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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


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


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


Europe prepares for e-commerce overhaul - the digital single market’s call for change
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • September 6 2011

In late September 2011, the European Commission is expected to announce changes to the e-commerce regulatory environment in Europe


GDPR Legislative Process is Complete: EU Parliament Gave Final Approval on 14 April 2016
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • April 27 2016

The EU Council and the European Parliament have officially adopted their final position on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) after more


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


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


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 advertising: numerous class actions pending
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

The first quarter of 2011 has been marked by the rise of awareness and legal activity surrounding the question of behavioral or targeted advertising


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