• 16 2017 November

    Breaking Down Biometric Data

    As businesses use biometrics – such as fingerprint, iris, and face scans – in financial transactions, for security and authentication, and in connection with social media, they have been compelled to learn about biometric privacy laws,...

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When seeking warrants for email accounts, the Government often asks for all email content stored in the account, even when an investigation relates only to use of the email account for a period of time or for a single purpose. The Government often argues (as it does in searches of computer hard drives) that over-seizing...

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Sergeant Know Your Customer

Jun 26, 2017 by Kelsey Harclerode and Stacey Brandenburg

Another night, another fantasy draft. Sergeant Know Your Customer “SGT KYC” regulates the contest to make sure everything is fair and fun for all players. Art by Joe Jerome....

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee released draft text for the Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act (“GAME Act”), which seeks to repeal the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) and legalize state-sanctioned sports betting and online gambling. PASPA currently prohibits the vast majority of states from legalizing sports betting. If passed,...

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Mapping VPPA Trends

May 30, 2017 by Jeff Landis

The Eleventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim brought against ZwillGen client CNN based on its operation of the free CNN App for iPhone. Plaintiff Ryan Perry had alleged that the App’s transmission of the title of news clips viewed on the App along with the device identifier (“MAC Address”)...

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Woohoo – we’ve done it again! For the seventh consecutive year, ZwillGen has been ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leading law firm in the Privacy and Security space! You can view our Chambers profile here. As the only boutique firm consistently ranked in this category, it always means a lot to us to...

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How to Label Your IoT Product

May 2, 2017 by Wendy Everette

Recognizing consumer concerns about security and patchability, an industry working group of organizations in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry is taking important steps to ensure that IoT manufacturers provide more readily-available information to consumers through boxes and labels on their products. The NTIA’s IoT Communicating Upgradability and Improving Transparency Working Group recently released draft...

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