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Adobe announces improvements to Flash player privacy controls

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

On January 12, 2011, Adobe Systems Incorporated ("Adobe") announced in its Adobe Flash Platform Blog that it is working with browser vendors to integrate control features into browser user interfaces that will allow users to more easily control local shared objects ("LSOs") on their computers

European Data Protection Supervisor calls for strengthening of EU data protection laws

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

On February 21, 2014, Peter Hustinx, the European Data Protection Supervisor ("EDPS"), highlighted the need to enforce existing EU data protection

Comments by outgoing FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour suggest continuing focus on consumer privacy by the Commission

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2010

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that outgoing FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour criticized technology companies for publicly exposing consumer data, particularly during the rollout of new products

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 &

Litigation hold notices in light of Apple v. Samsung

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2012

On July 25, 2012, in the case of Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., LTD., et al., the Magistrate Judge, Paul S. Grewal, for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division, issued an order granting Apple’s motion for an adverse inference jury instruction based on the court’s finding that Samsung did not suspend its automatic biweekly destruction of emails from its email system, that Samsung failed to issue sufficiently distributed litigation hold notices after it admitted the litigation was “reasonably foreseeable” and failed to follow up on such hold notices, and that Samsung failed to monitor its employees in their preservation efforts, to ensure compliance with the hold notices

Center for Digital Democracy files complaint and calls for FTC investigation of 30 Safe Harbor-certified companies

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

On August 14, 2014, the Center for Digital Democracy ("CDD") filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and requested that the Commission

ICO privacy notice code review

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

As we reported on October 8, 2013, the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") hasannounced it is reviewing its Privacy Notices Code of Practice

Complaint to FTC alleges cloud service dropbox fails to sync security with representations

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2011

According to a complaint submitted to the Federal Trade Commission on May 11, 2011, the popular cloud-based data storage provider Dropbox, Inc. made false claims about the security of its users’ data, thereby putting them at risk while gaining an unfair advantage over competitors that actually offer the sort of security Dropbox advertised

Another California-based mobile app developer settles with New Jersey AG’s office over child privacy violation allegations

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2013

On November 22, 2013, New Jersey's Acting Attorney General announced that the State had entered into a settlement agreement with Dokogeo, Inc

White House publishes report on government surveillance programs

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On December 18, 2013, the White House published a report recommending reforms to the federal government's wide-ranging surveillance programs. The