking disclosure of the name of the vendor the FBI used to...

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The FTC announced a settlement with Lenovo over the company’s widely-reported practice of pre-installing its laptops with ad-injecting software designed by the developer Superfish. The settlement highlights several common security pitfalls that companies should watch...

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Continuing the enforcement of its endorsement guidelines, the FTC announced its first settlement with individual influencers rather than focusing only on advertisers who work with influencers. In the action, the FTC alleged two YouTube personalities...

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A Note on Hourly Fee Billing

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the aspects of ZwillGen that regularly draws clients to our firm is our alternative billing philosophy. As explained on our billing philosophy page, we believe in billing clients the way they want to...

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Podcast: Data Do, Data Don’t

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most websites and apps collect information from its users. But are you doing it in a legally-compliant way? We won’t be taking over any New Year’s countdowns, but listen to our radio-ready voices as we...

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