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Everyone’s nightmare: privacy and data breach risks
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

The rapid growth of the collection, usage, storage and transmission of information in electronic form, and the expansion of the interconnectivity


The General Data Protection Regulation: What Insurers Should Do Now to Prepare for Its Implementation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 24 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) has been approved by European Union (EU) members as well as the Council of Europe and, at


Hackers continue to perpetrate wire transfer fraud scams on a global scale
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

An increasing number of businesses continue to be targeted by very sophisticated email scams designed to convince company employees responsible for


Beware of mobile malware: security breaches and data theft
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2014

Threats to mobile security were highlighted in a report recently published by McAfee, the provider of digital and online security services and


First FTC privacy action against mobile app publisher alleging COPPA violation results in $50,000 settlement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2011

On August 15, 2011 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with mobile application game publisher W3 Innovations, LLC, which included a $50,000 payment


Creating & modifying online terms of use - what to do, what not to do
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

Instagram LLC caused an uproar last December when it announced changes to its terms of use agreement. The blowback continued recently when a customer


Customers can resell copies of downloaded software; developers can try to stop them
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • July 4 2012

Yesterday, 3 July 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in UsedSoft v. Oracle that online purchasers of software may resell copies of their downloads provided that they render the original download usable


Online behavioral advertisingtracking litigation: a rising risk facing insurers and insureds
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

2012 began with over 100 pending consumer class actions alleging various companies’ improper tracking of customer and other users’ behavior online and via mobile devices


Google forced to forget, following European Court of Justice decision
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • May 20 2014

For first time The Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) applies the right to be forgotten to a non-EU based internet search engine


Entertainment industry agent Rightscorp seeks personally identifiable information of thousands of Internet users
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

In the past two years, Rightscorp, Inc. has sought the identity of thousands of Internet subscribers across the country, in order to obtain