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11th Circuit finds standing in data privacy breach litigation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

The Eleventh Circuit recently overturned a U.S. District Court decision regarding issues of standing, injury, and causation in the context of data

Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of suit against Redbox for ZIP code collection practices

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action against Redbox, holding that its ZIP code collection practices fall within

Swiping customers’ driver’s licenses may steer Best Buy into trouble

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2012

It is a common practice for retailers to collect customers’ personal information when processing the exchange or return of merchandise

‘Killing the password dead’ and other updates in cybersecurity

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

The Obama Administration has announced a series of initiatives to address the growing number of data breaches at major retailers. Millions of

Operator of celebrity fan sites must pay for COPPA violations

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

The operator of fan websites for celebrities including Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Selena Gomez has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged violations of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the COPPA Rule

PCI issues E-Commerce Guidelines

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2013

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council released new guidelines that serve as a supplement to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI

Zip codes have been added to the list of personal identification information by the Supreme Court of California

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2011

On February 10, 2011, the Supreme Court of California decided that ZIP codes are "personal identification information" (PII) for purposes of the Song-Beverly Act (the "Act"); therefore, they may not be requested or required as a condition to accept credit cards as part of a transaction

FTC settles with MySpace over privacy practices

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

The Federal Trade Commission recently agreed upon a settlement with Myspace LLC, operator of Myspace.com, regarding the company’s privacy practices

Facebook signs on to California AGs apps privacy policy initiative

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2012

Facebook, Inc., operator of Facebook.com, recently became the latest large website operator to sign on to California’s agreement with major mobile application companies requiring mobile privacy policy notices for apps

FTC attempting to catch COPPA rule up to the technology

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2011

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it is seeking comments on its proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “COPPA Rule” or the “Rule”), which was implemented to enforce the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act