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EU: Article 29 Working Party publishes guidance stating that the ‘right to be forgotten’ applies to .com domains

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 8 2014

We commented on the ‘right to be forgotten’ judgment in Google Spain SL, Google Inc. v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos in May earlier this

Take heed: Facebook and Google Buzz's privacy settlements with FTC reinforce need to audit privacy practices and revisit statements and policies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 8 2011

On November 29, 2011 the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) announced that it had reached a proposed settlement with the now ubiquitous social network Facebook of an eight-count complaint charging that its consumer data practices constitute unfair or deceptive acts or practices in violation of Section 5(a) of the Federal Trade Commission Act

The new year may mean you need a new privacy policy: recent changes in laws require attention

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 4 2013

Companies should examine their data privacy and security policies and practices before the start of the New Year to make sure that they are compliant

Federal scrutiny of evolving media practices continues to evolve

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Online behavioral advertisingtracking litigation: a rising risk facing insurers and insureds

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 9 2012

2012 began with over 100 pending consumer class actions alleging various companies’ improper tracking of customer and other users’ behavior online and via mobile devices

Another victory for service providers 9th Circuit finds arbitration provision enforceable in privacy class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 19 2013

Federal courts continue to rely on a 2011 US Supreme Court ruling to uphold arbitration clauses and associated class action waivers in online terms

Use of the internet in the fight against corruption: the Google decision and the law of unintended consequences

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

The great irony of the European Court of Justice's ("CJEU") decision concerning Google and the 'right to be forgotten' is that the original

Google forced to forget, following European Court of Justice decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 20 2014

For first time The Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) applies the right to be forgotten to a non-EU based internet search engine

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

Europe prepares for e-commerce overhaul - the digital single market’s call for change

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 6 2011

In late September 2011, the European Commission is expected to announce changes to the e-commerce regulatory environment in Europe