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Craigslist Files Another Suit against Data Scraper
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

For years, craigslist has aggressively used technological and legal methods to prevent unauthorized parties from scraping, linking to or accessing


Arizona Passes Groundbreaking Blockchain and Smart Contract Law - State Blockchain Laws on the Rise
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

The blockchain or “distributed ledger network” was originally conceived as the peer-to-peer technology platform that allows for the transfer of


FTC fines first mobile app developer for COPPA violation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2011

On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that mobile application developer W3 Innovations, LLC (dba Broken Thumbs Apps), has agreed to pay a fine of $50,000 in order to settle charges that it collected and disclosed personal information from children under the age of 13 without first notifying parents of information-collection policies or obtaining verifiable parental consent, in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC’s COPPA Rule (16 C.F.R


5 best practices for employers addressing social media use in the workplace
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

For the second year in a row, Proskauer has conducted a global survey, "Social Media in the Workplace Around the World 2.0", which addresses the use of


Sony Pictures breach stresses need to revisit document and email retention policies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

The SONY Pictures cybersecurity breach playing out in public over the last few weeks is just the latest in a series of high profile cybersecurity


Department of Education issues new guidance documents relating to student privacy
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

The past few years have seen exponential growth in the use of technology in the classroom, with applications ranging from the increased availability


Connecticut joins states that protect personal online accounts of employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Connecticut has joined a list of twenty-one states with a statute designed to preserve the privacy of personal online accounts of employees and limit


The Basics of International Privacy Law for Commercial Litigators, Part 3: Cross-Border Discovery Issues
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 3 2016

As explained in Part I and Part II of this series, U.S.-based commercial litigators should be aware that other countries’ privacy laws may affect


FTC settlement bars marketing of spyware for illegal uses
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2010

The Federal Trade Commission scored a victory over spyware with a recent settlement with a company that will prohibit it from marketing its keylogging software as a "100 percent undetectable" way to "Spy on Anyone, From Anywhere."


Bankruptcy court approves destruction of personal information gathered on gay teen site
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2010

The judge presiding over the bankruptcy proceeding of the operator of a Web site and magazine aimed at gay teens has approved a settlement allowing the destruction of personal information of users rather than a sale to creditors as part of the bankruptcy estate