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How deep is the safe harbor?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 30 2012

In a case that has now been in litigation for more than five years, and in an appeal that drew close to a hundred amici briefs, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has explained its position on the contours of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's (DCMA's) safe harbor provision that limits the liability of online service providers who permit users to post content on their websites


Thinking outside the HIPAA box
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

On Wednesday, May 7, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held the third of its Spring Seminars on emerging consumer privacy issues. This session


Disclosures need not contain customers’ actual names to violate the Video Privacy Protection Act rules Hulu court
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

In the latest of a string of victories for the plaintiffs in the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) class action litigation against Hulu, LLC, the U


New COPPA parental consent method approved by FTC
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) amended Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule (16 CFR 312 et seq.), effective July 1, 2013


New privacy rights for California minors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

On September 23, 2013, Governor Brown signed into law new Sections 22580 through 22582 of the California Business and Professions Code titled


Better Business Bureau issues Compliance Warning to website operators
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

On October 14, 2013, the Better Business Bureau issued a Compliance Warning noting that a "significant minority of website operators" are omitting


California adds do-not-track disclosure requirements effective January 1, 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

On September 27, 2013, California Governor Brown signed into law amendments to the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), a 2004 law


Pre-AIA litigation triggers time bar for inter partes review
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

In response to a petitioner’s request for rehearing of a decision denying institution of an Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceeding, the U.S. Patent and


To track or not to track
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

Digital advertising based on tracking users' interests and related privacy concerns have been the subject of many recent news articles. What does


The FTC did some kid-ding around in 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

2014 was a busy year for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC announced something new