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EU Cookie Regulation Proposed, Consent Simplified?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union
  • February 21 2017

The European Commission recently proposed a draft regulation intended to streamline the process for obtaining consent for online tracking on EU


Scrutiny of Internet of Things Continues
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

We expect to see greater scrutiny by the FTC and others around connected devices, and the security measures companies use to protect those devices


Reminder: Updated Illinois Breach Law Now in Effect
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

As we wrote in May 2016, Illinois was one of many states that revised their breach notification laws. That revision became effective this week. As


2016 Privacy Year In Review
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • China, European Union, USA
  • January 3 2017

Privacy and data security issues continued to be a major focus for companies in 2016. Winston & Strawn has once again compiled its Privacy Year in


FTC Publishes Tip Sheet on Dealing with Ransomware
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2016

In the wake of the FTC’s September workshop on the same topic, the FTC recently published a blog article and short video to help businesses respond


Vermont AG Settles with Software Company over Security Vulnerability
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2016

A recent settlement announced by Vermont’s Attorney General illustrates the obligations it expects of software providers with respect to common


Makers Of "Jott" Messaging App Settle with Texas Regulators for Misrepresenting Privacy Practices
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

Juxta Labs, Inc., maker of the Jott messaging app and other social media games popular with kids and teens, recently settled with the Texas Attorney


California Law Clarifies Disposition of Decedents’ Digital Assets
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) recently signed legislation (AB 691) setting forth rules governing the disposition of “digital assets” to a


Privacy Shield: October 1 Deadline Approaching
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 20 2016

As we have written previously, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program went live in August of this year. Many companies have signed up to this program


Privacy Shield Website: No Listed Companies, One Week and Counting
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

On August 1, 2016, the website operated by the U.S. Department of Commerce to facilitate the implementation of the Privacy Shield went live. It