Privacy

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) has issued guidelines for avoiding liability under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) for assisting third parties in their violations. These guidelines and a recent CRTC enforcement action are a...

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A recent class action lawsuit out of Arizona provides another example why companies are right to be wary about voluntarily providing information to law enforcement, even when there is no clear statutory bar on doing...

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President Trump signed into law the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (“FAA Act”) in which Section 375 authorizes the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) to apply Section 5 of the FTC Act to privacy policy violations...

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A New Jersey federal court has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against multiple “smart TV” manufacturers alleging that their televisions improperly collect information on what customers are watching on their screens. The court held...

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The North Carolina Attorney General’s Office issued a letter to Google on October 11th demanding that the company answer questions about the recent breach affecting its Google+ network. The NC AG’s inquiry signals that companies...

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced settlements on September 27, 2018 with four companies that the FTC alleged falsely claimed to be EU-U.S. Privacy Shield certified. These settlements with IDmission, LLC, mResource LLC, SmartStart Employment...

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A Canadian law that goes into effect on November 1st will require companies to maintain a record of all breaches, regardless of whether they are reportable. We’ve previously written about the Canadian law that will...

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Note: SB 1121 was signed into law on September 23, 2018. On August 31, 2018, the California legislature unanimously passed a bill, SB 1121, amending the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). While the bill does...

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Note: SB 327 was signed into law on September 28, 2018. The California State Senate has passed a bill (SB 327) that would make California the first state to regulate the security of the Internet...

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A federal court has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against an omnichannel marketing company (NaviStone) and three online retailers, holding that the companies’ alleged use of omnichannel marketing technologies did not result in a...

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