What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



March 07, 2019

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Steven M. Richard, Wesley Gangi

An actor’s tweet ruled to be non-defamatory, the Third Circuit upholds injunction in favor of company monitoring ex-employees’ Facebook communications and more. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Social Media

Actor’s tweet ruled to be non-defamatory

Actor's politically charged tweet could be read as a question, rather than a defamatory statement of fact.—Steven M. Richard

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Privacy Litigation & Class Action

Judge finds Washington’s cyberstalking law to be unconstitutional

A court finds that Washington's cyberstalking law extends too far to reach constitutionally protected speech.—Steven M. Richard

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Third Circuit upholds injunction in favor of company monitoring ex-employees’ Facebook communications

An employer's alleged "unclean hands" in monitoring ex-employees' Facebook communications cannot defeat an injunction preventing the misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property.—Steven M. Richard

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Financial Institutions

FTC seeks comments on proposed amendments to Safeguards and Privacy Rules to GLBA

FTC proposes amendments to Safeguards and Privacy Rules to comply with legislative changes.—Steven M. Richard

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Cybersecurity

New federal data privacy bill encounters state roadblocks

In the wake of the seemingly endless stream of data privacy scandals that surfaced over the past year, lawmakers have renewed the push for the nation’s first comprehensive, bipartisan data privacy law.—Wesley Gangi

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