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01.07.20

EU high court advisor finds Facebook’s method for transferring...

wealth management
Data Privacy

12.18.19

U.S. Encryption Debate Sparks Questions at the European...

wealth management
Data Privacy

12.12.19

Breach Triggers $1.6M Penalty for HIPAA Violations

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Data Privacy

12.06.19

The California Consumer Privacy Act’s impact on out-of-state...

  • 11.21.19

    Massachusetts District Court halts “suspicionless” searches of...

    Although the court stopped short of requiring border officials to obtain a warrant supported by probable cause prior to searching smartphones and laptops, its decision is being hailed as a major victory by privacy rights advocates. The ruling will serve as an important check on the rising number of electronic device searches conducted at the border each year.

    Category Data Privacy

  • 11.15.19

    Class action suit alleges Juul Labs, Inc. violated Illinois...

    A class action complaint, filed on November 7, 2019, alleges that Juul Labs, Inc. violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (the “BIPA”), by failing to provide consumers with the necessary disclaimers related to the use of facial recognition technology in Juul’s age-verification process.

    Category Data Privacy

  • 10.31.19

    FTC settles first-of–its-kind stalker app case

    On October 22, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled its case against a Florida company, Retina-X Studios, LLC and its owner, James N. Johns, Jr. (“Johns”). The company sold “stalkerware” that allowed people to tap into others’ phones and track their calls, texts, photos, physical movements, and browser history.

    Category Data Privacy

  • 10.31.19

    Ubisoft sues Dutch 17-year-old over video game cheats

    Video game publisher Ubisoft, Inc. (Ubisoft) claims Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) violations, interference in contractual relations, and unfair competition against a Dutch 17-year-old and his mother. The complaint alleges that the defendants produced and distributed “cheat” software for Ubisoft’s online multiplayer game Rainbow Six: Siege.

    Category Data Privacy