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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


Online sites and services unprepared for July 1 privacy law changes
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

The new regulations implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") (the "New Rule") go into effect July 1. As we have previously


Opt-in system introduced in Turkey for commercial electronic communications in E commerce law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Turkey
  • November 13 2015

Turkey's solid and rapidly expanding e-commerce market volume reached 18.9 billion Turkish Liras as of the end of 2014. The Turkish e-commerce sector


Executive Action: Obama Administration Budgets for Cybersecurity
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

On February 9, 2016, the Obama administration released its final budget, which includes a request for $19 billion to fund the Cybersecurity National


Smart cookies
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2014

The privacy headlines this year have been predominantly grabbed by Google Spain, a judgment given in May 2014 (reported here) by the Court of Justice


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


Facebook apps transmit unauthorized links to personal data
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

A recent Wall Street Journal investigative report describes how certain Facebook apps (third party applications running on the Facebook platform) send personal information to advertisers and third party tracking companies in violation of the Facebook Privacy Policy and the Facebook agreements binding the app companies