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Consumer privacy legislation? All sides weigh in but remain far apart in the big debate over big data

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

Recent comments filed by various stakeholders in response to the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information

COPPA’s “Safe Harbor” grows with FTC’s approval of iKeepSafe’s self-regulating framework

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it approved iKeepSafe's Safe Harbor Program application, allowing the company's self-regulating

Rhode Island hospital’s breach of health information leads to settlement with Massachusetts Attorney General

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

On July 23, 2014, the Massachusetts attorney general announced a settlement with Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (WIH) over the loss of

FTC examines pre-download consumer disclosures of mobile shopping applications; makes recommendations applicable to all consumer data

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

Continuing its examination of consumer protection issues in the mobile payments sphere, on August 1, 2014, the FTC released a staff report examining

Pass or fail? Sens. Markey and Hatch introduce “Protecting Student Privacy Act” seeking to amend FERPA, increase protection of student PII shared with private companies

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

On July 30, 2014, Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., made good on his earlier promise to beef up the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

Appellate Court rules medical information must actually have been viewed by an unauthorized person for a plaintiff to recover under the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

The California Court of Appeal recently held that in order to recover under California's Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), Civ. Code

Mobile application: security best practices

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

The industry for mobile applications is growing rapidly. As companies and independent developers look to gainor strengthenfootholds in this

U.S. District Court dismisses privacy class actions against Viacom, Google

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 2, 2014, New Jersey Federal District Judge Stanley R. Chesler dismissed six consolidated MDL class actions challenging Viacom’s and Google’s

FTC updates COPPA FAQs again revisions to Part H gives app developers and parents welcomed clarification on parental consent

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

Continuing our Blog's updates on the Federal Trade Commission's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to the updated Children's Online Privacy Protection

Leveraging next generation networks to change the healthcare model

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Davis Wright Tremaine is conducting a series of webinars under the heading "Reinventing the Hospital." The purpose of the series is to address