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CA Court Plays “Tag” - Judge Refuses to Drop Facebook Photo-Tagging Privacy Case
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

Earlier this month, a judge from the Northern District of California allowed a putative class action suit to proceed against Facebook. In this case


To Save Secrecy Lawsuit, Twitter Must Challenge DOJ’s Decision to Classify Surveillance Requests
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

This month, a federal judge dismissed Twitter's lawsuit challenging limits on the disclosure of government requests for information on Twitter users


California Court Refuses to Dismiss Biometric Privacy Suit against Facebook
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2016

The District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued what could be a very significant decision on a number of important digital


Biometrics: Facebook files motion to dismiss privacy suit over facial recognition technology
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2015

As discussed in a previous post on facial recognition technology, a putative class action has been filed against Facebook over the collection of


European Court of Human Rights Rules Employers Can Read Employees’ Emails
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Last month, the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”), in the case of Barbulescu v. Romania, issued a ruling about the rights of employers to


Photo Storage Service’s Collection of Faceprints May Violate Illinois Biometric Privacy Statute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

As we have previously noted, there are several ongoing privacy-related lawsuits alleging that facial recognition-based systems of photo tagging


The Basics of International Privacy Law for Commercial Litigators, Part 1: the EU
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 18 2016

Let's say an American commercial litigator is working to defend a multinational client that has been sued in the U.S. The litigator may realize that


ECPA not applicable to ISP's alleged disclosure of communications to foreign government
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

The Electronic Communications Privacy Act does not apply to the actions of an ISP that allegedly revealed subscribers' personal information and communications to a foreign government, where the acts of disclosure and interception took place in a foreign country, a district court ruled


FTC issues report and privacy best practices for the Internet of Things
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

On January 27, 2015 the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") issued a report detailing best practices and recommendations that businesses engaged in


Regulators Offer Guidance on Privacy and Security for Health App Developers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued guidance on privacy and security best practices for health-related mobile apps, such as fitness