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Weekly Roundup of Data Issues - 17 January 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 17 2017

The UK Children's Commissioner, Anne Longfield, last year commissioned a taskforce "Growing Up Digital" charged with assessing the risk of children


FTC sues IoT manufacturer for failure to secure devices from cyberattacks!
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • January 16 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against “D-Link Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, alleging that inadequate security measures


Bundesgerichtshof: Anbieter von Online-Spielen kann den Vertrieb von Mogelsoftware verbieten
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • Germany
  • January 16 2017

Frankfurt, 16. Januar 2017 - Der Bundesgerichtshof (BGH) hat am vergangenen Donnerstag entschieden, dass ein Anbieter von Online-Spielen den Vertrieb


D-Link Challenges FTC’s Continued Pursuit of “Unfair” Security Practices Absent Evidence of Harm; Calls Allegations “Unsubstantiated and Vague”
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

Earlier this week, D-Link Systems, Inc. (“D-Link”), responded to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) complaint challenging D-Link’s security


Cybersecurity and the Economic Loss Doctrine
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

Just before the holidays we provided an end of year update on the intersection between cybersecurity and the law. See here. In the first month of


Transferring personal data overseas in light of the EU-USA Privacy Shield framework
  • Havel, Holásek & Partners s.r.o.
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • January 12 2017

Thousands of companies that had used "Safe Harbour" to transfer personal data to the USA had to look for another solution after the framework was


Breyer Ruling, and Dynamic IP Addresses as Personal Data
  • Havel, Holásek & Partners s.r.o.
  • European Union
  • January 12 2017

Protection of personal data or, from another perspective, their legitimate use, is not a new issue and so the general Regulation No 2016679 of the


Data Security and Cybercrime in Switzerland
  • Walder Wyss Ltd
  • Global, Switzerland
  • January 10 2017

A structured guide to data protection and cyber security in Switzerland


Facebook Switzerland not obliged to provide prosecutor with data
  • Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte
  • Switzerland
  • January 10 2017

According to the latest decisions of the Federal Supreme Court, Facebook Switzerland Sàrl does not have to provide the prosecutor of the Canton of


Cybersecurity: Finally Some Law (Part 1) - Understanding Cybersecurity Standards Post-Ashley Madison (Canada)
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 10 2017

This is the first bulletin of a two part series reviewing recent Canadian and U.S. regulatory guidance on cybersecurity standards in the context of