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Netflix sued for allegedly violating movie renters' privacy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

On March 11, 2011, Virginia resident Peter Comstock filed a class action complaint against Netflix, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California

South Korea to issue privacy compliance certifications

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • South Korea, USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

On October 27, 2013, the South Korean Ministry of Security and Public Administrationindicated that the government will issue certifications to

European Commission recommends changes to Safe Harbor

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • November 27 2013

On November 27, 2013, the European Commission published an analysis of the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor Framework, as well as other EU-U.S. data transfer

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

Federal judge rules on FTC’s authority to regulate data security

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

On April 7, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued an opinionin Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide

Dos and don’ts of data breach and information security policy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2009

Breaches of personal data held by both public and private entities continue to soar

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

German DPAs publish further guidance on the use of personal data for advertising purposes

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany, USA
  • -
  • January 2 2014

On December 10, 2013, a German data protection working group on advertising and address trading published new guidelines on the collection

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

Illinois AG targets health websites regarding online collection of personal information

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2013

On July 12, 2013, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced that she sent letters to operators of eight popular health-related websites