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EU: Article 29 Working Party meets major search engines

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 11 2014

Back in May this year, the CJEU handed down a ruling which will impact not only search engines, but companies all over the world who process data in

Beware of mobile malware: security breaches and data theft

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2014

Threats to mobile security were highlighted in a report recently published by McAfee, the provider of digital and online security services and

FTC approves another COPPA safeharbor

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

On August 6, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had approved another Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") safe harbor

Federal scrutiny of evolving media practices continues to evolve

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2011

The Federal government, so far as online advertising, privacy and data security practices are concerned, roared into March 2011 like a lion, but hardly left like a lamb

Top 10 tips following Google's recent CJEU judgment

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2014

You may have read about the recent European Court of Justice decision regarding Google in Spain and "the right to be forgotten". For an overview of

Is Facebook a “friend” to employers?

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2012

Between 80 and 90 percent of U.S. employers admit to using social media to vet applicants or to monitor current employees’ activities and postings

New COPPA rule broadens and clarifies children’s privacy obligations of online and mobile companies, but backtracks on many previously proposed changes that would have disrupted the advertising and publishing industries

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2012

The FTC has ended a two-year long process of revising the rules implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA Rule), which is now a decade old and set to expire in 2014

Cybersecurity policy and legislation in the 112th Congress

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2011

For more than a decade, addressing vulnerabilities in our nation’s cybersecurity has been a policy priority for the executive and legislative branches of our government

Website alleged to have shared user data settles for $38 million

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2012

The company that operates Proflowers.com and RedEnvelope.com has agreed to a $38 Million settlement of a class action law suit alleging that it violated its own privacy policy when it shared user data with a marketing partner without user consent

Global whistleblower hotlines: new French restrictions require immediate program amendments

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • France
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  • May 24 2011

US companies with subsidiaries or operations in France have until 7 June 2011 to make any required amendments to their whistleblower programs in France in order to comply with new data protection rules there