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Proposed legislation would give EU citizens right to sue in U.S. for wrongful disclosure of personal information

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

On June 25, 2014, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Obama Administration is looking to pass legislation that would provide EU

FTC announces settlement with twelve companies falsely claiming compliance with the Safe Harbor Framework

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

On January 21, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced settlements with twelve companies that allegedly falsely claimed that they complied with

HHS announces settlement with dermatology practice for potential HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification rule violations

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

On December 26, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced a resolution agreement and $150,000 settlement with Adult &

New Jersey publishes pre-proposal of rules protecting personal information

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2009

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has published a pre-proposal of rules relating to the protection of personal information (“PPR”) and is accepting comments on the PPR until February 13, 2009, after which it will formally propose rules

FTC seeks input on proposed COPPA parental consent mechanism

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

On August 15, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it is seeking public comment regarding a proposed mechanism to obtain verifiable

FTC privacy report emphasizes privacy by design, individual control and transparency

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2012

On March 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission issued a new privacy report entitled “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers.”

FTC and FCC revising guidance on mobile privacy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2012

On May 30, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission hosted a public workshop addressing the need for new guidance on advertising and privacy disclosures online and in mobile environments

Lawsuits allege apple applications sent personal information to third parties

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2011

In late December 2010, consumers filed two class action lawsuits against Apple Inc., claiming that several applications they downloaded from Apple’s App Store sent their personal information to third parties without their consent

ICANN approves expansion of generic top-level domains

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • July 12 2011

Like the land rush of the 1800’s that sent prospectors racing westward to stake their claim, the internet age has afforded businesses and individuals opportunities to carve out a piece of the world wide web for themselves

UK ICO encourages voluntary data protection audits and advisory visits

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2012

Throughout 2011, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) escalated its use of data protection audits, encouraging organizations to submit to voluntary audits and seeking to increase its ability to conduct compulsory audits