Privacy

Another Privacy Shield Bites the Dust

September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

While not outright eliminating the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield, the Swiss Data Protection Authority, the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC), announced in a position paper on September 8, 2020 that he no longer considers the Swiss-U.S....

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Today, Apple confirmed that it will delay the launch of its iOS 14 AppTrackingTransparency feature until early next year. However, Apple still intends to release iOS 14 this fall, along with its new privacy “nutrition labels”...

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This article was originally published in the IAPP Daily Dashboard on August 19, 2020. By invalidating the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield but not rejecting wholesale the use of standard contractual clauses to transfer data to the...

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On July 22, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued revised FAQs regarding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the FTC Rule issued thereunder (together “COPPA”). The COPPA FAQs provide practical guidance to help operators of commercial...

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On July 9, 2020, the Italian Data Protection Authority (“Garante”) issued a 16.7 million euro fine against Wind Tre S.p.A., an Italian telecom operator, for a number of unlawful data processing activities related to direct marketing under...

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Today the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled that: The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework (“Privacy Shield”) is no longer a valid mechanism for exportation of personal data from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to...

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On June 23, 2020, Senators Lindsay Graham, Tom Cotton, and Marsha Blackburn introduced the Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act, one of the most expansive anti-encryption bills in recent history.  The Bill would amend federal surveillance...

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In United States v. Moore-Bush, the First Circuit recently reversed a Massachusetts District Court decision finding that the Fourth Amendment prohibited sustained video surveillance conducted using a pole-mounted camera in a public space. The Court held that the district...

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At the end of April, the U.S. District Court in New Mexico dismissed most, but not all, of the New Mexico Attorney General’s claims against a group of Ad Networks and Google for violations of...

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We had long predicted that the CCPA’s introduction of statutory damages associated with certain data breaches would make California a popular venue for data breach class action lawsuits. Sure enough, litigants are now raising such...

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