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Data mining class action settles for $14 million

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

An Illinois court recently approved a no-fault settlement agreement resolving claims brought against comScore Inc. that the company had collected

NIST seeking feedback on mobile security guidance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has indicated that it is seeking public

FTC approves iKeepSafe’s COPPA safe harbor program

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

The FTC recently announced approval of the seventh COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) safe harbor program, run by iKeepSafe. COPPA

Industry experts warn of rising cyber security threats for financial institutions in the wake of major data breach

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

Industry experts are warning of an increase in cyber attacks on Hedge Funds in the wake of a major data breach recently reported by CNBC and verified

UK government launches new scheme to help businesses defend against cyber threats

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 17 2014

The UK government has launched a new cyber security scheme called Cyber Essentials. Under the scheme, organisations can apply for one of two levels

UK ICO fines charity following cyber attack

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 21 2014

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined registered charity, the British Pregnancy Advice Service (BPAS), £200,000 following an attack

FTC 50th privacy case, settles with medical transcript company

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

GMR Transcription Servs., Inc., a translation and transcription company, has agreed to settle with the FTC over alleged "inadequate data security

FTC approves sixth COPPA safe harbor program

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

Following last year's revisions to the COPPA Rule (see our post outlining the changes), and the FTC's recent approval of a new method for obtaining

Apple settles with FTC over unauthorized in-app purchases

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2014

The FTC recently settled with Apple over allegations that the company improperly charged account holders for unauthorized in-app purchases made by

California requirements for website privacy policies are changing January 1: are you ready?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

As we wrote in October, the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) will require - effective January 1, 2014 - that websites that collect